How can non-English speaking parents help their children learn to read in English?
Parents who read in Spanish can be very helpful in the development of their children’s literacy skills. Their Spanish literacy becomes the foundation that will help your ELLs learn to read in English. Through Spanish reading, ELLs are developing their background knowledge and key vocabulary and literacy skills that will enable them to become excellent readers in English. There are even ways that parents who cannot read in any language can help their children learn to read. Find out how parents can help their children at home with reading.