IRVINE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
FAMILY LITERACY PROJECT
Phrases That Encourage
The following are statements you can use to help encourage your child while he/she is reading.
I like the way you tried to help yourself.
Good for you! I saw you checking the word with the picture to see if you were right.
I like the way you worked out the hard part.
I noticed you tried _____ when you had trouble. Good for you. Thats what good readers do.
I noticed you paused before you read right here (point). After you paused, you read the word correctly. Great job!
Im so proud of your efforts and skills.
I love the way you read this sentence with feeling.
You are reading with lots of expression. Im really proud of you.
I like the way you got your mouth ready and said the first sound.