Train your kindergarten parents and “Reading Buddies” to value “magical memory reading” and transition into “touch reading” and later independent reading using the Neurological Impress Method.
Build a Parent Lending Library of Predictable Literature
Consider building a parents’ library with multiple copies of your favorite predictable books to send home with families at the beginning of the year. Some of these may be the same books you use for shared literacy. (See page 265 for a list of quality literature with high picture and text support for emergent readers.)