Tip 1: Recognise that oral language will very soon link to how the students process written language Students who have a large vocabulary and speak with adult like grammar typically progress into reading with much greater ease.
Check that your child's speech and language skills are where they should be.
Speaking and language skills sheets and videos: https://pld-literacy.org/product/speech-language-development-milestones-5-year-old/
Speech sound development: https://pld-literacy.org/product/speech-sound-development-milestones-fact-sheet/
Should a student require speech and language pathology sessions: https://pld-literacy.org/product/observations-of-a-student-to-accompany-a-referral-to-a-sp/

Tip 2: A child's reading comprehension skills can be predicted (or worked on before they are even reading) through the presentation of specifically scripted comprehension questions**
Training videos and information is provided here: https://pld-literacy.org/product/comprehension-questions-for-5-year-olds/

Tip 3: Understand the process of early reading, so parents know what to expect and how it to make it as enjoyable as possible.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruR-WST8gnc
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