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. That’s what good readers do.

I noticed you paused before you read right here (point). After you paused, you read the word correctly. Great job!

I’m so proud of your efforts and skills.

I love the way you read this sentence with feeling.

You are reading with lots of expression. I’m really proud of you.

I like the way you got your mouth ready and said the first sound.