Home Reinforcement of a First Grade Reading Program by Use of a Reading Activity Kit

The intent of this study was to develop and examine a school and home coordinated program to promote the reading achievement of first grade students. The specific objective was to assess a Reading Activity Kit used by first grade students at home as assisted by parents in order to determine (1) student interest in reading activities, (2) the values of the Reading Activity Kit education program to parents, (3) the values of the Reading Activity Kit program for teachers, and (4) student achievement in reading.