• Parent Tips: How to Get Your Teen To Read More Often

    • Let your teen have choice about what to read.
    • Have conversations with your teen about what he/ she reads.
    • Help your teen make connections with ideas and issues that are relevant to what he or she is reading.
    • Provide a variety of reading material that interests your teen in your home.
    • Encourage your teen to read to a younger sibling.
    • Take time to visit the library with your teen to choose books and spend time reading.
    • Provide space in your home for reading.
    • Encourage your teen to write.
    • Suggest books from movies that your teen enjoys.
    • Listen to books on tape while riding in the car.
    • Let your teen see you reading and make efforts to model good reading habits.
    • If your teen is having difficulty with reading, seek help from his or her teachers.
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