What are
Family Involvement Kits?

Families can now share the joy of reading and play a key role in building a strong foundation for literacy in their children with Family Involvement Kits. The series includes 3 kits that help young children feel successful as they develop:

  • A love of reading
  • Early reading strategies
  • Reading confidence
  • Comprehension
  • Sight word and academic vocabulary
  • Fluency

The three kit types include:

  1. Read Together Backpacks: Kits with Trade Books
  2. Read Alone and Together: Content-Area Kits
  3. I Can Read!: Kits by Reading Level

Why is family involvement so important for young children to learn to read?

Educational researchers have confirmed that families actively engaged in their children’s education can help them achieve higher academic performance. Parents can play a crucial role in helping their children build a lifelong love of learning. The best learning often begins at home.

Kit 1: Read Together Backpacks

What is it?

Introduce children to the joy of learning with the award-winning Read Together Backpacks. The kit is ideal for early reading instruction and features beginning leveled children’s books as well as classic, award-winning trade books—in English or in Spanish. The resources are stored in a handy and attractive backpack that serves as a durable and transportable carrying case.

What’s included?

Read Together Backpacks feature:

  • Precisely leveled books that help young children successfully build their literacy skills
  • Trade books that introduce classic stories that capture children’s imagination
  • Parent’s Guide combining best practices with ways to engage children and family members in literacy activities

Each backpack contains:

  • 6 Rising Readers Leveled Books (Levels A–B)
  • 4 Trade Books
  • Parent’s Guide
  • Backpack (to store, transport, and organize reading materials)

Pricing Information

Read Together Backpacks
$75 each
English Kit SS0001
Spanish Kit SS0002

Or customize your own backpack! Minimum order of $500. Contact Chad Paperman at (914) 325-2771 or cpaperman@newmarklearning.com.

Kit 2: Read Alone and Together: Content-Area Kits

What is it?

Read Alone and Together: Content-Area Kits enable parents to help their children learn standards-based Science, Math, Social Studies, and Fiction content, and at the same time build vocabulary and comprehension skills. The kits are in English or Spanish and feature high-interest topics. One kit each for:

  • Science
  • Math
  • Social Studies
  • Nursery Rhymes

What’s included?

Each kit features:

  • Informational books in Science, Social Studies, or Math content areas, or nursery rhymes
  • Parent support inside each book
    • Inside front cover lists vocabulary and phonics and comprehension skills, and also includes parent prompts for reading the book with new readers.
    • Inside back cover provides sight word practice games and extension activities.
  • My Personal Journal:
    • Lets students respond to the book they’ve read
    • Encourages authentic reading-writing connections
    • Includes prompts for expression about home, family, and school
    • Consumable

Each kit contains:

  • 8 Rising Readers Leveled Books (Levels A–I)
  • Parent’s Guide
  • My Personal Journal
  • Sturdy Carrying Case (to store, transport, and organize reading materials)

Pricing Information

English
$39 each
Science Kit NS0432
Math Kit NS0433
Social Studies Kit NS0434
Nursery Rhyme Kit NS0435
Spanish
$45 each
Science Kit NS0436
Math Kit NS0437
Social Studies Kit NS0438
Nursery Rhyme Kit NS0439

Or customize your own kit! Minimum order of $500. Contact Chad Paperman at (914) 325-2771 or cpaperman@newmarklearning.com.

Kit 3:
I Can Read!: Reading Level Kits

What is it?

Parents can help their children progress to higher levels with I Can Read!: Reading Level Kits. The kits are grouped by precise reading levels at a narrow range so that children increasingly build their vocabulary and comprehension skills. Children can complete one kit, then seamlessly move up to the next, higher reading level kit. They are available in English or Spanish.

Included in the kits are a Personal Journal so students can respond to the books they have read, and a Parent’s Guide for explicit, easy-to-use instruction to support young readers.

What’s included?

Each kit features:

  • Highly engaging informational and fiction leveled book titles
  • My Personal Journal:
    • Lets students respond to the book they’ve read
    • Encourages authentic reading-writing connections
    • Includes prompts for expression about home, family, and school
    • Consumable
  • Parent’s Guide
    • Supports children’s early literacy skills in developmentally appropriate ways
    • Highlights literacy milestones to recognize, support, and encourage children
    • Includes prompts to stimulate reader response
    • Matches the right books to the right age groups

Each kit contains resources by reading level:

  • 8 Rising Readers Leveled Books (Levels A–I)
  • Parent’s Guide
  • My Personal Journal
  • Sturdy Carrying Case (to store, transport, and organize reading materials)

Pricing Information

English
$39 each
A-C Kit NS0440
D-E Kit NS0441
F-G Kit NS0442
H-I Kit NS0443
Spanish
$45 each
A-C Kit NS0444
D-E Kit NS0445
F-G Kit NS0446
H-I Kit NS0447

Or customize your own kit! Minimum order of $500. Contact Chad Paperman at (914) 325-2771 or cpaperman@newmarklearning.com.

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