Recognise and be proud of your child's success in reading
Ensure your child is exposed to a wide range of reading materials
Provide a quiet, well lit study area
Encourage your child to read for different purposes; biographies and novels, instructions for building models or using new technology/appliances, interesting articles in newspapers, to younger brothers and sisters/cousins, for information about a topic, to use the computer, critical reading of advertising
Encourage your child to question the authors opinions and be critical of the text, e.g. ask, "do you agree?" "Why did/didn't you like that story?"
Support your homework by guiding and advising, talking through the work, not doing the work
Encourage your child to use the library regularly
Respect your child's different interests in reading and talk about your different and similar interests