Early Literacy Skills

Children start learning from day one! Visits to the library are a fun way to develop these skills
LOVE  BOOKS

Print motivation: Being interested in and enjoying books.
USE  BOOKS

Print awareness: Understanding that print has meaning; noticing print everywhere, not just in books
LEARN  WORDS

Vocabulary: Knowing the names of things.
SEE  LETTERS

Letter knowledge: Knowing that letters look different from each other; knowing letter names and sounds.
HEAR   SOUNDS

Phonological sensitivity: Being able to hear and play with the smaller sounds that make up words.
TELL  A STORY

Narrative skills: Being able to describe things and events, and tell stories.

 

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