Working together to help children get ready to learn to read!

Reading Success Depends on Knowing Early Literacy Skills:

Print Awareness:
Noticing print everywhere

Phonological Awareness:
Knowing sounds

Letter Knowledge:
Naming letters and their sounds

Vocabulary:
Knowing lots of words

Background Knowledge:
Knowing about the world all around

Here are 5 Fun, Free, and Easy Practices You Can Do with Your Child to Teach Those Skills:

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This Month's ECRR Featured Titles

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus Book Cover

Title:
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willems

Skills:
• Background Knowledge

Practices:
• Talking
• Reading
• Playing

Extend the Book with a NO! sign!

The Napping House Book Cover

Title:
The Napping House by Audrey Wood

Skills:
• Background Knowldege
• Phonological Awareness
• Narrative Skills


Practices:
• Talking
• Singing
• Reading

Extend the Book with interactive cut-outs to help learn about story patterns!