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

Narrative Skills:
Knowing how stories work

Letter Knowledge:
Naming letters and their sounds

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

Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See book cover

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin

• Print Awareness
• Letter Knowledge

• Talking
• Singing
• Playing

Extend the Book with these reading strategies

Good Night Gorilla Book Cover

Good Night Gorilla by Peggy Rathman

• Vocabulary
• Narrative Skills

• Talking
• Playing

Extend the Book with these reading tips!