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

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book Cover

Title:
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Skills:
• Background Knowledge
• Vocabulary

Practices:
• Talking
• Reading


Extend the Book with a colorful butterfly craft!

Five Little Monkeys Book Cover

Title:
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow
(Also available on Overdrive and Hoopla!)


Skills:
• Phonological Awareness

Practices:
• Talking
• Singing
• Reading

Extend the Book with simple jumping monkeys!