Everyday Steps to Reading and Writing

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Everyday Steps to Reading and Writing

Simple tips for families to promote literacy BEFORE kindergarten.

This article gives ideas for the following eight ways to include literacy in everyday routines:

  • Talk and listen
  • Read aloud together
  • Explore the sounds of language
  • Offer alphabet activities
  • Support budding readers and writers as they test their new skills
  • Offer books throughout your home and even outdoors
  • Support early writing with lots of materials
  • Explain how books and print work

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