6 early reading skills

What are the six early reading skills?

  • Vocabulary– Knowing the names of things
  • Print motivation– Being interested in and enjoying books
  • Print awareness– Noticing print, how to handle a book, how to follow words on a page
  • Letter knowledge– Knowing letters are different from each other, knowing their names and sounds
  • Narrative Skills– Being able to describe things and events and tell stories
  • Phonological awareness– Being able to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words