Literacy – New River Public Library Cooperative Supporting library service in Baker, Bradford and Union Counties, FL 2016-05-02T03:34:10Z http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/feed/atom/ WordPress Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[6 early reading skills]]> http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/?p=4650 2013-01-09T14:58:51Z 2013-01-09T14:58:10Z 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

 

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Marlene Glennon <![CDATA[Learning to read]]> http://www.newriver.lib.fl.us/?p=4428 2013-01-02T12:22:52Z 2013-01-02T12:22:52Z The process of brain development for reading starts before birth through quiet talking and singing to your baby. It continues after birth through touch, love, eye contact, one-on-one interaction and repetition. The ritual of talking together and sharing books starts early.

Learning to read comes later.

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