The more that you READ, the more things you will KNOW. The more you LEARN, the more places you'll GO! -Dr. Seuss
Literacy is the foundation to success. To be prepared for school, young children need a strong foundation of early literacy skills. These skills are required before your child starts to read or write on his/her own. Studies have shown that children who master literacy skills go on to have greater academic success. So let's hit the pavement running.
DID YOU KNOW:
These are the skills that allow a child to make sense of what's on the page. De-coding skills include:
Print knowledge – The ability to identify letters, words and symbols on a page and to understand how print works – for example, understanding that print is read from left to right and that letters combine to make words.