Get Ready to Read!: Designed to support educators, parents, and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten. Intended for use with all children, the resources and information provided on this site promote skill-building, communication between adults, and ways to address concerns.
PBS Parents: Activities and reading strategies for children
This PowerPoint gives parents an overview of the five components of literacy, giving examples of each component and strategies for families to use at home. It also stresses the importance of daily literacy practice in the home.
This PowerPoint gives families information on different types of literacy (ABC, visual, cultural, computer). Families will learn how to prepare children for testing, different literacy assessments used in their district and action steps to take after receiving the results. Families will also learn strategies for effective communication with educators around literacy.
This PowerPoint gives families tools and strategies for finding appropriate books for their children. It also discusses what it might look like if a child’s IEP includes literacy related goals and services.
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