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FC: BY Maria Elena July,2011 | EARLY LITERACY
1: s As Easy As A-B-C | what is early literacy?
3: Early Literacy refers to the pre-reading and pre-writing skills that pave the way for actual reading and writing.
4: The components of a successful Early Literacy Program:
5: Narrative Skills. Phonological Awareness. Print Awareness. Letter Knowledge Vocabulary Phonics
6: Phonemic Awareness “The Ability to listen inside a word”
8: Print Awareness
9: Concepts about books demonstrate students understanding of books and how one reads a book
10: The Child: Understands that a book is for reading. Shows which direction to read (front to back). Reads left page before right page. Uses left-to-right progression of text. Turns pages correctly. Knows where to start reading on a page. Knows what a book title is.
12: Emergent Readers and Writers
13: Enjoys hearing and using new language.
14: The Emergent Reader: Skills and Behaviours “plays” at reading and writing. Handles books confidently. Interprets pictures. Uses pictures to predict text. Retells a known story in sequence. Develops a memory for text. Finger-points to locate specific words. Begins to realize that words are always spelled the same.
16: The Early reader Uses illustrations for checking rather than for predicting.
17: Beginning to write