Early Literacy Tip of the Week: Letter Knowledge

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 by earlyliteracy

Alphabet Rescue Every child can be a great reader! To support early literacy sing, talk, read, write and play with your child to develop: 1. Phonological awareness 2. Vocabulary 3. Background Knowledge 4. Print Conventions/Awareness 5. Letter Knowledge This week’s early literacy tip is on: Letter knowledge: Letters have sounds and can represent sounds; the same letter can look different. You don’t always need an alphabet book . . . more »

Rhyme Time: Early Literacy Tip of the Week

Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2013 by earlyliteracy

The Cat In The Hat Sing, Talk, Read, Write and Play with your child. These activities support early literacy. Developing the following skills help children get ready to learn to read! 1. Phonological awareness 2. Vocabulary 3. Background Knowledge 4. Print Conventions/Awareness 5. Letter Knowledge Phonological awareness: The ability to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words. Talking about words that rhyme helps children become more aware of . . . more »

Early Literacy Tip of the Week

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 by Jenforkids

Who Hops? Hey everybody--sing, talk, read, write and play with children to start them on the road to reading! Background knowledge is building on and creating a base for what children already know to help them be ready to learn One of the best ways you can help your child become a good reader later is to help them enjoy reading and sharing books together now. For . . . more »

Dig Into Reading this Summer!

Posted on Monday, April 8, 2013 by Jenforkids

Dig Into Reading - Sign up for the Kids Summer Reading Club Today! Join the Kids Summer Reading Club at SCCLD! Sign ups begin June 1st at the library or online. Set your own reading goal for the summer time, pick any books -- including graphic novels or downloadable books -- and READ. Kids in grades K-8 can earn a free book and certificate. And reading is only part of the fun…each SCCLD library has a great lineup . . . more »