Early literacy is the development of skills students need to make the transition from learning to read to reading to learn. Early Reading Skills include vocabulary, phonics, language, and numeracy. Prior understanding gives students the foundation they need to learn and grow. Examples of skills are print motivation, print awareness, letter knowledge, vocabulary, narrative skills, and phonological awareness.
The benefits of prior understanding are brain development, early vocabulary development, improved reading, better writing, better communication, creating a hobby, and professional skills. Tips for good reading start early, making reading a part of your daily routine, asking your child questions, rereading your child’s favorite books, and counting objects on the page.
To conclude, talk to a teacher soon and find out to get your child involved in reading. The benefits can make a big difference in your child’s life and future.