Preparing Children for Reading Success by Julia Irwin
Hands-On Activities for Librarians, Educators, and Caregivers

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Preparing Children for Reading Success: Hands-On Activities for Librarians, Educators, and Caregivers will not only familiarize anyone who reads to young children with the essentials of promoting early and emerging literacy, but also contains more than 25 ready-to-go activities that can be immediately used to foster this critical skill development. Following a basic overview of preliteracy skills that prepare children for reading success, the book contains field-tested, proven activities that promote success in each of the following skill sets:
Alphabet knowledgePrint conceptsBook handling skillsPhonological sensitivityExpressive vocabulary
Each of the activities is described in detail and linked to a popular children’s book. This is a must-have how-to for anyone interested in promoting emerging literacy.

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Published October 16, 2014 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 126 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction