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Parent Literacy Night. It’s never too early to read to your child. Learning to Read. Asdlkg hadf lkh asdgha Reading is like learning to break a code. You are your child’s first teacher. You know your child best You know when your child is ready to listen and enjoy stories

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Parent literacy night

Parent Literacy Night

It’s never too early to read to your child.

Learning to read
Learning to Read

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  • Reading is like learning to break a code

You are your child s first teacher
You are your child’s first teacher

  • You know your child best

  • You know when your child is ready to listen and enjoy stories

  • You also know when your child has had enough

  • You have the honor of being with your child most

  • Your child looks up to you and loves doing things with you

Every child ready to read
Every Child Ready to Read

A reading initiative from the American Library Association to help parents and caregivers get children ready to read

There are currently two editions available:

The first edition focuses on reading skills

The second edition focuses on five literacy skills

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Every Child Ready to Read

1st Edition

2nd Edition

  • Six skills:

  • Phonological Awareness

  • Vocabulary

  • Narrative Skills

  • Letter Knowledge

  • Print Awareness

  • Print Motivation

  • Five activities:

  • Reading

  • Singing

  • Talking

  • Writing

  • Playing




  • Sing to your child – they won’t judge! read themselves

    • Singing helps break down the sounds in words

      • “Tony Chestnut know that I love you. That’s what Tony Chestnut knows.”

    • Singing helps develop language skills

    • When you sing, you are including bits of all six skills



  • Say what?! read themselves

    • Talking to your child helps build knowledge, vocabulary, and much more

    • Talking helps make your child aware of personal experiences

    • Even from birth you can pause for your child’s response

    • Talking is one of the easiest ways to make connections to past events and prior knowledge



  • Writing helps connect meaning to language read themselves

    • Any type of writing helps build fine motor skills and eye-hand coordination

    • Reading and writing are both important ways to communicate information and represent spoken words




Reading is
Reading is… read themselves

  • Language, world, and print all mixed together

  • Magical

  • Fun!

Kindergarten kick off
Kindergarten Kick Off read themselves

Kindergarten screening
Kindergarten Screening read themselves

  • Every April we offer a screening opportunity

    • We visit Trinity Lutheran Preschool, Grafton Co-op, Joyful Beginnings, Child Garden, and Horizons

    • We also offer screenings by appointment at the library

  • This is NOT a placement test

  • The screening is to help indicate areas to continue working on before Kindergarten begins


Questions? read themselves

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