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The Six Early Learning Skills
your child needs for school success

1. Vocabulary

Knowing the names of things.

2. Phonological Awareness

The ability to hear and manipulate the smaller sounds in words.

3. Print Motivation

Having an interest in and an enjoyment of books.

4. Print Awareness

Noticing printed words everywhere, knowing how to handle a book and how to follow the words on a page.

5. Letter Knowledge

Knowing that letters look different from each other and have different names and sounds.

6. Narrative Skills

The ability to describe things and events and tell stories in sequence.