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  • Letter knowledge 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Letter Knowledge is the understanding that letters are different from each other, that they have different names, and that they are related to sounds. Make a fun art project by writing a word and letting your child color ...
  • Narrative skills 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Narrative skills refer to the ability to describe things and events and tell stories. Using toys or puppets will help your child connect to the story and give your child a vehicle to retell the story in their minds or in ...
  • Phonological awareness 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Phonological Awareness is the ability to hear and play with the smaller sounds in words. This is a skill that your child can work on long before he or she reads, but it will make learning to read much easier. This brochure ...
  • Print awareness 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Print Awareness refers to noticing print, knowing how to handle a book and knowing how to follow the words on a page. Look for books that use lots of different styles of type. Your child will learn that the same letter can ...
  • Print motivation 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Print Motivation refers to a child's interest in and enjoyment of books. It begins at a very young age, long before a child can read. Remember that involving the child is more important than reading word for word. Having ...
  • Vocabulary 

    South Carolina State Library (South Carolina State Library, 2011)
    Vocabulary refers to knowing the names of things, such as objects, actions or ideas. Nouns are the easiest vocabulary words to learn and provide children with the tools to communicate their thoughts and feelings.