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Literacy is about...

  • Handling books carefully
  • Sharing stories
  • Singing rhymes and songs
  • 'Reading' the snack labels to find out what is for snack today.
  •   Linking sounds and letters.
  •   Giving meanings to marks as they draw and paint.
  • Literacy development involves encouraging children to link sounds and letters and to begin to read and write. Children must be given access to a wide range of reading materials (books, poems, and other written materials) to ignite their interest.
  • Literacy is about....