Six Skills by Age Six: Launching Early Literacy at the Library, 1st Edition

  • Anna Foote
  • Bradley Debrick
  • Published By: Libraries Unlimited
  • ISBN-10: 1610699009
  • ISBN-13: 9781610699006
  • DDC: 027.62
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 190 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released August 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This one-stop guide to nurturing six core early literacy skills at your library also offers practical tips for sharing these skills with parents, teachers, and other caregivers so they can institute them in playgroups, in school, or at home. he book also includes activities that relate to each skill, suggests books that are especially useful in exploring each skill, and tells you how to create early literacy spaces. Three sets of storytime plans—one each for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers—are presented as well.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: The Importance of Early Literacy.
1: From National to Local: A Brief History of 6 by 6.
2: Establishing an Early Literacy Program.
3: Helping Children Learn the Six Skills, and Helping Adults Help Children.
4: Have Fun With Books.
5: Talk Talk Talk.
6: Take Time to Rhyme, Sing and Play Word Games.
7: Notice Print All Around You.
8: Look for Letters Everywhere.
9: Tell Stories About Everything.
10: Conclusion: The Benefits and Usefulness of Creating a Unique Early Literacy Initiative.
About the Authors.