Related IEL Resources
- Tip Sheet: Fun at Home with Preschoolers: Getting Ready to Read!
- Tip Sheet: Getting Ready to Read and Write in Child Care
- Tip Sheet: The Gift of Words: Reading and Games
- Tip Sheet: Literacy across the Preschool Curriculum
- Tip Sheet: Out and About with Preschoolers: Literacy Activities
- Tip Sheet: The Power of the Pen: Drawing and Scribbling
- Tip Sheet: The Power of the Pen: Let Children Choose Writing Centers!
- Tip Sheet: Sharing Books with Your Preschooler
- Tip Sheet: Things to Do While You’re Waiting: Language and Literacy
- Tip Sheet: Using Predictable Books with Young Children
- Tip Sheet: What’s Next? Predictions at Story Time
- Tip Sheet: Young Authors at Work: Literature Response Journals
- Tip Sheet: Talk, Listen, and Learn
- Tip Sheet: Young Authors at Work: Story Dictations
- Video: Connecting with Concepts and Skills
- Video: Mack Reads His Book
- Video: Reading Partners: Sharing the Lead in Storybook Reading
Related Web Resources
Get the Most from Any Story While You Read to Your Kids
This PBS resource has hints for reading and sharing stories with children.
Dialogic Reading Practices
This CONNECT resource explains the purpose, use, and potential benefits of dialogic reading practices when working with young children.
Growing Up to Read
Parents and preschool teachers are important resources in the child’s acquisition of language and early literacy concepts and skills. The National Academies Press explains what adults can do to help children develop literacy skills.
Developmental Milestones of Early Literacy
Reach out and Read provides a list of typical development along with hints to encourage children’s beginning literacy.