The 6 skills kids need to learn to read.
Even before your child can read for himself, you can give him an ear for language, a thirst for learning and a love of books. Researchers now know that a child’s early experiences with books greatly influence his ability to learn to read. Entering kindergarten with these early literacy skills increases a child’s chances for academic success.
Reading aloud and sharing stories with your child provides a foundation for reading and helps your child build the skills and concepts he needs before he can learn to read. Here are six skills children need to learn to read: