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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2018

Alphabet Letter-Name Knowledge

By the end of a year in a literacy-rich preschool program, a typical older 4-year-old can often name at least 18 or 19 uppercase letters and 16 or 17 lowercase letters.

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Authored by: Judith A. Schickedanz , Molly F. Collins
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