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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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Literacy

Find research-based resources, tips and ideas for families on reading and writing at home!
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Young Children
November 1, 2017

Promoting Preschoolers’ Emergent Writing

Emergent writing skills, such as the development of namewriting proficiency, are important predictors of children’s future reading and writing skills.

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Authored by: Teresa A. Byington, YaeBin Kim
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Support Writing at Home

Chances are, your child will experiment with writing long before he or she learns to read. Here are some ways to help your child learn about and practice writing.
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Teaching Young Children
June 1, 2009

Real-Life Reasons to Write

Here are some ways to give the children in our classroom real-life opportunities to write.

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Authored by: Louis Mark Romei
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