All About Pre-Reading 

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What does my student need to know before beginning Pre-reading?

Download this Readiness Checklist to determine if your student is ready for Pre-reading.


What will my student learn in Pre-reading?

The All About Reading Pre-reading program is designed for preschoolers and kindergarteners. Your student will enjoy the special games, crafts, and storytime read-alouds, and you will love the way your student effortlessly learns essential pre-reading skills.

Your student will learn five very important pre-reading skills: Print Awareness, Phonological Awareness, Letter Knowledge, Listening Comprehension, and Motivation to Read. These skills lay the foundation for learning to read. Below is a sampling in each area.

Letter Knowledge

  • Learn to recognize capital letters

  • Learn to recognize lowercase letters

  • Learn to recite the alphabet song

Phonological Awareness

  • Learn to blend sounds orally to make a word

  • Learn to clap syllables

  • Learn rhyming and word boundaries

  • Identify the beginning and ending sounds in a word

Print Awareness

  • Understand that the words on the page can be read

  • Understand that books are read from cover to back, and sentences are read from left to right

Listening Comprehension

  • Answer simple questions about a story

  • Learn to retell a story in his own words

  • Ask pertinent questions about a story

Motivation to Read

  • Cultivate an enthusiasm for learning

  • Instill a delight for books and reading

  • Observe situations in which reading is beneficial

  • Establish a desire to learn to read and write

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 Pre-reading Progress Chart!


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