This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.
The Early Language and Literacy KnowledgeBase is an online resource supporting language and literacy development in early learners from birth through age eight. Its focus is to support parents and caregivers in helping early learners with their language and literacy development, and teachers in enhancing their instruction for early learners from pre-Kindergarten through Grade 3.
Task 2: The Role of Literacy in the Home
Guideline: Spending time reading to young children has been demonstrated to be an essential element of successful early literacy development. Parents and family caregivers reading to young children enhance the children's ability to develop their reading skills effectively. This task provides resources explaining the importance of reading at home.