Ready to Write

Church, Ellen Booth
February 2009
Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p72
The article focuses on the reading and writing skills of children at age five and six. It states that most kindergartners are excited about reading and writing because their literacy skills are growing by the day. Reading at this stage includes the use of color, size, shape, and context to understand everything. Kindergartners usually experiment with different ways of writing. Parents are advised to ask the child to read books and encourage his love of writing by putting together a special journal.


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