Parenting Technique 45 – Read, sing, and talk to your child as much as you can (the R, S, & T of parenting)!
As you read, sing, and talk to your child, you lead the way toward emergent literacy. As you point out pictures, your child develops comprehension skills. As you point out words, your child gets the idea that printed words have meaning. As you sing and talk, you build understanding.
Here are some fun facts! There are 100 words that are most frequently heard in the English language. These words make up 50 percent of all elementary school reading. The first ten make up 25 percent of all elementary reading. Here is the list:
the he at but there will some two my long
of was be not use up her more than down
and for this what an other would write first day
a on have all each about make go water did
to are from were which out like see been get
in as or we she many him number call came
is with one when do then into no who made
you his had your how them time way oil may
that they by can their these has could now part
it I word said if so look people find over
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