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Kindergarten Readiness: Reading Comprehension

One of the most important components of Kindergarten Readiness is a child's reading comprehension. The first few years of a child's life are fundamental to developing their creativity, imagination, and motivation to become lifelong learners and readers. Nurturing their creative spirit and imagination from an early age will help children become more interested in learning and will help them become lifelong learners!

In this part of the guide, you'll find five sub-topics to review: 
Background Knowledge, Book & Print Awareness, Motivation to Read, 
Sparking Curiosity, and Story Comprehension.

After choosing a sub-topic, this subject page will take you to a new page of the guide. As previously stated, you will find a checklist of skills related to the subject, as well as books and resources to help your child succeed in kindergarten. There will also be some tips for incorporating the five early literacy practices of Every Child Ready to Read (playing, reading, singing, talking, and writing) at home!