ABCs of Early LiteracyDOWNLOAD
September 20, 2019
Did you know?
- Reading proficiently by the end of the third grade can be a “make or break benchmark” in a child’s educational development.
- Eighty-three percent of children who are not reading by the fourth grade are at risk of failing to graduate from high school on time.
- Michigan ranks 43 out of the 50 states in meeting national reading standards by the fourth grade.
- Preschoolers, whose parents read to them, tell them stories or sing songs with them, tend to develop larger vocabularies, become better readers and perform better in school.