Home Module 012 - Early Literacy

Module Overview

Early Literacy

Length: 3- 3.5 hours
ETO: Child Development

Home visitors are well positioned to promote literacy in the homes of the families. Some of the ways they can support and nurture family literacy skills are by modeling and encouraging literacy promoting behaviors and activities and by helping families create literacy rich homes. This training is designed to provide information and strategies that home visitors can use to help families develop a literacy rich home environment for their children.

Objectives

By the end of this training Home Visitors will be able to:
•Define literacy and understand the five key opportunities that children birth-five need in order
  to become successful readers and writers
•Discuss developmental milestones of early literacy development and how to select age
  appropriate book
•Demonstrate knowledge of when and why parents should read to young children. Identify ways
  to connect, nurture, and support family literacy skills


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