Early Literacy is what young children know about reading and writing before they can actually read and write.
Print Motivation is the interest and motivation a child develops as they are exposed to positive experiences with various reading materials.
Print Awareness refers to a childs progressive understanding that letters and words are distinct elements of oral and written communication.
Letter Recognition refers to the ability to recognize, identify and verbally recite the names and sounds of the alphabet.
Phonological Awareness is an individuals awareness of the phonological structure or sound structure of words.
Narrative Skills refers to a childs ability to describe things or retelling a story or event in order.
Vocabulary is knowing and recognizing the names of things.
Document Source: Reach Out and Read Website, 2013
According to National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), children who were read to frequently are more likely to: