Children need a variety of skills to become readers. The Six Skills for Early Literacy are the foundation for later success in reading and writing. Ready to Read is the Milwaukee Public Library’s early literacy initiative focusing on developing the Six Skills for Early Literacy so that every child is Ready to Read when they enter school.
The American Library Association has identified
these six key skills that will prepare children to become readers when
they enter school.
Click on the skills listed below for additional information and book lists: