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Keywords

Language arts (Early childhood); Language arts (Preschool); Literacy;

Abstract

The purpose of this review of literature was to look at research in the area of early literacy acquisition. A brief background on emergent literacy and how emergent literacy has impacted educational reform was discussed. The review of literature discussed research on emergent literacy development, in particular the skills that are appropriate for young children to acquire in preparation for entrance into formal schooling. A look at research about the influences on emergent literacy learning and the conditions that foster early literacy development was also discussed. The home factors influencing emergent literacy development and the conditions that foster early literacy learning were highlighted. Recommendations regarding national and local support and implementation were offered to further the development of emergent literacy learning.

Year of Submission

2006

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Rebecca Kay Edmiaston

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Date Original

2006

Object Description

1 PDF file (iv, 47 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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