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Title:  Home Literacy Activities and Signs of Children's Emerging Literacy, 1993 and 1999
Description: This report presents information on the extent to which families are engaged in literacy activities with their 3- to 5-year-olds who are not yet enrolled in kindergarten. It also presents information on signs of children's emerging literacy, such as whether children recognize letters, can write their own names, or read or pretend to read. This report also examines changes in both home literacy activities that families engage in and signs of children's emerging literacy between 1993 and 1999. The report concludes with an examination of the association between home literacy activities and signs of emerging literacy in 1999.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: November 1999
Web Release: November 24, 1999
Print Release: January 31, 2000
Publication #: NCES 2000026
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Christine Winquist Nord, Jean Lennon, Biaming Liu, and Kathryn Chandler
Type of Product: Statistics in Brief
Survey/Program Areas: National Household Education Survey (NHES)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistics in Brief, please contact:
Rachel Hansen.