Great Parents - Macomb Newsletter (English,
What should my child be doing?
By age 3-4 your child talks in
sentences of 4 or more words about activities.
Can answer simple questions that are
posed to him or her.
By age 4-5 your child can pay
attention to short stories.
Can answer simple questions about the
Your child is just beginning to learn
the alphabet by singing their ABCs and becoming familiar with the
letters in their name.
Your child can listen to and sit still
for longer stories and may even be able to tell stories to you; or
pretend to read stories to you.
Your child can communicate easily with
others and they understand his or her speech.
Continue to talk to your child while
doing things and going places using simple.
Continue to read to your child every
can attempt to read and write
American Academy of
American Library Association- Every Child Ready to Read
Reading is Fundamental: Learning how to read