Ladders to Literacy

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Phonemic Awareness
Tier I,II


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This program is designed for all learners.


Ladders to Literacy is a supplemental early literacy curriculum composed of more than 70 activities designed to develop children’s print/book awareness, metalinguistic awareness, and oral language skills. The curriculum, published in the book Ladders to Literacy: A Preschool Activity Book, Second Edition, can be used in a variety of early childhood settings and provides guidance on how teachers can adapt the activities for children with special needs.


This book gives teachers more than 60 culturally sensitive, developmentally appropriate activities. Activities are organized into three sections emphasizing key elements of reading success: print awareness, metalinguistic skills, and oral language skills. Modifications are included for children with disabilities, and the early literacy activities for children and parents help strengthen the home–school literacy link.

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