Fun and engaging early literacy experiences set children on a path to become confident readers and learners by the third grade. School staff and educators can access resources below to help strengthen students’ pre-literacy and literacy skills, build strong relationships with families, and create fun and culturally responsive opportunities for learning.

Just as children learn to build with blocks or sort manipulatives by color, we want students to play with language. Nursery rhymes, songs with a pattern or that play with changing sounds should be introduced early and reinforced often.

Alaska’s Reading Playbook

Family Engagement Resources for Reading



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