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Taylor Prairie School Library Guides

4K Family Guide: 5 Big Ideas of Literacy

Phonological Awareness

Understanding the ways oral language can be divided into smaller components and manipulated.

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Alphabetic Principle

Recognizing that written letters represent the sounds of spoken language.

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Children’s known words. Children’s preschool vocabulary correlates with later reading comprehension.

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Comprehension and Fluency

Understanding and making connections to what is read.

Ability to read accurately, quickly, and with expression.



Engaging Family Read-Alouds