Everyone can contribute to early literacy – parents, educators, and community members can access myriad resources, tools, and information here to strengthen and support the literacy of the children in our state. When Arizona reads, Arizona thrives. Visit the Read On Arizona Resources page.
Read On Arizona Early Literacy Guide for Families
This guide is for any parent or caregiver of an Arizona student in grades PreK-3. It is to help parents understand what the Arizona law says about reading requirements for 3rd grade students, the importance of early literacy, the role families play in helping support foundational early reading skills and activities to use at home. It also suggests questions and ideas that you can discuss with your school to help your child if he or she is a struggling reader.
Building Blocks to Becoming a Better Reader
This document describes the four legs of emergent literacy. It also lays out a set of generally agreed-upon guidelines that will help parents, families, child-care professionals, and educators work together to help children grow and learn.