Sing Talk And Read Play On and Write for Easier Reading™--Putting Every Child Ready to Read® 2nd ed Workshops into Practice.


Full day (6 content hours, 7.5 hours including lunch/breaks) 


Overview of the early literacy components, the five practices (sing, talk, read, write and play) and eight modules in ECRR 2nd edition. Designed to give participants the skills necessary to be able to present early literacy workshops for parents and caregivers. Demonstration of centerpiece adult workshop. The parent and child workshops (Fun with Letters, Fun with Words, Fun with Science and Math, Fun with Parent and Child) will be reviewed with hands-on practice included. 

Participant Limit: 50

Purchase of at least one copy of ECRR2 kit required.


Each participant brings one picture book that has a story for any age between 2 - 5 years old.

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A Powerpoint presentation in 3-to-a-page note-taking format will be provided by email  (b&w, 2 sided ok; stapled). Below you may download the entire materials packet, or select the individual files you need below. Workshop materials are available in PDF format. Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view the materials. Visit Adobe to download this free software.

Files included in packet:

  1. Powerpoint handout (to be sent by email) 2 sided, black and white ok
  2. Materials Mentioned
  3. Parent Workshop Script (to be sent by email) 2 sided, black and white ok
  4. Sharing Books with Young Children:  Word | pdf
  5. Getting Ready to Read at Home
  6. Overview of Early Literacy
  7. Homonyms
  8. Connecting Books and Early Literacy Components Worksheet on colored paper if possible
  9. Early Literacy Components Summary (optional)
  10. Five Practices and Early Literacy Components Support Each OtherWord | pdf
  11. Common Introduction
  12. Fun with Science and Math for Parent and Child Workshop script (to be sent by email) 2 sided, black and white ok
  13. Little Red Hen handout
  14. Everything Has a Shape
  15. Letter Day Game 
  16. Elevator Speech  2-sided black and white ok
  17. Evaluation Form (optional)