EARLY LITERACY PACK (ELP) is ANYTHING
that might accompany
books to help start the literacy process.
Typically, "early" suggests young children.
But teenagers and adults who have never learned to read properly
we can say, in early literacy.
in all cases, is:
how do we speed things up?
Two very different situations
prompted this question.
First of all, Whole Word, in all of its names and manifestations,
is best understood
as an anti-literacy campaign.
Simply to explain the alphabet to its victims
a great example of how to speed things up.
What are others?
Second, many groups give books to poor families--
but often with little additional assistance.
could accompany those books?
(It is not enough to put books in a home
if the people
there are not
used to books, don’t
are trying to hide their own limitations,
and/or don’t know how to explain things