6 Essential Elements Every Learning-To-Read Book Should Have

Advocates of literacy know that every great primer for learning to read needs to help the beginning reader with five skills that make up basic literacy—sometimes referred to as the pillars of early literacy. Missing even one of these five basic elements can hamper a person’s ability to read. That’s why it’s essential to have a solid foundation in each. But there’s another sixth element that is often overlooked. Below are the five basic pillars as well as the oft-forgotten sixth element that every learning-to-read book should include.