Students of the digital age have access to a voluminous amount of
information, and literacy skills are of paramount importance. The Right to Be
Literate: 6 Essential Literacy Skills by
Brian M. Pete and Robin J. Fogarty presents F-2 teachers and administrators
with research-based support and standards-aligned strategies to develop the six
literacy skills students will need to think critically and communicate
collaboratively in the 21st century: reading, writing,
listening, speaking, viewing and representing.
either read straight through the book to explore all the presented
standards-based strategies for widening literacy skills or look for specific
strategies they haven’t yet tried. The second of each chapter pair includes
assessment ideas and tips for parents to also help students develop literacy
skills for 21st century success. With the book’s
guidance, educators can lead all students, no matter their circumstances, to
grow in literacy and mindfulness.