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Children develop an understanding that print carries a message through symbols and words, and that there is a connection between sounds and letters (the alphabetic principle).
Children develop interest and skills in using symbols as a meaningful form of communication.
Children develop an awareness of the sounds of letters and the combination of letters that make up words and use this awareness to manipulate syllables and sounds of speech.
Children develop an understanding, skills, and interest in the symbols, sounds, and rhythms of written language as they also develop interest in reading, enjoyment from books, and awareness that the printed word can be used for various purposes.