Mcgee And Richgels

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McGee and Richgels recognized four different stages of literacy development, which are the beginners, novices, experimenters, and conventional readers and writers. The first stage, which is the beginners, are children from birth to 3 years old age. These children are focused on awareness and exploration and have yet to find meaning in written symbols. Second is the novices, these children are 3 to 5 years of age and are conscious of writing. Thirdly, is the experimenters which are ages 5 to 7. During this stage, children become familiar with letters and are beginning to invent spellings. Lastly is the conventional readers and writer stage which is seen in ages 6 to 8. During this stage, children learn to read and write like adults do. The
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