Definitions for "Print awareness"
in emergent literacy, a learner's growing recognition of conventions and characteristics of a written language. Note: Print awareness includes such features as the recognition of directionality in reading text, that print in the form of words corresponds to speech, etc.
Basic knowledge about print and how it is typically organized on a page. For example, print conveys meaning, print is read left to right, and words are separated by spaces.
An awareness of how print works and how it looks. Print is made up of letters, letters correspond to sounds and words, and text in the English language is read from left to right across the page.