International Literacy Day / Lá Idirnáisiúnta na Litearthachta
The United Nations' (UN) International Literacy Day annually falls on September 8 to raise people's awareness of and concern for literacy issues in the world.In countries all over the world, including the United States and the United Kingdom, the day raises people's awareness of and concern for literacy problems within their own communities. Activities such as letters to the editor in newspapers, as well as news reports about the concerns for low literacy levels, have occurred as a result of this increased awareness. Other activities include literacy day projects, particularly with regard to technology and literature.
Related CCEA Resources
On International Literacy Day, why not play some Word Games such as ‘Bingo’ and ‘Verbal Tennis’ to explore the richness of our language. You can use CCEA’s Active Learning and Teaching Methods for Key Stages 1 and 2, page 78. Enjoy!
Bain triail as na cluichí focal in Foghlaim Ghníomhach agus Modhanna Gníomhacha Teagaisc le Lá Idirnáisiúnta na Litearthachta a cheiliúrach. Féach leathanach 78.