Read Every Day
Read alouds between parents and children are essential for beginning literacy skills.
Concept of Print
The ability to understand and recognize the ways in which print works when reading a book.
Letter sounds are the foundation of reading. Once your child can produce the letter sounds, they will begin to be able to blend sounds to read words.
Consonant-Vowel-Consonant words that can be easily read by simply blending the individual sounds together.
Words that CANNOT always be "sounded out" phonetically. These are taught to students as a whole sight.
There are 5 story Elements; characters, setting, plot, conflict and resolution.
Encourage your child to think and talk about shared oral stories and books that are read aloud.
Fictional text in kindergarten is taught as imaginary. It is used to tell a story or stimulate a reader's imagination.
Children love to learn about the world around them. Try exploring some great non-fiction and informational books.
Books that contain phonics-based text that is easily decodable for students.
These give students the opportunity to practice the phonics skills taught in class.