Speaking- Provides opportunities to speak in sentences during class discussion, expressing needs, telling stories, relating experiences, and organizing ideas.
Listening- For specific information,
to understand directions, recall stories and sequence events, to
memorize short poems, songs and stories.
Concept and Vocabulary Development
Provides opportunities to use words related to his/her environment, people, places, things, activities, and experiences.
Provides knowledge of nursery rhymes and traditional children’s stories.
Provides opportunities to express
self in dramatic play.
Critical and Creative Thinking
Provides opportunities to interpret pictures, predict possible outcomes for stories, to be flexible in thinking patterns.
Letter Form Discrimination and Sounds
Provides opportunities to recognize differences in letter forms and learn each letter’s name.
Provides opportunities to hear and differentiate between sounds and to rhyme sounds.
Provides opportunities to associate letter and sounds.
Provides opportunities to see that reading is “talk written down.”
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