KINDERGARTEN GOALS AND OBJECTIVES-LANGUAGE ARTS

Communication
     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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