Teaching Literacy in Kindergarten

Teaching Literacy in Kindergarten

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Kindergarten is a time for playful and enriching learning activities that support children's literacy emergence while enhancing their social and cognitive development. The routines of a busy, engaged, productive kindergarten classroom are vividly brought to life in this information-packed book. Demonstrated are whole-class and small-group strategies for helping children acquire concepts about print and the alphabet, build phonological and phonemic awareness, learn to read sight words, develop their listening comprehension and writing abilities, and much more.Then, some of the text of the story is written on sentence strips and placed in a pocket chart (perhaps the first two or three pages). ... Then each child gets a printed booklet with the story text, and they read this book to partners or to the teacher. ... Decodable books that are appropriate for kindergartners include phonics readers available from many commercial companies, such as Phonics Ready Readersanbsp;...

Title:Teaching Literacy in Kindergarten
Author:Lea M. McGee, Lesley Mandel Morrow
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2005


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