Kindergarten is the foundation to all your literacy skills.
By the end of kindergarten students will begin to learn and apply these taught skills:
- Letter name and sound associtation. For example. A apple /a/
- Upon hearing a sound, they will be able to identify that letter name and
- Students will master Trick Words- These words are words that can not be sounded out and do not follow phonetic rules.
- Students will learn to tap out CVC (consonant, vowel, consonant) words inorder to both read and write words.
- By the end of kendergarten, your child will be able to read books that have multiple sentences on a page. These sentences follow less of a pattern than previous books. Many of the words are sight words (trick words) and can be phoneticly decoded.
- Some words will be unfamilar but student will begin to identify words by using new reading strategies.