Six Early Literacy Micro Lessons AutomaticPresentation Transcript
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Skill #1 – Print Awareness
Skill #2 – Print Motivation
Skill #3 – Phonological
Skill #4 – Vocabulary
Skill #5 – Narrative Skills
Skill #6 – Letter Knowledge
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Hold your book upside down
Run your finger along the title
Say “The End”
Point to real items in
the text. Then, show your child those items for real.
Start the book from the back to see if they correct you.
Point to signs with print on them around you.
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Choose books that your child is interested in.
Make reading fun.
Don’t force your child to read a certain amount of time.
Using interesting voices to keep them interested.
Allow them to have books of their own.
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Use rhyming games to help children understand how words sound the same.
Select rhyming books.
Find charts that show how changing the first letter can make the word sound different, but still rhyme.
Make up silly songs together.
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Show them pictures and tell them the name of words they do not know.
Check out non-fiction books to help build vocabulary.
Talk about what your doing, while you do it.
Show them real items that are like things you read about in a book.
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Retell stories that you know or that you have read together.
Make stick puppets and use those to retell stories.
Check out kits from your library to help you with kits and activities.
Retell events in sequence.
Teach your child about the “beginning,” “middle,” and “end” of a story.
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Teach the name of the letter and the sound together.
Let your child make letters using play dough, yarn or macaroni.
Show them letters in their name.
Point out letters as you read.
Explain how letters can look different.
Find alphabet letter books to read and let them pick which letters to read first.
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