Letter Knowledge

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Helping children recognize letters and their sounds is important. Studies show it is the key to predicting success when learning to read.

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Letter Knowledge

  1. 1. Getting Ready to Read Learning About Letter Shapes
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  6. 6. _ ’I' . .§. . § 7// - ° Most children learn: 1. Letter name 2. Letter shapes Ex 3. Finally, letter sounds
  7. 7. Usually learn letters in name first Favorite letters! Write name where can see it often <= Have children write name in own way exllllis W1|n= lu P =9i= IVV¢1.'l{= l0lit= i’3?-511:1“-. VIIN= . LVN itgliiir (= +:1=II'l: l|l wwlu.3u: l1lllul: <:. .-i-inii . ;
  8. 8. * Point out, name letters when reading Sing the alphabet song Play with: - Rhymes — Blocks — Magnetic letters Read alphabet books together Wlllklu -' = iI: l‘li:19l(: tolii= l 4% lmfll-. lullQ-‘. LVN flglilir r: l:1=lw: i-l ‘MW; .3lI: l1lNul(Q: ..ol-laul . ;
  9. 9. 3 ‘‘I Spy with my little eye, something that begins with A (B, C, D. ..) 3 Older children can find letters in order, A to Z = - When in car, look for license plates, signs @)'4(III7~ W1|n= lu -' = lt: lit=1!l«: i-liizi 43- 311:! “-. lnl(Q-‘. LVN itgliiir (= +:1=II'l: l|l wwlu.3u: l1lllul: <:. .-i-inii . -_
  10. 10. .- - ~’l. ‘.“i ls-1§; [i€—I ‘l*s<'al, l=-+4‘ Make letters with clay, wet spaghetti noodles Form shapes with bodies, other objects Bake with letter shapes A Talk about shapes of cookies, treats
  11. 11. Write words that interest child (i. e. dinosaur, truck, or mom) Use bright crayons, magnetic letters Children learn letter-sound relationships, different rates Avoid “dri| |ing A @)'4(| lI7s Wlllklu -' = lr: l‘li=1!l(: t-l’oi= i 43- 311:1“-. lIl(Q-‘. LVN (; :t= II'l= l|l uwm.3)u: l1lllnl:1:. .oi-loii . ;
  12. 12. :§. f il Fl-. . H. » t, ?'| .f. :_. f ‘- u V (L , .I' ' Vf 4|" “ 3' 46 ‘£5 ‘ L. / are 443% 5-1’ Recognize shapes, letters, sounds Keep it fun Letter knowledge important part of reading Help children get ready to read Wlllklnu -' = iI: l‘li:19l(: tol’ot= l 4? imfll-. lullQ= . LVN flglilit l= H=IlVl: lIl '. 'IWi'l.3lI: l1lNulIQ: ..ol-laul . ;

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