Listen and sing along to action songs and stories.
With help, ask and answer questions about key details from a book or story.
Enhance fine motor skills with simple crafts.
Narrate the story in their own words.
Identify the characters in the story.
Listen and follow the age-appropriate book which is being read.
Familiarize with the print medium and the structure of a book.
Connect the story to their personal experiences.
Recognize common 3-4 letter words
Range of Reading
Engage in silent reading of age-appropriate books with the understanding
Increase their vocabulary by at least 2 words per book
Recognize and read unfamiliar words
Read an age-appropriate book completely on their own and retell it in their own words
Engage in unguided conversation about ideas and concepts in books
Compare and contrast the situations of characters in familiar stories.
Books and Storytelling – Structure
Become aware 8 different genres of stories and the books in that genre
Gain the knowledge and be able to talk about different children’s authors
Attempt to write a comic strip book based on their own story with all the elements of a book
Recognize common types of books – Poems, Stories, picture books
With help name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story
Compare and talk about stories and books
Writing and Creativity
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a situation and a reaction to it
Respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed
Key ideas and details
Recount or retell a book/ story that they read
Identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.