In addition to skills listed in Unit 1. Students will be able
Produce the corresponding sound for a letter
Identify initial, medial and final sounds in a word
Distinguish between upper and lower case letters
Write upper and lower case
Read high frequency words
Identify and use adjectives, nouns, and proper nouns
Ask and answer questions about details in a text and request
clarification for something not
Identify subject, topic, sequence, setting and key details
in an informational text
Identify characters, setting and major events in a story
Identify correct story
Describe the relationships between illustrations and the story/text in
which they appear (person, place, thing, idea, moment)
Identify a topic, draw a picture, and supply information about the topic
Plan a story, draft/ illustrate a story, then revise/edit and share the completed writing
Follow the rules for discussions to continue a conversation through multiple exchanges.
Illustrate a picture and orally describe it in detail
Clearly tell about their thoughts, feelings, and ideas
READ! READ! READ!
Write letters or words on the back of index cards and then hide them all over the house. Set a timer for 20 seconds. Have your child try and find as many as he or she can. Then talk about the letter and associated sound or the sounds in the words.
Get plastic eggs. On one half write an upper case letter and on the other half write the lower case letter. Put them all in a pillow case and have your child pull out the egg halves and match the letter pairs!
Write the high frequency words on cards. Make two sets and then play memory!
Before bed read a book or two and ask questions after reading a page or two.
Get a picture book and have your child look at the pictures and tell you a story.
Your child can draw a picture and then tell you what the picture is about. What it is? Where it is?