Kindergarten Literacy Description
Word Study documents include a scope and sequence for the Working With Words block. Resources include a blends chart, word wall, letter-sound chart with short vowels, vowel and digraph sound chart and word wall chants. Additionally the Kindergarten Word Study training document explains and guides intentional instruction in phonemic awareness.
Common Core State Standards provide the structure for eight performance-based units of study. Listening is a critical skill throughout the year; and genres studied include poetry, digital technology, fiction and an increasing emphasis on informational literature.
Competencies for each unit will be addressed through shared reading experiences, shared writing experiences, writing workshop and oral language activities.
Units of Study