Support for Student Success Kindergarten - ELA
Kindergarten ELA Focus Skills
Have daily reading experiences - listen to a story that is read aloud and talk about the story. predict what will happen next; answer questions about the story.
Say the alphabet in correct order (clearly pronouncing each letter) and identify upper and lower case letters.
Read and write their first and last name Recognize colors (red, orange, blue, black, brown, purple, pink, white, yellow, green). Listen to word pairs and identify those that rhyme (hat, cat, or fox, box). By September, your
child should be able to give you pairs of rhyming words. Give, repeat, and follow two-step directions. Sort items or pictures into groups that have similar features and explain why they put the
The Parent Guide to Kindergarten http://www.scholastic.com/parents/school-success/school-help/kindergarten
Expert Reading Advice for Grades K-2 http://www.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=1555
Surprising Tips That Help Children Learn to Read http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2012/06/surprising-tips-that-help-kids-learn-to-read/Student Websites:
Practice with Letter Recognition http://www.abcya.com/kindergarten_computers.htm
Practice with Letter Recognition http://pbskids.org