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Language Arts

 

 

Language Arts includes both Reading and Writing. There are five parts of reading instruction. Listed below are the ways that I utilize Daily 5 and Fundations to meet the instructional needs of my students. Please click on the links to the left to learn more Daily 5, Fundations and Sight Words.

Component

Definition

Ways Taught in Kindergarten

Phonemic Awareness

(Reading)

ability to identify and distinguish between sounds, segment words into phonemes (individual sounds) and to blend phonemes (sounds) to make words

Wilson Fundations Phonics Program

Daily 5 - Word Work

Phonics

(Reading)

ability to write the sounds and to know that what letters and sounds correspond

Wilson Fundations Phonics Program

Daily 5 - Word Work

Fluency

(Reading)

ability to read words smoothly, including automaticity with sight words

Sight Words

-Fry List

- RLSD List

-Fundations Trick Words

Daily 5 – Read to Self

Daily 5 – Teacher Conferences

Daily 5 – Mini-Lessons

Daily 5 – Word Work

Daily 5 – Read to Someone

Comprehension

(Reading)

ability to understand what you read and to explain it in your own words

Daily 5 – Read to Self

Daily 5 – Teacher Conferences

Daily 5 – Mini-Lessons

Daily 5 – Read to Someone

Vocabulary

(Reading)

ability to understand the meaning and context of words

Daily 5 – Teacher Conferences

Daily 5 – Mini-Lessons

Daily 5 – Read to Someone

Writing

 

Daily 5 – Teacher Conferences

Daily 5 – Mini-Lessons

Daily 5 – Read to Someone

Daily 5 – Writing

Weekly Star Student Books

Writing Journals