Reading Activities K

Units

Unit Content Resources
Reading

*Shared Reading (teachers/students reading together)
*Comprehension
*Vocabulary development
*Prediction Questions
*Engagement of the Learner -- reading enjoyment
*Concepts about print
*Book Concepts
*Directionality
*Reading Concepts
*Punctuation
*Words/Letters
*Strategies
*Use of drama
*Star Words (high frequency words)
*Word Walls (high frequency words matched to their beginning letter)
*Systematic Skill Instruction
*Phonological Awareness (hearing the sounds in oral language)
*Graphic Awareness (recognizing print)
*Phonics (letter/sound relationships)
*Decodable Books (beginning readers)
*Reading The Daily News
*Rhyming
*Word awareness
*Alliteration
*Phoneme Blending (blending phonetic sounds)
*Letter recognition
*Guided Reading
*Individual/Small Group instruction
*Literature
*A variety of genres introduced
*Poetry
*Picture Books
*Songs
*Chants
*History/Biography
*Jokes/Humor
*Read Aloud Books
*Big Books
*Science
*Independent Reading
*Looking at book times
*Stories on tape

BOOKS
*Children's literature
*Bob Books (phonetic readers)
*Easy readers
*Child-made books and materials
*Big Books for shared reading
*Literacy games
GROUP ACTIVITY RESOURCES:
*The Daily News
*Big Books for shared reading
*Charts
*Songs, poems, chants
CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT:
*Labeled materials & areas
*ABC materials
*Classroom library
INSTRUCTIONAL RESOURCES:
*Jennifer Foster/Jeff James Materials
*Nellie Edge Materials
*Susie Haas Materials