shared experience explain experience and teacher writes it for you
most important print concept and function
print is speech written down
alphabet knowledge: what are some things the student must learn about the letters?
identify the letter know the sound words that begin with that letter upper and lowercase
if students are listening for rhyming words, they are developing
teacher may ask a student to come up and contribute to the writing
reading in letter-name alphabetic stage
concept of word in text sight word learning reading fluency
reading in alphabet knowledge
move from predictable text and shared reading to less predictable with sight words and decoding strategies.
word in text
rudimentary- point and track words in memorized text (trouble with 2 syllable words) full- finger point read accurately, learn sight words, read to study word families.
sight word learning
partial alphabetic readers- understand initial consonants but not vowels high frequency words
reading slowly, word by word, read aloud to themselves, point to words
writing in alphabet knowledge
write slowly sound by sound most can read writing back beginning and ending consonants and some vowels teachers still model writing invented spelling is ok but they need to incorporate word study patterns
interactive writing recording student dictation sometimes dictates sentences to students
vocabulary in alphabet knowledge
growth depends on the richness and frequency of verbal interactions with peers and adults read alouds sophisticated synonyms enrich simple text, perhaps use spanish cognates concept sorts
letter names consonant sounds vowels
beginning- mainly with consonants begin adding some short vowels spell with some blends and digraphs
affricates some confusion with consonants that are articulated in a similar manner continuant sounds