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Printed Forms of Information - Chapter Summary
This chapter offers a comprehensive overview of printed forms of information. Review entertaining lessons to learn about or refresh your knowledge of print in emergent literacy, one-to-one correspondence in early reading, the development of print awareness and more. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be able to:
- Describe the role print plays in emergent literacy
- List and discuss ways environmental influences can impact print awareness development
- Explain why modeling one-to-one correspondence and directionality is important
- Discuss the importance of punctuation, word and letter recognition
- Teach alphabet lessons for preschool and kindergarten
- Share appropriate techniques for assessing print awareness
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1. Environmental Influences on Developing Print Awareness
Very young children begin to develop literacy skills by discovering the connection between what is written and what is spoken language. In this lesson, we will learn more about environmental factors affecting print awareness in early childhood.
2. Importance of Letter, Word & Punctuation Recognition
In this lesson, we will discuss how we use letter, word, and punctuation recognition to determine meaning and sound--even if we do not know each word separately.
3. Alphabet Lessons for Kindergarten and Preschool
Teaching the alphabet is a large part of teaching preschool and kindergarten. This lesson will give you several activities you can use to teach this important skill to your students.
4. Assessment Techniques for Print Awareness
To learn handwriting and literacy a student must have a grasp on print concepts. In this lesson, we will go over successful techniques that gauge whether or not a student has print awareness.
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