Explain what Phonemic Awareness is.
words into sounds: prepares students to read by teaching them to be aware of
the sounds that make up words; all auditory
Describe Phonemic Awareness activities and strategies that you will implement in
An enriched environment not only provides the basic needs of a human, but so much
more. This type of environment is stimulating to the senses, not all at once, but
there is a chance to explore and stimulate all of them. It gives the child a place to
1. Explain what Phonemic Awareness is.
Words into sounds
Sounds that makeup words
Hear and understand that the language is composed of a series of
Precursor to phonics
2. Describe Phonemic Awareness activities and strategies that you w
1. Explain the level of brain function at birth.
2. Describe some of the experiments conducted with newborns that
have given us much rich information about how they learn.
3. Describe how babies can learn any language and how we know this.
4. Define Paren
I started babysitting when I was in middle school, from that sparked my desire to
work with children of all ages. I continued to babysit, became a nanny for multiple
families throughout high school and college, worked in child care at my church, and
1. Read the article "Learning to Read and Write: Developmentally
Appropriate Practices for Young Children by the National Association
for the Education of Young Children ".
a. Describe a concept that was new to you as you read this
b. Describe a
Scenario: In Mrs. Kelly's kindergarten class there was a reading center with
big pillows to sit on with lots of books on low shelves for children to look at
during Center Time. She also had a specific Story Time each day when she
read to her students. She
1. Design and explain in detail two Phonemic Awareness activities that
you could implement in your classroom.
Students will use this activity to hear individual sounds within
word families. On four small pieces of paper are written four
different word fam
1. Describe the experience with Learning to Write: Activity #3.
2. Describe the experience with Learning to Write: Activity #4.
3. Describe anything surprising to you during these experiences.
I chose to read the book Skippyjon Jones to a three year old.
1. Explain why use of literacy stations is an effective tool for classroom
2. Design and describe 5 literacy stations that you will use in your
3. List questions that you have about the design, implementation and
management of liter
While watching the video clip I learned that from the moment the baby is born the
brain is incredibly active and growing minute by minute; 90% of the brains growth
happens in the first three years. It is so incredible to think that the brain is made of
A: lays out paper shapes: square, rectangle, triangle, and circle on the table. All
shapes are in different colors.
A: Can you show me the square?
C: Points to the square and says, square
A: Very good! (Clap) Can you show me the circle?
C: Points to the c
1. One instructional strategy that I will use in my emergent group is phonetic
awareness and vocabulary. Before we start reading we will go over words
that we might see in the text. We talk about the words, practice blending and
segmenting the words, mean