2.1 I can apply grade level phonics and word recognition skills.
(Topics A. One to one letter sound correspondence & C. High frequency words)
2.2 I can demonstrate concepts of print.
(Topics A. Print concepts, B. Letters and words, C. Spaces between words, & D. Letters of alphabet)
It also touches on our Writing ELA Standard 3. The student will be able to demonstrate understanding of writing skills.
3.1 I can demonstrate use of various types of writing and their purposes.
At computers, students are working on learning games to solidify their knowledge of letter and number recognition and reading online stories.
The puzzles are a great place to develop social skills as well as Social Studies Standard 1. The student will be able to understand principles of community and citizenship. Targets: 1.1 I can participate in a decision making processes & 1.2 I can explain how to resolve disputes peacefully.
The art center helps with small motor control and encourages creativity. Here the boys are working on a coloring page, but as the year goes on and they learn to be more independent, this center will offer more options.
This center focuses on ELA Standard 1. The student will be able to actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
1.1 I can explain my knowledge and ideas regarding informational and literary text. (Topic A. Describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear.)
1.2 I can identify key ideas and details in a text with guidance and support. (Topics A. Ask and answer questions about key details, B. Retell familiar stories, including key details, C. Identify characters, settings, and major events in a story, D. Identify the main topic and retell key details of informational text)
4.1 I can demonstrate comprehension and collaboration.
Topics (A. Discuss kindergarten topics and texts, B. Agreed upon rules for discussion, C. Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges, C. Ask and answer questions about key details & D. Ask and answer questions to seek help).
4.2 I can share my knowledge and ideas.
(Topics A. Describe familiar things, B. Add visual for details, & C. Speak clearly)
As you can see there is a LOT of learning going on!