Conduct a Reading Plan
Which text did you use for reading.
JB Gets Ready for School by William Ziegler
How manty children were in the group?
What was the age group of children you read to?
What were the home language of the children and how did you value and encourage use and acquisition of home language?
Spanish and French were the native language of the learners and English is considered the second language. The school value an inclusive environment where all students are appreciated and welcomed for leadership abilities and strengths they come to the learning centre. The school encourage children speak their home language in the early childhood service so that child’s home language and their culture can be valued. Various initiatives have been adopted such as play games from the different countries represented in the setting, appropriate greetings and key phrases using the languages, and teach songs and rhymes, letters and numbers in the child’s home language.
How was this text appropriate to the development level of the children?
The text was short with different sounds and pictures making the students understand about English grammar and vocabulary. This text was translated to their home language with different pictures were used to grow their interest. Group play also have been encouraged to encourage their group learning and communication.
How the reading encouraged children to explore symbols, patterns and their relationships in the environment?
The reading also had included different patterns, figures and symbol matching with the story and characters. This had encouraged their participation and relationships with the learning environment.
How did you discuss relationship between letters and sounds?
Through interesting activities and reinforcing sounds and changing the letters and change eh sounds and words. To enrich environment, labels, captions, and other print have been used wherever they serve a purpose
List and describe how puppets and other props were incorporated into the reading to stimulate the child’s enjoyment.
Puppets represented as their friend talk. Puppets further were used to tell stories, scenarios, and creative ways to solve problems. Use of labels and captions for capital letters, illustrations, rhyming words. Read a book with very repetetive text and pictures and figures.