Parent Strategy of the Month:
A Focus on Environmental Print
*Environmental print is any words, letters, symbols and numbers in which your student comes in contact.
*Benefits of implementing intentional language and literacy activities utilizing environmental print both in the home and classroom include the following.
-Understanding that print has meaning.
-Recognition of print in surroundings.
-Comprehend that print has multiple purposes.
-Explore print through the senses.
*Teaching Strategies GOLD/Widely Held Expectations learning objectives addressed utilizing environmental print include the following.
-Remembers and connects experiences. 1)recognizes and recalls. 2)Makes connections.
-Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet. 1)identifies and names letters. 2)Uses letter-sound knowledge.
-Demonstrates physical properties of objects and materials.
-Uses language to express thoughts and needs. 1)tells about another time or place.
*Let us know how environmental print has positively impacted your child's learning experience.