EDC424 Fall 2012

INTRODUCTION AND ORAL LANGUAGE September 11

Classwork
Homework



IMPORTANT LITERACY STANDARDS AND EMERGENT LITERACY - September 18

Classwork
Homework
Part A. Emergent Literacy and Concepts of Print

What does each young reader understand about reading and books?
What would you model next for each?

Slideshow: Concepts About Print and Emergent Literacy Powerpoint


Activity Handout: Concepts of Print Awareness Assessment

  • Training Video of a teacher conducting the Concepts of Print Awareness Assessment



Part B. Grade Level Expectations and Developmental Stages of Reading and Writing
Phonological Awareness Readings for Sept. 25
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PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS - September 25

Classwork
Homework
A. Levels of Phonological Awareness

B. Phonemic Awareness Assessment and Instruction
Part A. Study for Quiz on Emergent Literacy and Oral Language (Quiz topics...)
  • Oral Language Development
  • Reading Guide #1:
    • Five core areas of reading instruction
    • Stages of Reading Development and Skills Associated with Each
  • Stages of Spelling Development and Associated Spelling Patterns (see WTW book, Ch. 1)
  • Concepts of Print
  • Terms associated with Phonological Awareness, Phonemic Awareness, and Phonics (Beck's vocabulary terms and how they fit together in the graphic organizer we covered in class)
  • Developmental Sequence of Phonological Awareness and Related Activities for each stage

Part B. Phonics and Word Study - Read:
  • Beck (pp. 19-54)
  • Words Their Way Chapter 5 (Letter-Name Alphabetic Stage)

Part C. Cut out letter cards and bring to class



QUIZ, PHONOLOGICAL AWARENESS INTO PHONICS - October 2

Classwork
Homework
A. Quiz on Building Early Literacy Skills and Oral Language

B. Review Directions for Literacy Photo Journal Assignment


C. Class Activities: Phonemic Awareness and Phonics Skills
Wed-Thursday (Phonics Instruction)* Beck Phonics Book: pp. 55-75 long vowel combinations, successive blending, and word building
  • Tompkins Ch. 5 (Phonics pp. 155-181)

Friday-Monday (Word Study)


October 9: WORD STUDY and Phonics Skills

Classwork
Homework
Part A. Word Study Whole Class Activities

Part B. Word Sorts for Small Groups


Part C. Literacy Photo Journal Assignment (Examples)

Wednesday -Thursday
  • Tompkins, Ch. 4 Instructional Practices: pp. 128-141 and p. 437 (guided reading); p. 465-466 (shared reading); and p. 471-472 (Sustained Silent Reading)
Friday-Monday
  • Tompkins, Ch. 2 The Reading Process pp. 38-52 (Prereading, During Reading, Responding, Exploring, Applying)
  • Work on Literacy Photo Journal (due October 23)



October 16: Phonics (Open and Closed Syllable Patterns) and Planning Literacy Instruction
Classwork
Homework
Part A. Phonics Patterns
  • Activity 1:Word Sort Warmup (Consonant Blends and Digraphs)
  • Activity 2: Open and Closed Syllables Word Study Activity
    • Florida PD Site
    • PALS Phonics Activities

Part B. Components of Balanced Literacy Instruction
Wednesday-Friday

Saturday-Monday
  • Finish Literacy Photo Journal Assignment - Due October 23
  • Read Words Their Way Ch. 6 (Word Study for Transitional Learners in Within Word Pattern Stage)

SEE CLASS NOTES PAGE 2 FOR THE REST OF THE SEMESTER