Kindergarten 1 & 2

  • Welcoming place that engages each child.

    The Beginning Reading Instruction programme fosters a love of reading and writing through Phonics, Look and Say and Whole Language. Children begin to hone their reading and writing skills through Phonics and Look and Say approaches. A step by step reading scheme develops the enthusiasm and the motivation of the young children to ignite their interest in reading and written comprehension.


    WEEK 1
    1½ HoursLesson 1Level
    5 years old
    6 years old

    Methods and Directions in the Study of Beginning Reading Instruction

    • Phonics
    • Look and Say
    • Whole Language Approach
    • Reading and Writing

    Classroom Teaching
    Beginning reading instruction for young children
    WEEK 2
    1½ HoursLesson 2Level
    5 years old
    6 years old

    The Phonics Approaches to Reading

    • Phonological awareness
    • Knowledge of grapheme/phoneme correspondences through: hearing and identifying initial and the final sounds in words

    Classroom Teaching
    Phonics to young children
    WEEK 3
    1½ HoursLesson 3Level
    5 years old
    6 years old

    Look and Say Approach:

    • The awareness of repetitive words and pictures the Look and Say methodology

    Classroom Teaching
    "Look and Say" methods
    Using materials to show how to develop word recognition through constant exposure to words
    WEEK 4
    1½ HoursLesson 4Level
    5 years old
    6 years old

    Look and Say Teaching:

    • Teaching the 'meaning–emphasis' group, or Sight-Word approach
    • Children learn to read best when meaning is emphasized from the start
    • Continuous exposure to words and pictures helps the learner to comprehend the word

    Classroom Teaching
    A step by step process of guiding the children to enjoy reading
    through "Look and Say"
    WEEK 5
    1½ HoursLesson 5Level
    5 years old
    6 years old

    The "Whole Language Approaches to Reading."

    • Whole Language is a method of teaching children to read by recognizing words as a whole

    Classroom Teaching
    Reading through “Whole Language Approach”
    WEEK 6
    1½ HoursLesson 6Level
    5 years old
    6 years old

    Whole Language Approaches to Reading and Writing

    • Focus on the meaning in reading and expressing the meaning in writing
    • Emphasizing on free expression of ideas in writing
    • Grammar, spelling, capitalization and punctuation in diverse social contexts

    Classroom Teaching
    WEEK 7
    1½ HoursLesson 7Level
    5 years old
    6 years old

    Reading skills through Phonics

    • Encourage children to recognise the sound
    • Develop positive concepts of learning to read and write

    Classroom Teaching
    Methods of Reading & writing using relevant materials
    WEEK 8
    1½ HoursLesson 8Level
    5 years old
    6 years old

    Sentence level work
    Sentence construction and punctuation

    • To recognize full stops and capital letters when reading, and name them correctly
    • To begin using the term sentence to identify sentences in the text; that a line of writing is not necessarily the same as a sentence; to begin using full stops to demarcate sentences; to use a capital letter for the personal pronoun ‘I’ and for the start of a sentence

    Classroom Teaching
    Reading & Writing
    WEEK 9
    1½ HoursLesson 9Level
    5 years old
    6 years old

    • Exposure to simple Comprehension
    • Encourage Composition through the five senses. Write through unlocking the five senses
    • The question of why or what you are seeing, hearing, tasting, smelling, or feeling something
    • Once you have established the sense, encourage students to write simple sentences as "I can see the…"

    Developing the writing skills through the awareness of five senses
    WEEK 10
    1½ HoursLesson 10Level
    5 years old
    6 years old

    • Stimulation of the five senses when writing simple composition is the cornerstone of writing
    • Questioning the students of what do you see, hear, feel, taste and smell will help them to develop their writing skills
    • e.g. I am happy to eat, the red, crunchy, tasty, smooth sweet-smelling apple

    Classroom Teaching
    Initial Creative Writing skills