Develop listening and speaking skills by communicating experiences and ideas orally.
Will develop an understanding of word meanings through the use of appropriate and expanding vocabulary.
Will manipulate the various units of speech sounds in words.
Will demonstrate basic knowledge of the alphabetic principle and understand that the letters in written words represent the sounds in spoken words.
will demonstrate knowledge of print concepts and 5 understand the connection between the spoken and written word.
Will write using a variety of materials and technology 6 to convey thoughts, ideas, and experiences.