4 Year Old Program


4 Year Old Program (Preprimary)

4 Year old program

Length

  • Up to 45 minutes,
  • Online classes available.

Cost

Objectives

  • Identifying and reviewing letter sounds – the most important skill for taking the first steps in reading and spelling.
  • Picking out and manipulating sounds in words.
  • Blending and segmenting sounds in words, focusing on the initial sound of a word.
  • Linking letter sounds with the letter of the alphabet both orally and in writing.
  • Reading decodable text readers.
  • Exposure to Heart Words.

Structure

  • Warm-up.
  • Circle Time Show & Tell, promoting speaking and listening skills.
  • Introducing the new letter of the week, focusing on letter sound games and activities.
  • Music and movement, promoting and interacting with the introduced letter sound in a different context.
  • Art & Craft, promoting and interacting with the introduced letter sound.
  • Handwriting
  • Chitter Chatter Chant & Speech Sounds.
  • Storytime.
  • Goodbye Rhyme.

Resources

All Reading Club students receive a complimentary:

  • Reading Club bag to bring to class every week.
  • workbook in which to keep all your Reading Club work.
  • access to the LLLL decodable readers for weekly borrowing.
  • copy of laminated Heart Words to practise at home.
  • Reading Club white board and whiteboard marker.

Please Note: All 4 Year Old Program students are required to purchase Milo’s Birthday Surprise picture story book ($29.95) and Milo’s Alphabet Games Flashcards ($29.00) if not already purchased in the preceding year (2020 prices).