concept of word
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Growth Ed Team

Concept of Word for K Prep

Introduction to Concept of Word An important literacy skill for your rising kindergartener is concept of word. The end goal is for children to understand the difference between a letter versus a word versus a sentence. Students should also understand the directionality of text,. This is the direction in which

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some smug slug
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Growth Ed Team

Some Smug Slug Read Aloud

This read aloud of Some Smug Slug is for both parents and kids. Parents, in this video I’m going to show how you can interact with a read aloud in some fun, new ways and you can use these tips with many different books. Try these out and your children

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alliteration
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Growth Ed Team

Alliteration for K Prep

Another  important skill for kindergarten readiness is alliteration, which is when the first sound is the same in several words in a phrase or sentence. Here is an example: “Silly Sam saw the snake slither into the sneaker.” And here’s another one: “Phil likes to fish and take fancy photos

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the wide-mouthed frog
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Growth Ed Team

The Wide-Mouthed Frog Read Aloud

This read aloud of The Wide-Mouthed Frog is for both parents and kids. Parents, in this video I’m going to show how you can interact with a read aloud in some fun, new ways and you can use these tips with many different books. Try these out and your children

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syllables
Teacher Tips for Parents
Growth Ed Team

Syllables for K Prep

The next area we’ll focus on is syllable awareness. A simple way to think about or explain syllables is that they are parts of a word. One of the best and most developmentally appropriate ways to start playing with syllables is to use the names of people in your family.

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rhyming
Teacher Tips for Parents
Growth Ed Team

Frog on a Log Read Aloud

This read aloud of Frog on a Log? is for both parents and kids. Parents, in this video I’m going to show how you can interact with a read aloud in some fun, new ways and you can use these tips with many different books. Try these out and your

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