April 24, 2014

Nursery Rhymes – May

Nursery Rhymes help children develop: reading skills. Nursery Rhymes help children develop: reading skills. When we point to the words as we read them, children learn that reading goes from left to right.  They learn that letters make words, words make sentences and sentences makes stories. As children memorize these stories through repetition, they begin to understand […]

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March 22, 2014

Nursery Rhymes – April

The repetition of Nursery Rhymes helps your child develop language skills. When preschoolers listen to nursery rhymes, they begin to learn how vowel and consonant sounds go together to make words and how words go together to make sentences. When they begin reciting the rhymes/poems they’ll copy the readers volume, pitch, inflection and mannerisms. Nursery Rhymes […]

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February 28, 2014

Sight Words for Preschoolers

Early reading skills; sight words Sight words are words that can be recognized and “read” when seen. They are not technically read or sounded out. They are memorized. Sight words are one of the building blocks needed to become a successful reader. At Halsey Schools we start introducing sight word early so that all our […]

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