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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Discover Letters and Words
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Descubran letras y palabras
Polish Version: Odkrywaj litery i wyrazy
Chinese Version: 探索字母和单词
Korean Version: 글자와 단어 알기
Arabic Version: اكتشفوا الأحرف والكلمات
French Version: Découvrez des les lettres et des les mots
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Keywords: Kindergarten
Language Development
Reading Skills
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: LANGUAGE ARTS
Goals: 4. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent reading skills and abilities.
Learning Standards: 4.A. Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
4.B. Demonstrate an emerging knowledge and understanding of the alphabet.
4.C. Demonstrate an emerging understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
4.D. Demonstrate emergent phonics and word-analysis skills.