Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms).
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at school that are colorful).
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action (e.g., walk, march, strut, prance) by acting out the meanings.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use: Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.
Print Concepts: Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
Print Concepts: Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.
Print Concepts: Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
Print Concepts: Understand that words are separated by spaces in print.