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CHAPTER 3: PRINT AWARENESS

Objectives


As a result of reading and studying this chapter students will be able to:

  • Recognize that print awareness includes functions of print, conventions of print, and book conventions
  • Recognize that children's ability to understand how print works comes through literacy-based interactions with adults and opportunities to apply their learning in a print-rich environment
  • Identify the print knowledge/behaviors expected of a student by the end of Kindergarten
  • Explain when and how print awareness should be assessed
  • Give examples of formal and informal ways in which print awareness can be assessed
  • Apply lessons for effective instruction of print awareness
  • Identify intervention strategies for students who have difficulty with print awareness

Key Terms


  • Functions of print
  • Conventions of print
  • Book conventions
  • Print referencing

Assessment

 

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