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Table 2 Student Supportive Teaching in Kindergarten

From: Dynamics of No Child Left Behind Policy Impacting Reading Education Practices in Kindergarten in the United States of America

Teaching Objective Student Practice Virginia SOL
Word Family/ Rhyme Patterns Sort words by letter/sound relationships or spelling features in a word study notebook Oral Language K.4: The student will identify, say, segment, and blend various units of speech sounds.
Alphabet and Phonics Study Write the letter of the week in their journal, i.e. “V” is for Volcano. Oral Language K.4: The student will identify, say, segment, and blend various units of speech sounds.
Writing “Share the Pen” interactive writing Writing K.11: The student will print in manuscript. Writing K.12: The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes.
Questioning Strategies Students answer how and why questions from a short passage Oral Language K.3e: The student will build oral communication skills. The student will participate in group and partner discussions about various texts and topics. Oral Language K.3h: The student will begin to ask how and why questions.
Sequencing of Stories and Comprehension Students will illustrate a story when given the cue letters, “B,” “M,” and “E,” (Beginning, Middle and End). Reading K.9f: The student will demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts and retell familiar stories, using beginning, middle, and end.
Oral Language and Writing through Poetry Students maintain a poetry journal and illustrate the events, setting, or characters of the poem. Students practice the poem with peers and the teacher. Writing K.12e: The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes and draw pictures and/or use letters and phonetically spelled words to write about experiences.
Content Reading Students assemble a plant from pre-drawn plant parts and write words or sentences about the plant. Science K. 7 Plants and Life Processes Plants and animals change as they grow. Plants need food, water, and gases in order to live. Plants have the ability to bear fruit and produce flowers. They may look like their parent plant.