Sight Words/Word Attack
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Writing is an important medium for young children to master as it is a form of communication, expressing their ideas in print and like reading is cross curricular and thus an important skill to master for accomplishing at school.
SIGHT WORDS/WORD ATTACK SKILLS PROGRAM
With a basic understanding of phonics (the relationship between letters and sounds) most beginning readers are able to decode unfamiliar words that follow the usual spelling rules.
Alternatively, sight words are commonly used words in reading that do not follow the usual letter sound patterns and therefore cannot be deciphered by sounded out. You must see them and say them automatically.
SIGHT WORDS/WORD ATTACK SKILLS PROGRAM GOALS
A child’s ability to read fluently and comprehend what is being read can be impacted by having poor knowledge of sight words.
The K-2 Sight Words/Word Attack Skills group facilitates this process and assists children in reading more confidently, fluently and accurately by being taught the most common sight words through engaging games and activities.
Ability based groups so students are learning at their level.
Fun and engaging learning games and activities.
Ongoing assessment and review.
Child and parent feedback.
Instilling growth mindset practises and beliefs.
The Super Kids Writing Program for year one and two students is a multi-sensory program, with emphasis on consolidating children’s knowledge of the 42 letter phonemes in order to spell and also assists in developing an understanding the importance of grammar in writing.
WRITING GROUP PROGRAM GOALS
By teaching key essential grammar rules, the program helps children bring diversity to their writing and improve their spelling in a structured way.
The Super Kids Writing Program for year one and two students teaches a wide range of language forms including:
Parts of speech
Past, present and future tense
Spelling rules, including defining aspects such as the short vowels