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Kindergarten Language Arts/Spelling/Handwriting

What We Do

  • Recognize and print upper and lower case letters
  • Recognize and identify vowels and consonants
  • Write to communicate ideas

How we do it

  • Whole group, small group and individualized instruction
  • Games and activities
  • Alternative assessments
  • Computer assisted instruction
  • Group and independent activities utilizing technology (i.e. IPads, Smartboard)
  • Handwriting Without Tears and Zaner-Bloser Handwriting are leading, multi-sensory and fun curricula for handwriting mastery. 


  • Verbal prompting
  • Redirection
  • Provision of a quiet corner for writing
  • Dictation of ideas to teacher
  • Choice of oral or written assessments
  • Shortened spelling lists