8.2—Engagement and Persistence
Children purposefully choose and persist in experiences and activities.
Children in Ms. Katter’s class persist in and complete a variety of…caregiver-directed…tasks, activities, projects, and experiences…and…maintain concentration on a task.
A reading activity in Ms. Katter’s class engages the children in such a way that their attention and focus remains strong through the entire activity.
10.1—Language Understanding and Use
Children understand and use communication and language for a variety of purposes.
The children in Ms. Katter’s class show a steady increase in listening and speaking vocabulary.
The children in Ms. Katter’s class have a discussion about eggs before reading “Humpty Dumpty.” Children tell Ms. Katter different things they know about eggs (they can crack, rotten eggs smell bad, etc.). Theyc experience words like “yolk” in their discussion.
Children engage in early reading experiences.
Children in Ms. Katter’s class display book handling knowledge (…using left to right sweep … ).
During a group reading session in Ms. Katter’s class, she asks the children where they will start reading “Humpty Dumpty”. The children answer “at the top!” She then indicates with a pointer the left and right side of the text and asks which side they start reading on, and the children indicate the left side.