Our School Environment :: Language

Group games are sometimes used to learn the name of fruits and vegetables found in our garden.

Group games are sometimes used to learn the name of fruits and vegetables found in our garden.

A young friend practices her letter sounds with a teacher.

A young friend practices her letter sounds with a teacher.

Placing pictures under a letter helps reinforce the sound the letter makes.

Placing pictures under a letter helps reinforce the sound the letter makes.

Once a child knows around 15 letters, he is taught to sound out simple words.

Once a child knows around 15 letters, he is taught to sound out simple words.

Early reading includes matching labels to pictures.

Early reading includes matching labels to pictures.

Writing skills are practiced using the metal insets.

Writing skills are practiced using the metal insets.

Writing of letters by similar stroke sequence is practiced.

Writing of letters by similar stroke sequence is practiced.

Self-correcting step boards aid a child in matching letter symbols.

Self-correcting step boards aid a child in matching letter symbols.

Step boards can also be used to identifying beginning, ending and middle sounds.

Step boards can also be used to identifying beginning, ending and middle sounds.

Many children learn to read at an early age.

Many children learn to read at an early age.


    A child is encouraged to develop her oral and written communication skills.
    A young child’s vocabulary is increased with picture cards. She is introduced
    to phonetic sounds instead of letter names. Many activities are given
    to help refine her pencil grip and letter formation. As she masters the
    phonetic sounds she starts to write and read with a variety of materials.