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Eldon Primary School

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Literacy

Literacy

In Nursery we are learning to listen to and join in with stories, poems and songs. We talk about lots of different stories, characters and settings. There are lots of books in the nursery and we can sit and read independently whenever we like in our book corner which has comfy cushions. We are learning to hold books the correct way, turn the pages and know that books give us information. Through reading and exploring lots of stories we learn lots of new words and sounds. With practice we learn to recognise our own names. We also do lots of mark making in nursery using lots of different resources. We are encouraged to talk about the marks that we make when we draw, write or paint.

We are learning to choose and look at books in the reading area
We are learning to hold books correctly
We are learning to use pens to form letters and symbols
Our adults help us to hold our pencils correctly
We are learning about different letter sounds
We are learning to form different letters correctly
We are learning to form our letters
We are learning to write our names
We have been writing Christmas cards to our families
We are beginning to mark-make in nursery
We are developing our pencil skills by working through mazes
We are learning that books can give us information
We are learning to mark make in the sand in the outside area
We enjoy mark making with different tools
We are beginning to mark make in the sand
We are reading Owl Babies and learning how to cope when we miss our mummies
We enjoying listening to adults read stories
We have been using sponges to press and print
We made an Owl Babies display using our hand prints
We are learning to hold our pens using the correct pencil grip
We enjoy looking at books in our reading area
We are learning to look at books independently
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