Lesson Plan on Letters and Sounds (Reggio Japan)

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Kindergarten / Yochien / Hoiku Lesson Plan – Lesson Plan on Letters and Sounds (Reggio Japan), Reggio philosophy

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It is important to teach letters and sounds in preschool education as it lays the foundation for reading and writing skills. This early exposure to language and literacy can also improve children’s communication and cognitive development. In a Reggio-inspired preschool learning environment, teachers could create a print-rich classroom with labels, signs, and books that incorporate letters and sounds. They could also provide hands-on activities such as letter matching games, phonics puzzles, and songs that reinforce letter recognition and sound production. Potential lesson plan ideas could include introducing a letter of the week, where children learn to identify and write the letter, as well as practice saying words that begin with that letter. Teachers could also incorporate sensory activities, such as tracing letters in sand or shaving cream, to engage children in a tactile learning experience. Additionally, teachers could read alphabet books and encourage children to create their own alphabet books using pictures and words that they have learned




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