Assignment: Observation of Print in a Preschool Classroom
Observe a Preschool or NC PreK program. Notice and list all print script letter forms found in the classroom that are within the children’s view or eye level. Report what you see in 2-3 paragraphs. In the first paragraph, talk about what you see as print worthy in the classroom. Take time to look around the room and see what is on the walls and around the room that is printed. In the second paragraph or (list) talk about everything that you see that is print worthy and at the children’s eye level. Talk about these items and how they are used and are beneficial to the children in their quest to learn the alphabet and learn words- print concepts. If you want you can add a third paragraph that includes your concerns about the lack of print in the room or your approval of what is print worthy in the room.
The assignment is worth 100 points.
First Paragraph with 7-10 sentences- 40 points
Second Paragraph (or list) with 7-10 sentences or at least 15 items listed- 40 points
Third Paragraph if needed and Grammar and spelling errors- 20 points
**If you’re unable to physically observe a classroom, find a YouTube video as it relates to “print”. When submitting your assignment make sure you paste the link to the video in the references.