Foundation Phase CAPS : Home Language (Grade R-3)

Foundation Phase CAPS: Home Language – GRADE R (An overview cont.)

In our post today we cover the topic of:

READING AND VIEWING GRADE R

 Emergent Reading Skills

Recognises and points out common objects in pictures

  •  Arranges a set of pictures in such a way that they form a story
  •  Interprets pictures (e.g. makes up own story and ‘reads’ the pictures)
  •  Acts out parts of a story, song or rhyme
  •  Holds the book the right way up and turns pages correctly
  •  Pretends to read and adopts a ‘reading’ voice
  •  Recognises own name and names of some other children in the class
  •  Begins to ‘read’ high frequency words seen in the classroom and at school(e.g. door, cupboard)

Shared Reading as a class with teacher

  •  ‘Reads’ enlarged texts such as poems, Big Books, posters
  •  Makes links to own experience when reading with the teacher
  •  Describes characters in stories and gives opinions
  •  Predicts what will happen in a story through the pictures
  •  Answers questions based on the story read
  •  Draws pictures capturing main idea of the stories

Independent Reading

• Reads picture books

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Foundation Phase CAPS: Home Language (Grade R-3)

Foundation Phase CAPS: Home Language – GRADE R (An overview cont.)

In our previous post we outlined the skills in the Home Language CAPS curriculum

Today we cover – PHONICS

Identifies rhyming words in well known rhymes and songs (e.g. Humpty Dumpty)

Begins to recognize that words are made up of sounds e.g. the beginning letter(s) of their names

Segments oral sentences into individual words

Divides multisyllabic words into syllables

Recognises aurally and visually some initial consonants and vowels especially at the beginning of a word

 

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Foundation Phase CAPS: Home Language (Grade R-3)

Foundation Phase CAPS: Home Language – GRADE R (An overview)

In the Foundation Phase, the skills in the Home Language CAPS curriculum are:

• Listening and speaking

•Reading and phonics

• Writing and handwriting Integrated into all the above language skills are: Thinking and Reasoning and Language Structure and Use.

LISTENING AND SPEAKING

• Listens to stories and acts these out

• Listens and responds to simple questions

• Listens to and repeats rhythmic patterns, and copies correctly

• Listens to and recalls simple word sequences in order (e.g. big, beg, bag)

• Names and points to parts of the body

• Sings simple songs and does action rhymes

• Talks about pictures in posters, theme charts, books etc.

• Matches and sorts things according to shape, colour etc

• Participates in discussions and asks questions

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