English Literacy for early learners and preschoolers

Oz Education children develop early literacy and reading skills through play in areas that interest them. When they reach preschool age, we combine play-based learning with structured learning to help them prepare for formal school.

Early Literacy Outcomes

  • Story telling
  • Comprehension
  • Conversation – talking & listening
  • Pre-reading and writing
  • Love for books and reading
  • Letter-sound relationships
  • Sing and chant rhymes, jingles and songs
  • Alphabets recognition

Preschool Literacy Outcomes

Communicate through speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing and representing:

  1. Communicates with peers and known adults in informal and guided activities demonstrating emergency skills of group interaction
  2. Produces most lower case and upper case letters
  3. Demonstrates early skills in using letters, simple sound blends and some sight words to represent known words when spelling

Use language to shape and make meaning according to purpose, audience and context:

  1. Recognises some different purposes for writing and that their context and audience vary.
  2. Demonstrates early skills and knowledge in grammar, punctuation and vocabulary when responding to and composing texts
  3. Recognises that there are different kinds of spoken texts with specific language features and shows an emerging awareness of some purposes for spoken language

Think in ways that are imaginative, creative, interpretive and critical:

  1. Thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, simple ideas and the basic feature of texts when responding to and composing texts