Alphabetic Knowledge/Exploring with Letters

Definition

Alphabetic Knowledge is the ability to name letters, distinguish letter shapes, and identify letter sounds. Some examples of skills included in this behavior are: pointing to words in a book, reciting the alphabet, pretending to read, and connecting names of letters with their shapes.

Alphabetic Knowledge Skills Demo

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Alphabetic Knowledge Tool

Alphabetic Knowledge Tool

Alphabetic Knowledge Tip Sheets

Alphabetic Knowledge Tip SheetAlphabetic Knowledge Tip Sheet 2

Use the Blank Tip Sheet to create your own tips!

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