Your guide to understanding the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)
- Enjoy read to sessions where they retell simple narrative or informational text.
- Read simple stories.
- Use descriptive language to explain and explore.
- Recognise letters and letter-sound matches.
- Recognise all the vocabulary related to the letters and have social experience.
- Show familiarity with rhyming and beginning sounds.
- Match spoken words with written ones.
- Begin to write letters of the alphabet, CVC words and high-frequency words.
- Speak and understand English well.
- Recognise and write numbers up to 50.
- Recognise all shapes and colours.
- Do all simple mathematical operation addition, subtraction…etc.
- Grasp simple science information like living and non-living, parts of the body, 5 senses.
- Present different themes and items through Show and tell as a part of our class room’s activities that help in strengthening children’s Language skills (oral and listening skills) as children learn to use descriptive language.
- Show and tell also helps to grow and develop their social emotional as they share their special items with others.
What teachers do
- Encourage children to read and write.
- Provide many opportunities for children to explore and identify sound-symbol relationships in a meaningful context.
- Help children to segment spoken words into individual sounds and blend the sounds into whole words.
- Frequently read interesting and conceptually rich stories to children.
- Provide daily opportunities for children to write.
- Help children to build sight vocabulary.
- Help students to learn about their own strengths, unique characteristics and skills set.
- Encourage creativity.
- Assessing students’ age-appropriate developmental milestones including fine motor skills.
- Teach their students how to reason, with an objective of helping them assess a situation, and make a decision based on available information. Reasoning is taught through storytelling and role playing.
- Teaching basics math skills through grouping and sorting activities, playing math games, and through basic addition and subtraction exercise.