Concepts of Print Posters and Activities

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Grade Levels
PreK - K
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Use the following posters and activities to introduce your early readers to concepts of print.

What is included:

Open a Book poem

Concepts of Print Assessment script & recording form

Concepts of Print Posters

  • What are books?
  • What is a reader?
  • Ways to read books
  • Parts of a book
  • Front cover of a book
  • Pages of a book
  • Pages have print
  • What is print?
  • Who is an author?
  • Who is an illustrator?
  • What is an illustration?
  • Reading direction
  • Left & Right
  • What is a letter?
  • What is a word?
  • Position of letters
  • What is a sentence?
  • Capital letter
  • Position of words
  • Spaces between words
  • Punctuation mark
  • Period
  • Question mark
  • Exclamation mark
  • Letters are for sounds
  • Numbers are for counting

Pointer template (print and glue to popsicle sticks)

Directionality trainer #1

Vocabulary cards for directionality Trainer #2 and #3

Directionality Trainer #2

Directionality Trainer with return sweep #3

Let’s Learn about Books Mini Reader

Students will:

  • Color the books
  • Color the front cover
  • Color the spine
  • Color the back cover
  • Highlight the title of the book
  • Highlight the author
  • Highlight the illustrator
  • Use the dots to practice 1:1 correspondence, left to right reading direction and return sweep

Let’s Learn about Print Mini Reader

Students will:

  • Color the letters
  • Circle the words
  • Highlight the sentences
  • Color the first letter
  • Color the last letter
  • Circle the capital letter
  • Circle the punctuation
  • Circle the first word
  • Circle the last word
  • Color the spaces
  • Copy the sentence

Parts of a Book Cut & Glue Sort

Students will identify:

  • front cover
  • back cover
  • spine
  • title
  • author
  • illustrator
  • first word
  • last word
  • punctuation
  • illustration
  • space
  • page
Total Pages
51 pages
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