This week, as an invitation to alphabet knowledge, we explored lines -- what we know about them, what different forms they can take and how they might work together to create images and letters. We started by 'reading the pictures' in the book The Line by Paula Bossio.
Then Ms. Alison had a question for us: Can you form your special letter using your line?
Since the beginning of school, we've been exploring the first letters in our names through different games and activities. All of us knew what our first letter looked like, but some of us were challenged to create our letters using string:
How many lines does everyone else have in their names? Are they straight or curvy?