Oral language and comprehension in preschool : teaching the essentials /

"Before children are readers and writers, they are speakers and listeners. This book provides creative, hands-on strategies for developing preschoolers' speaking, listening, and oral comprehension skills, within a literacy-rich classroom environment. Each chapter features helpful classroom...

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Main Authors: Morrow, Lesley Mandel (Author), Roskos, Kathy (Author), Gambrell, Linda B. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York : The Guilford Press, 2016.
Series:Best practices in action
Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. The Importance of Speaking and Listening in Early Literacy
  • 2. Planning for Talking, Reading, and Writing a Lot
  • 3. Literacy Centers and Activities
  • 4. Nurturing Young Children's Language and Conversational Skills
  • 5. Developing Children's Listening Comprehension
  • 6. Reading with Children at Home
  • 7. Putting It All Together in the Early Childhood Classroom
  • Appendix A. Selected Literature for the Preschool Classroom
  • Appendix B. E-Book Quality Rating Tool
  • Appendix C. Storytelling Ideas for Developing Comprehension
  • Appendix D. Guided Participation Framework
  • Appendix E. Recommended Resources for New and Alternative Literacies
  • References
  • Index.