Developing Literacy Skills in the Early Years: A Practical Guide

Developing Literacy Skills in the Early Years: A Practical Guide

by Hilary White
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412910242

ISBN-13: 9781412910248

Pub. Date: 05/28/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Many young children need targeted support and encouragement to help develop their literacy skills. This book contains tried and tested activities to improve listening, verbal reasoning, and language skills in young children and shows you how to turn theory into fun, practical ideas for the classroom.

The author shows how to link activities to the Early

Overview

Many young children need targeted support and encouragement to help develop their literacy skills. This book contains tried and tested activities to improve listening, verbal reasoning, and language skills in young children and shows you how to turn theory into fun, practical ideas for the classroom.

The author shows how to link activities to the Early Learning Goals and the National Literacy Strategy and the book includes:

  • Lesson activities using puppets, nursery rhymes, story boxes, and picture books
  • Suggestions for using role-play
  • Ideas for organizing your play setting to encourage literacy-related play
  • Assessment guidelines
  • Lists of resources
  • A selection of photocopiable material

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412910248
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.69(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

The Setting
The Sounds of Language
Matching Sound and Symbol
Becoming a Writer
Becoming a Reader
The Role of the Picture Book
Planning and Recording

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