Create a language-rich program that promotes children's talking, reading, and writing. This resource has the research, planning and assessment suggestions, and instructional approaches you need to determine
What oral language skills children need to learn
What kinds of language and literacy experiences to provide
What to look for in programs and materials
Whether children are making progress in their use of language
Helpful appendixes contain assessment tools, principles of program evaluation, and daily language and literacy routines for infants and toddlers.