Emergent Literacy and Dramatic Play in Early Education / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Cengage Learning
A unique text that discusses the role of dramatic play in supporting children's emerging literacy. It describes teaching techniques which facilitate the language inherent in dramatic play and provides teachers with the theory and resources for developing literacy rich dramatic play environments in their classrooms.
About the Author
Jane Ilene Freedman Davidson is a Master Teacher at the University of Delaware Laboratory Preschool.
Table of Contents
Let's Play Pretend. What is Dramatic Play? When Children are Pretending What Do the Adults Do? Emergent Literacy: Children Construct Understandings of Written Language. From All-Encompassing to Incidental: Different Modes for Integrating Literacy Into Dramatic Play. Many Different Ways to Play the Same Themes: The Many Faces of a Restaurant. Children s Books: A Gateway to Emergent Literacy. Creating A Literacy Rich Classroom Environment. Creating Continuity.