Linking Language: Simple Language and Literacy Activities Throughout the Curriculum

Linking Language: Simple Language and Literacy Activities Throughout the Curriculum

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Linking Language: Simple Language and Literacy Activities Throughout the Curriculum by Robert Rockwell, Debra Hoge, Bill Searcy

Filled with practical, everyday activities that build language development and early literacy into your daily schedule. Use circle time, snack time, dramatic play or any other time throughout the day to develop children's language skills. The authors discuss both expressive language (talking), and receptive language (listening), as well as the beginnings of reading and writing. Each cross-curricular activity includes ways to enhance children's vocabulary, questions to help the teacher evaluate the children's progress, an annotated list of books that relate to the activity, and age-appropriate suggestions for writing experiences.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780876596197
Publisher: Gryphon House, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/15/1999
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 8 MB

About the Author

Robert Rockwell has many years of experience as a teacher and administrator at preschool, elementary, and college levels. He is in demand as a speaker and has traveled and conducted workshops throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia. He has been a frequent guest on radio and television programs advocating for young children and their caregivers. Currently, Robert is professor emeritus and former program director of the early childhood education program at Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville. He has experience as a speech pathologist, teacher of the hearing impaired, and as an administrator. He has been a research consultant for the University of Chicago and has also served as a Head Start director. Robert is a prolific writer with many published articles and books available throughout the world. He is currently the science section contributor for Children and Families, a quarterly magazine published by the National Head Start Association.

Robert Rockwell lives in Belleville, Illinois.

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