Archives: Language

Photographs

March 21, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Photographs | Filed in: Language.






Time: 10 – 15 minutes Materials: Photographs of special occasions Activity: Show your child a photograph. Tell him about the occasion, when it was taken,who the people are, how they are feeling. Allow your child to tell someone else about the photograph. Suggested Script: Look at this picture. This was taken the day you were • Read More »

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Occupations

March 4, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Occupations | Filed in: Language.






Time: 15-20 minutes Materials: Pictures of different occupations (Boardmaker or Clipart) and where they work using felt or pictures with velcro (hook side) on the back. Felt board or display board covered with tempo loop. You could also put a small magnet on the back of the picture and use the chalkboard as display. Activity • Read More »

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Quick Tips to Get a 2 Year Old Talking

February 23, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Quick Tips to Get a 2 Year Old Talking | Filed in: Language.






When asking questions, avoid questions with yes/no answers. Instead of asking, Do you want something to drink?, ask Do you want milk or juice? If they cannot answer, get the milk and juice out, let them point, then say the word for them. Use this technique with getting dressed, blue shirt or red shirt and • Read More »

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Let’s Talk About Science: Using Science for Language Activities

February 23, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Let’s Talk About Science: Using Science for Language Activities | Filed in: Language.






When some people think of science, they think of textbooks and formulas. In reality, science gives us the opportunity of looking at the world around us. It gives us a closer look at the things we find in the world everyday. Here are a few ideas to incorporate science fun into language activities: Crepe Paper • Read More »

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