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Reading Aloud

February 22, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Reading Aloud | Filed in: Early Literacy, Language.

Children’s literature and picture books can be a wonderful model of rich expressive language and should be included in any language program. The language in books provides a model of syntax for children with syntactical problems, children who speak nonstandard dialects, and for children who speak English as a second language. Books can also introduce new • Read More »

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Listening Game

February 22, 2014 | By jmitchell | Comments Off on Listening Game | Filed in: Language.

It’s amazing that we can listen to another person talk and know exactly who it is by their voice. I am always amazed that young children can also distinguish voices. This listening game can be played with a small group or with an entire class. Place a chair in front of the group. Pick one • Read More »

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