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Beyond Oral Language Acquisition - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
The development of oral language in school-age children is important, but so are areas such as spelling, print communication and language arts. Through examples and self-assessment quizzes, you can grasp the meaning behind oral language acquisition and its components. Completing this chapter can help you learn about:
- Printing concepts, such as spacing
- The practice of scribbling
- Types of language arts
|Development of Print Awareness & Concepts||Examine the progression of printing methods and printing awareness; study directionality, reading-writing relationship and spacing.|
|The Processes of Scribbling & Invented Spelling||Learn about the meaning and development of scribbling and how spelling was invented.|
|Relationships Between the Language Arts||Understand the connection between language arts of all kinds and read about techniques for improve the relationships.|
1. Development of Print Awareness & Concepts
One of the very first steps in the reading process is print awareness. This lesson defines print awareness and gives some hints on how to use lap reading to develop an understanding of print directionality, spacing, and the alphabetic principle.
2. The Processes of Scribbling & Invented Spelling
Children aren't born with the ability to spell like they are the ability to breathe or eat. In this lesson, we'll examine the processes of pre-spelling including how children move from scribbling to spelling through specific developmental steps.
3. Relationships Between the Language Arts
Language arts teachers have to cover an amazingly large amount of curriculum in a relatively short amount of time. So how do they pull it off? By building relationships between different language arts.
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Other chapters within the Education 102: Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School course
- Learning Processes & Theories
- Instructional Approaches
- Language Acquisition in the Classroom
- How Language & Culture Interact in the Classroom
- Strategies for Teaching Reading
- Identifying & Understanding Words
- Constructing Meaning
- Vocabulary Development
- Writing Development
- Approaches to Literacy Instruction
- Classroom Management for Literacy Instruction
- Selecting Resources for Literacy Instruction
- Responding to Student Needs
- Collaborations Outside of School
- Evaluation & Assessments in Education