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Emergent Literacy in the Classroom - Chapter Summary
Get reacquainted with the basics of emergent literacy in the classroom by exploring this chapter's fun lessons. Our instructors ensure you fully understand topics like emergent literacy, the promotion of emergent literacy development and issues that impact language and reading development. Study these lessons at your own pace. When finished, you will be able to:
- Define and discuss theories and characteristics of emergent literacy
- List the phases associated with emergent literacy
- Explain how reading aloud to children supports emergent literacy
- Describe how written language can be used to promote emergent literacy development
- Identify and discuss resources that support emergent literacy within classrooms
- Discuss how individual and personal issues affect language and reading development
All lessons in this chapter are accessible around the clock and can be viewed using any smartphone, tablet or computer. Enjoy the ability to study anytime and from any location that suits your schedule. Navigate the lessons in any order as often as necessary, and take short quizzes to test your knowledge of their contents. Before the day of your test, check your overall understanding of emergent literacy in the classroom by taking our practice chapter exam.
1. Emergent Literacy: Definition, Theories & Characteristics
Literacy actually begins at a much earlier age than most expect. This video lesson describes a child's beginnings in the world of reading, which is called emergent literacy.
2. Phases of Emergent Literacy
Teachers who work with young children can be more effective if they understand how emergent literacy works. This lesson will acquaint you with the phases of emergent literacy.
3. How Read Alouds Support Emergent Literacy
There are so many different reasons to read aloud to children of all ages. This lesson will help you understand how reading to younger children helps support their emergent literacy.
4. Using Written Language to Promote Emergent Literacy Development
The more exposure young children have to written language, the better accustomed they will become to the relationship between the written word and spoken language. The objective of this lesson is to familiarize you with classroom activities that use written language to support emergent literacy development.
5. Resources to Support Emergent Literacy in the Classroom
When teaching young children to read, educators need to have a tool bag bursting at the seams. What types of resources can be used to help emergent readers, and what does that look like in a classroom? Read on for details.
6. How Personal & Individual Issues Impact Language & Reading Development
Students need to learn reading and language skills, but this is easier said than done. We are going to look at several issues that can impact student learning, including home life, physical/developmental situations, and emotional difficulties.
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