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Print Concepts in Early Childhood Education - Chapter Summary
This chapter zeroes in on the significance of print in early childhood education, and it highlights various considerations of promoting healthy student growth in the area. You'll explore topics such as print awareness, how students process directionality of print and more. A full list of other subjects covered includes the following:
- The part print plays in emergent literacy
- The relationship between spoken and written language
- How children read environmental print
- Methods of promoting letter, word, and punctuation recognition
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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. Children's Awareness of the Spoken & Written Language Relationship
Print Awareness is an important element for young children associating writing and reading with spoken language. Understanding the symbolic nature of letters and words can add greatly to reading acquisition.
3. How Students Learn Directionality of Print
Children don't automatically understand how reading works. Pre-reading skills, such as knowing where to begin reading on the page, need to be taught. This lesson explains how teachers and parents can help children develop these skills.
4. The Role of Environmental Print in Early Development
One of the first indicators that young children are responding to print is their ability to read environmental print. What does this mean? This lesson will define the term and explain how to use it to develop early reading skills.
5. Importance of Letter, Word & Punctuation Recognition
In this lesson, we will discuss how we use letter, word, and punctuation recognition to determine meaning and sound--even if we do not know each word separately.
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