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Supporting Emergent Literacy - Chapter Summary
Use this chapter to review the ways reading aloud helps emergent literacy and the impact of using written language to promote the development of emergent literacy. These lessons will also address activities to promote reading development and more subjects related to the support of emergent literacy. Interactive quizzes at the end of the lessons will give you opportunities to apply what you know. You will review the topics above, plus the following:
- Proper phases of emergent literacy
- Ways to understand words based on their relationships
- Utilization of the alphabetic principle to learn to read
- Techniques to promote reading development
- Resources to help emergent literacy in the class
- Utilization of roots to determine the meaning of words
This chapter's lessons and quizzes are brief and allow you to work at your own pace. Quiz yourself on-the-go by printing out the worksheets. The whole chapter is mobile-friendly, so you can study anywhere at anytime on your electronic devices.
1. 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.
2. Understanding Words By Their Relationships
Many words in the English language have multiple meanings. To really understand a word, we have to understand the relationship between particular words. In this lesson, we will examine this through connotations, denotations, synonyms, and analogies.
3. The Alphabetic Principle & Learning to Read
Learning to read can often be a complex process for children, especially bilingual and other language learners. How does the alphabetic principle come into play? This lesson will explain how all children use the principle to develop reading.
4. Promoting Reading Development at All Levels
Successful teachers provide support for students of all skill and ability levels. This lesson will provide strategies for promoting reading comprehension skills for all students and show how these strategies work in a classroom.
5. Activities to Promote Emergent Literacy
Emergent readers and writers are exciting to work with! This lesson will give you some ideas about what activities best promote emergent literacy. You will learn about activities for promoting oral language as well as reading and writing.
6. How Read Alouds Support Emergent Literacy
There are so many different reasons to read aloud to children of all ages. In this lesson, you will begin to understand how reading to younger children helps support their emergent literacy and put them on the path to being lifelong readers.
7. 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.
8. Using Written Language to Promote Emergent Literacy Development
The more exposure young children have to written language, the better accustomed they'll become to the relationship between the written word and spoken language. In this lesson, we'll look at classroom activities that use written language to support emergent literacy development.
9. Using Affixes and Roots to Find the Meaning of Words
In this lesson, we will learn how to understand the meaning of words by breaking them down into the parts that form them. This requires knowledge of the Greek and Latin roots, and affixes, which are parts we add to roots to make new words.
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