Recognising that informed, caring adults are critical to supporting early literacy development, this important resource builds on the concepts introduced in the second edition of the ALSC/PLA Every Child Ready to Read ® initiative. Offering practical suggestions for incorporating early literacy information and strategies into the storytime setting, early literacy authorities Ghoting and Martin-Diaz
Explain how young children develop knowledge critical for reading comprehension Discuss five vital storytime practices (singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing), which adults can be taught to use at home Present dozens of storytimes for babies/toddlers, twos, and preschoolers, that engage adults while keeping their children in focus Address how young bilingual children acquire language, and other current research
Featuring a variety of songs, projects, and activities, this book can be used at the library, at home, or anywhere else storytimes take place.
Publisher: American Library Association
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 522 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 18 mm
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