Week 3 D1 - As discussed in Chapter 5 of our text and in...

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As discussed in Chapter 5 of our text and in the video Building Literacy Competencies in Early Childhood, exposure to stories, poetry, nursery rhymes, and songs encourages literacy development (Coats, 2013). Identify a piece of poetry, a nursery rhyme, or a song that can be used to encourage literacy development. Describe three different ways you would use this piece to help build phonological awareness. In addition, be sure to discuss how building these phonological awareness skills will promoteliteracy development.According to our text and in the video Building Literacy Competencies in Early Childhood, exposure to stories, poetry, nursery rhymes, and songs encourages literacy development (Coats, 2013). Poetry, nursery rhymes, or songs that be used to encourage literacy development. I think a fun piece of literature to use to teach phonological awareness is Dr. Seuss’ There’s a Wocket in my Pocket. This book has a strong sense of rhythm, pattern, and predictability which will help young children with their early phonological awareness skills. Some fun activities for this book are:

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