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Activities to Develop Language, Literacy, and CommunicationErica PriscellaECS 570March 4, 2020
Introduction“Parents are children’s first and foremost important teachers” (Wortham & Hardin, 2016).
At-Home ActivitiesThere are multiple activities that parents can do at home to help their child in reading, writing, and speaking. Parents can also make adaptations to the activities for their child who is struggling or are above grade level.
Special ConsiderationsStudents with Individualized Education ProgramsThey may have reading and writing problems.Processing difficultiesPoor motor skillsStudents who are gifted and talentedThey can read and achieve other milestones earlier than other children.They love school and learningThey love problem solving and using large vocabularies
Reading Activity: Read to the ChildDescription-Read to your Child“Big Friends by Linda Sarah and Benji DaviesTrack from left to right with fingers the words of the booksDiscuss the picturesHelp the student read the bookThis Photoby Unknown Author is licensed under
Benefits of the Reading ActivityIt is important to help the student’s develop reading emergent reading capabilities, provides opportunities to learn their letter sounds, and helps provides new opportunities to learn new words. Children can also help develop critical thinking skills with answering questions.
Reading SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONSStruggling StudentsTalk about the pictures in the book with a picture walk. Talk about words and have the students sound out the letters to blend words together. Provide visual models like characters to help them understand the story. Gifted and Talented StudentsStudents should take turns reading the story. It is important to explain the importance of what is happening in the story. It is also important to ask comprehension questions with the 5 W’: Why Where, What, How, and Who.

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