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Effects of Oral LanguageEffects of Oral LanguageLorrie R HarmonGrand Canyon University: ECS 570April 29, 2020 1
Effects of Oral LanguageThe foundation of reading comprehension and writing is formed by our oral language. The development of oral language begins the minute a child is born. Their environment a child lives in can and does have a direct impact of their success in learning to read and write. “Oral language is often associated with vocabulary as the main component. However, in the broadest definition, oral language consists of phonology, grammar, morphology, vocabulary, discourse, and pragmatics. The acquisition of these skills often begins at a young age, before students beginfocusing on print-based concepts such as sound-symbol correspondence and decoding. Because these skills are often developed early in life, children with limited oral language ability at the time they enter kindergarten are typically at a distinct disadvantage (Fielding et al., 2007).” In the following case study, Raymond is a kindergarten student who is struggling as a beginning reader. He is having trouble with basic reading and writing skills. (identifying rhyming words, some lower-case letters, and comprehension of stories read aloud) The teacher is concerned with his progress and his parents are willing to help with additional activities at home. The goals for

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