Early Literacy: Building a Strong Foundation. Dr. Denise P. Gibbs, Director Alabama Scottish Rite Foundation Learning Centers [email protected] In this session, we will….
While holding or rocking
Morgan-3 yrsCam-3 mo
Cam-3 yrsAubrey-17 mo
(adult gives the child 4-5 words to describe the action that child is involved in)
(give the child words for what he sees you doing)
(give the child words to describe things he seems to be interested in looking at)
(provides words to help the child begin to think with words)
(Lets the child know you understood them and that you were paying attention!)
(Lets child know you understood them and have words to say more soon!)
(Lets child hear correct sounds without being “corrected”.)
Pets! Anything that moves is interesting
(Hart and Risley, 1995)
Repetitive and predictableandrhyming
Tag (from Leap Frog) – Morgan can read to his brothers!
Topics are individually tailored for three age ranges–infant, toddler, and preschool–and include: