[R-0223] S4. Instructional Planning

Citation: The University of Maine: Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies. (2014). Word play all day. Tipsheet.  Retrieved from site [or enter “Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies: Word play all day” in your search window; click on Resources, then on Growing Ideas Tipsheets and Resources for Guiding Early Childhood Practices, and then on Foundations of Inclusive Early Care and Education].

Abstract: This tipsheet provides information for families, educators, and administrators on early literacy development and how to engage children in activities that promote their oral language, print awareness, phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge, and writing development.

Integration: The content in this tipsheet fits well with content presented in the early childhood course Language and Literacy Experiences.

Content Focus: Alphabet Knowledge; Child Development; Inclusion; Inclusive Early Childhood Education; Introduction to Early Childhood Education; Language and Literacy Experiences; Oral Language; Phonological Awareness; Print Awareness; Teaching Strategies; Writing

Notes: Assessment and discussion questions for students can be found on the Growing Ideas Into Action Handout (PDF). Additional information may be retrieved from Virtual Tool Kit: Word Play All Day — Early Literacy in Action and Selected Resources: Word Play All Day — Early Literacy in Action.