Category Archives: reading habits

Enhancing Language Comprehension at Storytime

Talk about the components of the story and refer to the characters, the setting, action, problems and outcomes. This helps children  not only to understand the story they are hearing, but build a good foundation for them to be able to tell or write a story of their own.  Talk about who is in the…
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Children with SLI in the Classroom Setting

"No Steven, I said before you take out your reading book pack up your pencils". "I see your pencils here all over the desk". "You need to focus Steven and listen to instructions". Steven is in Year 2.  He is aware his teacher is annoyed with him as she has now raised her voice. However, …
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Promoting Language Learning Opportunities at Storytime

Reading with your Child Children love to share books with you and it is always good to find out what happens in the story. Reading the book through first to see what happens is a good idea. On the second read through you can stop and comment on the characters or events. The Hanen ABC…
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