Activities for Communication, Language and Literacy
Offers an approach to teaching communication, language and literacy in an inclusive early years setting. This book provides a wide range of activities to encourage the development of children's key skills. It includes activities such as: key vocabulary; resources needed; and, a description of the activity.
This book is a fun and focused approach to teaching communication, language and literacy in an inclusive early years setting. The author provides a wide range of activities to encourage the development of children's key skills. The activities will include: key vocabulary; resources needed; a description of the activity; development stages towards early learning goals defined for different learners recognising a breadth of learning abilities; how to assess - inspired from the 'look, listen and note' approach suggested in the EYFS; Discussion ideas; and, Differentiation - ideas for both challenging children and meeting lower ability children including those with English as a second language. This book is a must for early years practitioners.
1. Introduction; 2. All About Me; 3. Houses and Homes; 4. Stories and Rhymes; 5. Animals; 6. EYFS - coverage of development leading to the Early Learning Goals; Each topic will include:; - Topic introduction - cross-curriculum links, suggestions for topic themed songs and parents as partners home activities.; - Activities - 12-14 activities which ensure equal coverage of the six newly defined aspects of Communication, Language and Literacy in the EYFS document. These are:; Language for Communication; Language for Thinking; Linking Sounds and Letters; Reading; Writing; Handwriting.