Discuss the insights you have gained regarding strategies for developing children’s oral language and reading comprehension in K-2 classrooms in ways that support their literacy development.
theories. Identify and discuss some insights you have gained about issues relating to working with learners with English as an additional language or dialect [EAL/D]. Your discussion should focus on general principles and strategies rather than specific activities
Below are 4 core readings to include in reflective essay:
Massey, L. (2013). From the Reading rug to the Play centre: Enhancing
vocabulary and comprehensive language skills by connecting storybook
reading and guided play. Early Childhood Education 41, 25-13. doi:
Clark, K. F., & Graves, M. F. (2004). Scaffolding Students’ Comprehension of
Text. The Reading Teacher, 58(6), 570-580. doi: 10.1598/rt.58.6.6
Gillanders, C., Castro, D. C., & Franco, X. (2014). Learning Words for Life.
Reading Teacher, 68(3), 213-221. doi:10.1002/trtr.1291
Snell, E. K., Hindman, A. H., & Wasik, B. A. (2015). How Can Book Reading
Close the Word Gap? Five Key Practices From Research. The Reading
Teacher, 68(7), 560-571. doi:10.1002/trtr.1347