Enriched Vocabulary Getting Ready to Read Knowing More Words Makes Reading is Easier
Vocabulary <ul><li>Starts when born </li></ul><ul><li>Some argue even sooner </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking to children enrich...
Talk to Baby  <ul><li>Speak slowly, sing-song voice </li></ul><ul><li>Called “Parentese” </li></ul><ul><li>Increases child...
Large Vocabulary <ul><li>Huge advantage </li></ul><ul><li>Ready to read </li></ul><ul><li>Reading depends on knowing meani...
Develop Vocabulary <ul><li>Talk to children a lot </li></ul><ul><li>Increases vocabulary  </li></ul><ul><li>Increases IQ s...
Talk to Children <ul><li>Use language you are comfortable with </li></ul><ul><li>Read to child daily </li></ul><ul><li>Boo...
Encourage Conversation <ul><li>Add details to what children say </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions, encourage child to talk <...
Early Literacy Skills <ul><li>Hearing words now helps children read later </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t “talk-down” </li></ul><u...
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Words children hear now become words they are ready to read later. Talking to children and sharing books develops vocabulary and gets them "ready to read."

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Enriched Vocabulary

  1. 1. Enriched Vocabulary Getting Ready to Read Knowing More Words Makes Reading is Easier
  2. 2. Vocabulary <ul><li>Starts when born </li></ul><ul><li>Some argue even sooner </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking to children enriches vocabulary </li></ul>
  3. 3. Talk to Baby <ul><li>Speak slowly, sing-song voice </li></ul><ul><li>Called “Parentese” </li></ul><ul><li>Increases child’s attention </li></ul>
  4. 4. Large Vocabulary <ul><li>Huge advantage </li></ul><ul><li>Ready to read </li></ul><ul><li>Reading depends on knowing meaning of words </li></ul><ul><li>Children quickly learn to read words in vocabulary </li></ul>
  5. 5. Develop Vocabulary <ul><li>Talk to children a lot </li></ul><ul><li>Increases vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Increases IQ scores </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is going on around you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How things work, feelings, ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Listen when children talk </li></ul>
  6. 6. Talk to Children <ul><li>Use language you are comfortable with </li></ul><ul><li>Read to child daily </li></ul><ul><li>Books use language differently than speech </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about stories, pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Help child pick out books </li></ul>
  7. 7. Encourage Conversation <ul><li>Add details to what children say </li></ul><ul><li>Ask questions, encourage child to talk </li></ul><ul><li>Use encouraging words, avoid negative criticism </li></ul>
  8. 8. Early Literacy Skills <ul><li>Hearing words now helps children read later </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t “talk-down” </li></ul><ul><li>Enrich vocabulary </li></ul>

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