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What are the ways in which young children learn to communicate? Collating their extensive experience of language and literacy in the early years, the contributors explore key aspects of this topic, linking practical ideas for early years settings and classrooms to relevant theory and research.
This second edition is updated to take into account important developments in research, policy and practice, and now covers the 0–8 age range. It also addresses developments in new media and the impact this has upon literacy in young children, and offers chapters on new areas which have emerged in recent years, such as multimodality, media literacy, creative arts and literacy.
Explored in the book are:
the relationship between play and literacy; the role environmental print has in early literacy development; the language ...
Chapter 5: Early Reading Development
Early Reading Development
Understanding reading development is of central importance to early years practitioners. Although the curriculum area of communication, language and literacy is broad in scope, it includes guidance on the development of early reading, setting it in the context of wider language experience. As we shall ...