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Role-Play Areas for EYFS (Ages Zero to Five), Key Stage 1 (Ages Five to Seven) and beyond
Role-play areas for EYFS (ages zero to five), key stage 1 (ages five to seven) and beyond
Joanne Palmer
Chapter Objectives
  • to develop an understanding of different types of play and how they can be used effectively in your literacy teaching
  • to recognise that role-play areas can be used to enhance and develop children's language and literacy skills in the EYFS and Key Stages 1 and 2
  • to identify the role of the teacher when setting up and monitoring role-play areas.
This Chapter will Cover:
  • theories relating to play and different types of play
  • how role-play areas can be utilised to enhance children's literacy learning
  • extending accepted and excellent Early Years practice into later age phases
  • case ...
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