Building Vocabulary to Build Literacy

Neuman, Susan B.
October 2006
Early Childhood Today;Oct2006, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p9
The article stresses the importance of developing the vocabulary skills of children. Words and their meanings are the building blocks of literacy development. Any fun experience, from learning-center activities to a field trip to sharing picture books, offers many opportunities to build children's vocabulary. Children who acquire a substantial vocabulary are often able to think more deeply. Tips in building children's vocabulary are presented.


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