Storytimes for Everyone!

Storytimes for Everyone!

Developing Young Children's Language and Literacy

Book - 2013
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"Recognizing that informed, caring adults are critical to supporting early literacy development, this important resource builds on the concepts introduced in the second edition of the ALSC/PLA Every Child Ready to Read(R) initiative. Offering practical suggestions for incorporating early literacy information and strategies into the storytime setting, early literacy authorities Ghoting and Martin-D az ◗◗ Explain how young children develop knowledge critical for reading comprehension ◗◗ Discuss five vital storytime practices (singing, talking, reading, writing, and playing) which adults can be taught to use at home ◗◗ Present dozens of storytimes for babies/toddlers, twos, and preschoolers, that engage adults while keeping their children in focus ◗◗ Address how young bilingual children acquire language, and other current research Featuring a variety of songs, projects, and activities, this book can be used at the library, at home, or anywhere else storytimes take place."
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, c2013
ISBN: 9780838911693
Branch Call Number: J 027.6251 Gho
Characteristics: xv, 276 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Martin-Díaz, Pamela


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