preview

Three Ways To Facilitate A Child's Development In Child Development And Development

Decent Essays
1) In class, we have discussed many ways in which children develop language skills. Give me THREE ways in which an adult can facilitate a child’s language acquisition (acquire new and increase language vocabulary).

There are many ways which an adult can facilitate a child’s language acquisition (acquire new and increase language vocabulary). Here is some of them:
1. Engaging in conversations with children.
Communication is the first and most accessible way to facilitate child’s language acquisition and increasing language vocabulary.
2. Reading books multiple times.
During the repeated reading, repetition and gradual memorization and mastering of the most important components of the language functions occur.
3. Giving descriptions of objects.
Explanations of words, activities or events. Open questions. All these ways are help to acquire new words and increase language vocabulary for the children in everyday life.

2) Select ONE age group (infants, toddlers, pre-school). Give me ONE literacy activity and tell me WHY you believe it is developmentally appropriate. I chose toddlers age (16-36 months). As one of the best literacy activity adults can use be rhymes and songs, and encourage the child about it (during play, circle & transition times). I believe it is developmentally appropriate since children learn many sounds and words through songs and nursery rhymes. Even if toddlers can’t repeat some of the words, they remember them, which greatly expands their
Get Access