Reading is Fundamental. Teacher interactions with students with disabilities build on students' knowledge as they develop literacy skills. It is also essential to celebrate and to respond to children's writings. Fingerpoint-reading of memorized text: What enables beginners to process the print?My experience with second graders is the result of taking into account new perspectives that consider writing as a dynamic process, the incorporation of kidwatching in my daily teaching practice, and experiences I have learnt from with children who were engaged in a pedagogy of writing that focused solely on mechanics. International Reading Association. Goelman, A. By integrating phone books, menus, and other written materials into student play, children are able to see the connections between written word and spoken language, as well as to understand how written language is used in real world situations. As kidwatcher of second graders, I gained insights into understanding how children learn a language. Vygotsky, L. During the time Chester stays at your house, take pictures of the activities you do with Chester and write about them in the Chester Weekend Adventures journal. Unpublished Thesis. Following the same line, Hudelson states that it is vital considering the use of the mother tongue when making decisions about how written language works. Creation of possibilites for children as readers and writers. Be intentional during interactions with children and incorporate best practices. Ouellette, G. Teachers assess the abilities and challenges of students, then problem solve to determine what opportunities will best meet the needs of these students.
Vukelich, C. Taking into account the ideas second grade students presented when asked to express orally and in written form the rights an author should have it is evident that writing about their own interests is extremely signi-ficant for them.
After reading the story selected by the children I involved them in the oral activities I men-tioned before in order to explore and consolidate both the language and the content of it.
It also needs to consider a lot of input and support from others peers, teachers, and parents. Therefore, teachers need to talk with students about their progress or aspects of their writings in order to expand ideas, ask for clarification of meaning, discover and understand students' feelings and celebrate their written production.
Cambridge University Press. Social worlds of Children Learning to Write.
How a Literacy-Rich Environment Facilitates Access Some students begin elementary school struggling with literacy experiences. Mayer, K.