Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Reading (Kindergarten); Reading (Primary); Oral communication--Study and teaching (Preschool);
The following literature review examined the impact of oral language activities in preschool concerning literacy competence in kindergarten and beyond. Four questions were addressed: (1) What is the role of oral language on reading achievement? (2) What instructional activities are important in promoting oral language skills crucial for later reading development? (3) What challenges do educators face when incorporating oral language activities in the preschool classroom? and (4) What are guidelines for integrating oral language activities in preschool? Recommendations for the advancement of oral language instruction in the education system were presented.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Charles R. May
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©2009 Melissa Sifert
Sifert, Melissa, "The impact of oral language activities in preschool on reading competence in kindergarten and beyond" (2009). Graduate Research Papers. 1542.