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Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Keywords

Reading (Kindergarten); Reading (Primary); Oral communication--Study and teaching (Preschool);

Abstract

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

2009

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Charles R. May

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Date Original

2009

Object Description

1 PDF file (iii, 71 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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