Discuss about the Emergent and Early Literacy for Oral Language.
Selection of texts
The texts are to be selected in a way that will be helpful for the designing of the variety of resources that can be easy comprehending for the emergent learners. The various texts will include the reading inventories, oral language, comprehension reading attitudes, reading surveys. The educators can give the gift of their students with texts that can be narrative, informational, digital and that vary with the semiotic and linguistic characteristics that in future will increase their knowledge in a particular language and improve their grades.
The narrative texts will include the teaching of reading aloud. Reading aloud through narration will gain the literacy skills and also will develop their vocabulary. The reading aloud among the students could be of any interesting topic such as about ‘Caterpillar to Butterfly’ by Laura Marsh which is good for independent reading. This way of narrative text will very well explain to the kids the beautiful way of changing of caterpillar to butterfly. Vocabulary can also be concentrated by highlighting them to the students and making contextual questions and inference with it.(Berman, 2017).
The learning procedure will here depend on the instructions and the learning of informations from the leveled books like ‘Bye Bye Butterfly’ by Andrew Lawson. This is done by using venn diagrams and explain the stories to the students. On understanding the cause and effect related to any particular topic they will also gain knowledge in the logical reasoning for learning the texts. (Giroir et al, 2015).
The another way that the students can comprehend the learning is based on the digital text. The digital text is educating them through internet or making them use computers. The information should be customized that will be easier for them. The digital texts like butterfly facts found in the kids connect are interesting stories (kids.sandiegozoo.org, 2017).
Research based reading and writing-
The research based reading and writing will help develop the power of decoding, fluency and comprehending a particular language. The texts in research should be in systematic pattern that will form the literacy skills among the students. The research based text will be such that is will not only increase the knowledge of the alphabet but will also the children gain emergent literacy knowledge. That is they have the skills of reading and writing prior they have become the conventional authors (Roskos, 2017). These will include the following
- Buddy reading
- Environment reading
- Direct phonics instruction
- Phonic games
The relation of the texts to the cognitive and noncognitive powers of the student
In the context of the emergent learning among the students the educator must know about the cultures and all the details of the students. The selection of texts will be the way t that might understand the cognitive and noncognitive aspects of the children. The cognitive skills of the students will help them develop enthusiasm. The cognitive characteristic will be through oral language, concepts of prints and listening comprehension. The non cognitive way is to increase the motivation of reading and through literacy self concept. The narrative texts and the informational texts will be provided on the basis of their cognitive powers. The stories that are read to them in the form of narration will make them smarter in the texts. The spontaneous conversation will help them in focusing of learning that will help them with their non-cognitive skills.
Common core standard
The text that is to be selected is on the basis of first exploring the common core. According to the common core standard the main goal is to make the students comprehend with the English language arts, science and technical subject standards. The techniques will include the components like the reading, writing, speaking, listening, language and media and technology. The texts that are delivered must be presentable such that it can develop logical arguments (Newman, Degener & Wu, 2015).
Analyzing and selecting text
Semiotics is the most descriptive and applied in the field to sweep views . The semiotic analysis of the drama is the most influencing. They may also include the coded process involving production of the signs. The narrative will fall in both the semiotics and linguistic development. The informational texts will mainly increase the linguistics. The linguistic learning goes hand in hand with the semiotic learning. The semiotic which is the sign study could be successfully done with the selection of texts through the narration of any particular interesting topic.
The problem according to the analyzing and selecting text media program there the main problem that came up was the complexity in texts that became difficulty for the students to learn. The language must be easy and interesting for the students (Silverman, 2016).
Facilitate the student writing
The texts of the narrative and interesting informational will make the students increase the habit of the writing. The topic should be attractive enough. The writing habit can only increase their power of clarity and style in the language.
Berman, R. A. (2017). Developing form/function relations in narrative texts. Lenguas modernas, (24), 45-58.
Butterfly facts for kids. (2017). kids.sandiegozoo.org. Retrieved 29 July 2017, from https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/animals/insects/butterfly
Giroir, S., Grimaldo, L. R., Vaughn, S., & Roberts, G. (2015). Interactive Read?Alouds for English Learners in the Elementary Grades. The Reading Teacher, 68(8), 639-648.
Newman, M., Degener, S., & Wu, X. (2015). How are teachers using primary sources to meet Common Core literacy standards in English/Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science?.
Roskos, K. A. (Ed.). (2017). Play and literacy in early childhood: Research from multiple perspectives. Routledge.
Silverman, D. (Ed.). (2016). Qualitative research. Sage.