Building Language through the Dramatic Play Center

DRC Resource Type: Yes

Language: English

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As a teacher and children participate in pretend play, teachers can reinforce language, literacy, and social development. Teachers should ask questions, use labels and descriptors, and make connections to expand on children’s play. In the video included in the activity, the teacher follows the children’s agenda in the dramatic play center.

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Resource Type: Activity

Age Group: Preschool, School-age

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Website Section: Practice Opportunities

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Category: Category 2: Teacher-Child Interactions

Subcategory: Category 2: Play-Based Interactions and Guidance

Measure: P-PBIG-02: Participates in and Expands on Play