Oral Language Use – Act Out Words (Exemplar 2)

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While reading a book, the teacher pauses to define what it means to slurp. She then asks the children to show her how they would slurp. Teachers can initiate conversations by asking questions and giving children prompts during play, mealtimes, routines, and planned activities.

Age(s): Preschool

Part of: Examples

Topic: Language Facilitation and Support

Category: Category 2: Teacher-Child Interactions | Subcategory: Category 2: Language Facilitation and Support | Measure: P-LFS-06: Opportunities to Talk