Oral Language Use – Higher-Level Questions (Exemplar 1)

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When the teacher stopped reading to describe what it means to slurp, she initiated a conversation with the children by asking them which liquids could they slurp. Teachers can engage in conversations by asking open-ended questions and allowing children to respond before asking a follow-up question or moving on to another topic.

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-08: Engages in Conversations