What Do You Think?

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This teacher models complex language throughout the video. When the child says, “It makes me happy,” the teacher recasts by saying, “It makes you happy? Erin said it makes her happy.” Recasting children’s responses shows them you are excited about what they have to say and provides a model for correct and complete language.

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-10: Extends or Models Language