Flashcards in Language & Literacy Deck (12):
Infants and toddlers learn to read the world as (4):
Safe or scary
Responsive or threatening
Caring or neglectful
Colorful or bland
Stimulation from _ and _ environments
influence brain development, as do _ forces
Physical and social environments
As do negative forces
Brain _ is greatest during the childhood years.
The brain organizes and develops rapidly at this stage.
Infants show more _ brain activity in
response to language, but as they develop, neural
regions become more _ for different aspects of
Children’s brains are hardwired to develop language
with little _ support; however the quality
of the language development and it’s characteristics
depend on a children’s _
Depends on a children's environment
Newborns are able to differentiate between:
Some consonant and vowel sounds
Loudness, pitch and intonation
Sounds of different languages
When parents model language rich in _ vs. a _ style the child is exposed to diverse vocabulary and complex syntactic structure.
Description vs. directive
What is it called when a child uses one word for many exemplars?
What is it called when a child uses a word for something specific (e.g. thinking that "shoe" only means the exact shoe that is in front of them)
T/F Bilingual children progress to 2-word sentences at the same time a monolingual children
What is an example of a positive, specific comment?
"I see you drew two trees" instead of "I like what you drew"