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What are some of the roles family can play in terms of reading development?

 

be responsive

take time to notice events in the world and the child's interaction with the world

use words, talk about what they see

point out and talk about print in their environment

sing songs

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True or False:

Brain plasticity is the least during the childhood years

 

 

 

False

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During the 0-3 months: babies' vision of _____ appears more intensely and easier to distinguish

 

 

 

color

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Put the development of vision in order:

A) intense color                    6 months

B) binocular vision               8-9 months

C) hand-eye coordination   4 months

D) Distance Vision               3 months

 

intense color - 3 months

binocular vision - 4 months

hand-eye coordination - 8-9 months

Distance Vision - 6 months

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At 0-3 months, infants are more attuned to ____ ____ sounds of caregivers.

 

 

 

specific language

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True or False:

more frequent episodes of joint attention in parent-child interactions is associated with more advanced levels of language development

 

 

 

True

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In terms of thinking and understanding, at 0-3 months babies are now able to:

learn about how objects and action are alike and different

learn about cause and effect

learn to use tools

learn that objects and people exist even if they cannot be seen

develop symbolic thinking

learning to imitate

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Babies primarily communicate through:

 

 

 

crying, making noise, smiling, gestures, and pointing

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True or False:

Within the first few months babies differentiate between:

consonant and vowel sounds

intonation

pitch

loudness

sounds of different languages

 

 

 

 

True

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True or False:

The more language infants and toddlers hear the larger their vocabularies are and the higher their IQ scores are in the preschool years and beyond

 

 

 

True

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Place the Development of Language in order:

50-200 words and 2-3 word utterances

first word

jargon with adult-like intonation

vocabulary 3-50 words

babbling

purposeful cooing

reflexive babbling

 

 

Reflexive babbling --> purposeful cooing --> babbling -->

jargon with adult-like intonation --> first word --> vocabuarly 3-50 words --> and 50-200 words/2-3 word utterances

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Use of one word for many exemplars

 

 

 

Overgeneralization

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Word is overly specific

 

 

Overrestriction

i.e. shoe = only child's shoe

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True or False:

languages represented the child's mental dictionary are proportionate to their exposure to that language

 

 

 

True

 

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In terms of literacy, infants can learn the following:

 

 

how to handle books and turn pages

reading is interesting and fun

reading has pace and intonation

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Babies that are read to often babble in a unique way during reading sessions

 

 

 

Book babble

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What are some ways parents or caregivers can facilitate early language and literacy?

 

make books and prints readily available

drawing attention to words with child's first name

teach nonverbal and verbal turn taking

vocabulary in context of meaningful relationship

encourage toddlers to recall and retell events

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What are some of the benefits of having a shared language and literacy experience?

 

build the adult-child bond

increase the likelihood that child will like to read

promotes phonological awareness

builds vocabulary

pass on family heritage, interests and values