Oral language and literacy development can be affected by physical health and ability, cultural characteristics, and socioeconomic factors, among other things. Students with difficulties in these areas often do not follow the typical rate of oral language and literacy development that other children do. In order to plan effective instruction, special educators must understand the typical literacy development of students across grade level bands, as well as their variations, in order to meet the needs of all students.
Design a 10-15 slide digital presentation addressing the following factors and influences for each of the following grade level bands: Kindergarten, Grades 1-3, Grades 4-6, and Grades 7-8. Be sure to include a title slide, reference slide, and presenter’s notes.
Within your presentation address the following:
- Identify typical language and literacy development.
- Analyze how oral language development influences literacy and academic achievement, and summarize how various factors (physical health and ability, cultural characteristics, socioeconomic factors, etc.) can influence language and literacy development with the K-8 grade levels.
Support your presentation with a minimum of three scholarly resources.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.