1. Youâ€™ve decided to do student-led conferences with your children. Discuss the steps you feel are necessary in structuring an effective experience for children and parents.
2. In what ways can shared storybook experiences with preschoolers enhance each of the five aspects of language knowledge? List book titles that support these aspects.
3. In your text, four teaching strategies that nurture language acquisition are presented (questioning, linguistic scaffolding, mediation and conflict resolution). Identify which strategy would be the easiest to implement and which one would be the most challenging. Explain why. Language Development in Early Childhood Education (4th Ed.). ISBN: 978-0132867559 (Chapters 6 & 7)
4. How would you help uncommunicative children speak, and what could you do to help non-English speaking children become verbal in English?