|6 Speaking & Listening Board Games Ages 4-7|
|Involving drama, role play and fun, these 6 speaking and listening board games will encourage children to listen carefully and speak clearly whilst developing their ideas, thinking skills and vocabulary. The importance of getting children off to a good start cannot be overstated, and these games will prove invaluable in developing the key skills crucial for future success in reading and writing. Suitable for children aged 4-7 years, these games are also effective for older children with special educational needs. Each game measures 297 x 420mm and can be played by up to 6 players. Comes complete with die and counters.|
|Activities for Oral Communication/Presentation 5-|
|- This book includes a wide variety of methods and uses of oral communication. |
- This resource is appropriate for civic groups, partys as an icebreaker, staff development and training sessions.
- Use these ideas or add additional materials of your own to explore the art of oral communication.
- Ideal for Years 4-8
|Are You Listening?|
|Conversations take place in every early childhood classroom-between teachers and children, and among children. Are You Listening? asks teachers to examine these conversations and their impact on childrens learning. Often, teachers use conversations to impart information to children instead of really listening to children and allowing them to make their own decisions. Grounded in child-centered, relationship-based theory, this book covers topics such as how to create an environment that supports quality conversations, how to encourage conversations that support learning and development and how to work with children with limited language capabilities.|
|Attention! Grs 5-9 Developing Listening and Speaki|
|Speaking and listening are essential to all learning and should be taught across the curriculum. Attention! Developing listening and speaking skills provides 23 mini-lessons where processes and specific skills are identified, introduced and practised.|
The units on listening include:
- listening for pleasure
- listening for information
- listening to and assessing argument
The speaking units encourage students to perform and practise speaking skills in everyday situations such as:
- class meetings
- when greeting and thanking visitors
- during interviews and debates
Group activities introduce a number of familiar strategies such as role-play, PMI, readers theatre and Y charts.
The units are supported with thoughtful student activity sheets to consolidate and focus the learning. Procedures and teaching strategies are presented in an easy-to-use format, so that teachers can readily adapt and employ the pedagogy underpinning the book.
|Blakes Go Guides Speaking Skills for Every|
|Your easy guide to:|
- speaking confidently in public
- improving your presentation skills
- tailoring presentations
- making speeches that are memorable for all the right reasons.
|Children's Language: Connecting Reading, Writing a|
|Childrens Language concisely identifies several important commonalities across oral and written language. Taking the compelling perspective that its all language, the author traces childrens emergent literacy from infancy through the early school years. The book incorporates abundant example from a diverse range of children engaged in authentic literacy experiences. It describes a set of language principles that teachers can build on as they help young students learn to read and write using the oral language processes they already know.|