Language and Lit. Chapter 8

Question Answer
Emergent Book Reading (Introduction to reading) Book Handling, page by page reading, Picture naming, telling stories, recognizes that print tells the story, reads some print. Starts with pictures, listening, storytelling.
conventional reading decoding and comprehending, learned by being taught, begins in kindergarten, left brain function,
decoding translating printed word, using their knowledge of letter sounds to read a printed word
picture walking walk through the cover and the book, asking questions- who, what, when, where, why, how. Gets children thinking more in depth.
Print Striking Books books are in competition with high-tech programs, visible speech- speech bubbles, visible sound- boom, pop,
predictable books pattern books, repetitive (brown bear, brown bear), picture books, basic vocab, rhyming, no break in pattern, cumulative books, rhyme or rhythm sequence books,
cumulative each time a new event occurs, all previous person, places, things, and events in the story are repeated. ex: the napping house
rhythm/ rhyme sequence rhyming words, refrains, or patterns are used throught the story. ex: The lady with the alligator purse
chain or circular story pattern plot is interlinked so that the ending leads back to the beginning of the story. ex: if you give a mouse a cookie
chronological pattern follow a time sequence. ex: love you forever, very hungry caterpillar
familiar sequence sequence such as alphabet, numbers, ,days of the week. ex: chika chicka boom boom
main character ideas of the story revolve around the main character ex: pete the cat, clifford, arthur, curious george
songbooks familiar songs with predictable elements such as repetitive phrase, sentences or rhymes ex: 5 little monkeys

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