Phonemic Segmentation
 Tapping out phonemes in a word is called
  Technology used for oral language/listening

  • Media/Video Presentations
  • Audiotapes
  • Listening Centers
  • Voice Recognition Techology

are all examples of what?

  Oral Language
  Teacher ObservationOral PresentationOral Responses are all ways to assess what?
Language Experience Approach

  • Connects written and oral language
  • Teaches child that what is said can be written down

Choral Reading
  Reading big books in unison is called
Readers’ Theatre
;;helps build fluency
Invented Spelling
When a child use sound to spell a wordexample:; played is spelled “plad”the word are is spelled “r”
What teachers and parents can do to help build oral language skills

  • Exaggerating sounds
  • Telling stories
  • Sing/recite rhymes
  • Having conversations
  • Reading stories
  • Affirming child’s attempt at language


 Activities that help build oral language skills
Readers’ theatre, picture books, puppets, dramatic plays, story retelling, debates, shared reading, read alouds, predictable books, rhymes, poems, and songs;
Ways to improve listening

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  1. Use direct listening/thinking activities
  2. Read a variety of text daily
  3. Have oral discussions
  4. Allow students to oral read to each other

are all ways to improve what?

Direct listening/thinking activities

  • Setting purpose by asking before, during and after reading questions
  • Reading aloud together
  • Predicting stories
  • Summarizing predictions and
  • Linking new information with prior information

are all what type of activities

Ways teachers can assist ELL to acquire oral language

  • Present multiple opportunities of oral language to include centers, pictures, puppets, concrete objects, manipulatives
  • Use collaborative/heterogeneous groups
  • Encourage the new language

;Active listening to media

  1. Thinking critically when listening to TV, Movies, radio programs
  2. Distinguish fact from opinion
  3. Evaluate writing


Computer-Assisted Program
;A computer program that translates spoken words into written text

Helps promote literacy development of a child who has strong oral language skills but difficulty writing and spelling

age 7 or 8
The sounds “r” and “s” are often not developed until what age?
tongue-twisters are also known as what?
Active listening to a lecture/demonstration
This type of listening sets a purpose
Oral Language Assessments
These type of assessments involve:

  1. teacher observation
  2. students oral response in activities
  3. students oral response/presentation in a small group or class

Listening to distinguish fact from opinionListening to comprehend and evaluate;are 2 ways to listen…;
Listening for Appreciation
When listening to music, a storyteller, poetry, or a book being read aloud, the listener is listening for what?
Listening for Information
The goal of this listening is to understand the key information.Taking notes is one task that listeners would do when they are listening for what?