ECH 425 Early Literacy Development Entire Course

ECH 425 Early Literacy Development Entire Course

 

ECH 425 Week 1 Assignment Interviews

 

Details:

Interview five friends or family members that are parents and/or guardians of a young child. Address the following:

  1. How much do you value literacy in your child’s life?
  2. Describe your daily reading and writing activities alone as well as with your child.
  3. Share your last book sharing experience with your child.
  4. In what ways do you engage your child in the reading?
  5. Share ways you encourage your child to explore early literacy.
  6. How do you respond to your child’s questions and engage your child in conversations? Give specific examples.
  7. What are ways your child attempts to draw or write and how do you encourage these behaviors to be explored?
  8. Include two additional interview questions relevant to family literacy and student success.

In 1,000-1,250-words do the following:

Summarize the interview responses use them to answer to following:

  1. What did you learn from the interview responses?
  2. How will what you learned affect your future classroom?
  3. How will what you learned affect your interaction with families of young children?

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

ECH 425 Week 2 Assignment Oral Language

 

Details:

Create a table including the following:

  1. Five stages of oral language development;
  2. 50-100-word description of each stage;
  3. Examples of what the utterances would sound like in each stage; and
  4. Description of a strategy or activity to support each stage (use 3-5 scholarly resources).

Observe the oral language of and interact with two young children in your family or of friends.

Write a 250-500 word summary of your observations. Explain the stage(s) of language development for each child. Provide specific examples without naming the children.

Submit the table and summary as one deliverable.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

ECH 425 Week 3 Assignment Language and Literacy Development

 

Details:

Research language and literacy development strategies and activities that teachers can use in the classroom and families can use at home.

In 750-1,000-words:

  1. Describe the relationship between language and literacy development.
  2. Explain how language abilities and deficiencies affect literacy development. Include specific examples of language abilities and deficiencies.
  3. Describe two language and literacy development strategies or activities used in the classroom.
  4. Describe two language and literacy development strategies or activities used at home.

Use 3-5 scholarly resources to support your research.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

ECH 425 Week 4 Assignment Creating a Literacy Environment

 

Details:

Research 3-5 early childhood classroom environments. Take note of the materials found in each environment and how the rooms are arranged.

Create two classroom models that maximize literacy opportunities for young children within two different ages/grades, one in a Birth-PK and the other in K-3.

Write a 750-1,000-word explanation of the two classroom models that includes the following:

  1. How you have integrated effective literacy components within each learning environment; and
  2. Rationale for choosing and arranging the objects in each classroom model.

Use 3-5 scholarly resources to support your research.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

ECH 425 Week 5 Assignment Phonics and Phonemic Awareness Lesson Plan

 

Details:

For this assignment, you may consider curriculum in use as well as other instructional resources.

Use the format of one of the “Lesson Plan Templates” to create a lesson plan for a first grade class. The lesson plan should incorporate phonics and phonemic awareness as well as the following information:

  1. Clear, measurable learning objectives that align to early learning standards (ELS) as well as your state’s subject standards;
  2. Anticipatory set;
  3. Vocabulary;
  4. Reasoning and problem-solving;
  5. Relevant materials and resources including visual or audio resources; and
  6. Differentiation of instruction to address the diverse needs of learners. Name the differentiation strategies used to achieve individual learning outcomes.

APA format is not required, but solid academic writing is expected.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

ECH 425 Week 6 Assignment Early Literacy Skills Assessment

 

Details:

Research two assessments that measure early literacy skills for young children in K-2. You may consider assessments currently in use.

Write 250-500-words describing the researched assessments used, how they are administered, and how the data is used to plan for instruction.

Create a pre-assessment and a post-assessment for the phonics and phonemic awareness lesson created in Topic 5. Include modifications to address identified differentiation.

Write a 500-750-word description of how you would utilize the pre-assessment and post-assessment results to plan instruction.

Use 3-5 scholarly resources supporting your research.

Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

ECH 425 Week 7 Assignment Emergent Literacy Activities

 

Details:

Create two activities to be used to enhance emergent literacy, one for infants and one for toddlers.

Use the format of one of the “Lesson Plan Templates” as a resource for each activity and include the following:

  1. Explanation of the activity – what the child is expected to do and what the teacher will do;
  2. Clear, measurable learning objectives that align to early learning standards (ELS) as well as your state’s subject standards;
  3. Relevant materials and resources including visual or audio resources;
  4. Explanation of how the activity can be modified to address the needs of individual learners; and
  5. Description of how the activity helps in the development of emergent literacy. Provide specific examples.

Submit both activity lesson plans as one deliverable.

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 the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

ECH 425 Week 8 Assignment Technology

 

Details:

Research three early childhood technologies used to enhance literacy instruction and affect literacy development.

In a 10-15 slide presentation for early childhood teachers, include the following for each technology:

  1. Description of the technology which includes age range it is appropriate for and adaptations for diverse learners;
  2. How easy is the technology for early childhood learners to use;
  3. How it can enhance literacy instruction in the early childhood classroom; and
  4. How it can influence literacy development in the early childhood classroom.

In addition, create a title slide, reference slides, and slide notes that provide detailed explanation with examples.

Use 3-5 scholarly resources supporting your research.

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.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

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