Growing and Learning through Oral Language Development
Sir Matthew Begbie Elementary
April 30, 2007
"Show and Tell" time has the potential to encourage and promote the growth and learning of oral language development.
Oral Language Development
In this all day Kindergarten classroom there are 20 students all of whom speak English as a second language. The majority of the students speak Cantonese but other languages represented in the classroom include Punjabi and Vietnamese. In an all day Kindergarten classroom 40-60% of teaching time should be devoted to oral language, also...
As the children become familiar with the routine, procedures, and expectations of "Show and Tell", we later implement question time. "Any questions"? tells the audience the speaker has finished speaking and now it's their turn to be active listeners. The speaker can then choose three peers to ask them questions about their...