ERIC Number: ED028583
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Helping Young Children Develop Language Skills: A Book of Activities.
Karnes, Merle B.
Developed to improve the language skills of culturally disadvantaged preschool children, the activities can be adapted for use with the retarded or those with learning disabilities. Communication processes considered are derived from the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities. Activities are described for the following areas: listening skills or auditory decoding; understanding materials presented visually or visual decoding; verbal expressive abilities or vocal encoding; motor expression or motor encoding; verbal associations or auditory vocal association; visual associations or visual motor association; standard syntactical constructions and auditory closure or auditory vocal automatic process; auditory memory or auditory vocal sequential process; visual memory or visual motor sequential process; and visual closure. An appendix contains a list of sources. (RJ)
Descriptors: Associative Learning, Auditory Perception, Communication Skills, Disadvantaged Youth, Exceptional Child Education, Instructional Materials, Language, Language Acquisition, Learning Activities, Learning Disabilities, Listening Skills, Memory, Mental Retardation, Perceptual Motor Learning, Preschool Children, Psycholinguistics, Recall (Psychology), Teaching Methods, Verbal Ability, Visual Perception
The Council for Exceptional Children, NEA, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (HC $2.75).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.