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ERIC Number: EJ459614
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1051-6204
Building Blocks for Literacy: Getting the Signs Right.
Andrews, Jean F.; Akamatsu, C. Tane
Perspectives in Education and Deafness, v11 n3 p5-9 Jan-Feb 1993
Suggestions are offered for teaching young children with hearing impairments to read and write. The strategies emphasize the importance of making the sign-to-print relationship explicit, helping children understand that there is not always perfect sign-to-word correlation, increasing students' metalinguistic knowledge, and building comprehension. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Whole Language.