ERIC Number: EJ459614
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
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
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Whole Language.