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Kim, So Jung – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2016
In spite of the emphasis on the importance of social contexts in children's literacy development, there is still a startling scarcity of studies examining the role of peer relationships in preschool bilinguals' literary practices. This qualitative case study investigates how peer relationships and interactions among preschool, Korean-English…
Descriptors: Role, Peer Relationship, Preschool Children, Bilingualism
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Kuchirko, Yana; Tamis-LeMonda, Catherine S.; Luo, Rufan; Liang, Eva – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2016
Developmental changes in the questions mothers asked during book-sharing interactions with their preschool children and associations between mothers' questions and children's narrative contributions were examined. Children and mothers from ethnically diverse backgrounds (African American, Dominican and Mexican) were video-recorded sharing the…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Story Reading, Preschool Children
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Suortti, Outi; Lipponen, Lasse – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2014
The present study is the first part of a longitudinal research project investigating whether children become more aware of phonemes or rhyming when they learn letters or letter sounds or even begin to read, and if so how. For the present paper, the phonological awareness of young children aged 2-6 years was analyzed, particularly their auditory…
Descriptors: Phonology, Auditory Perception, Phonemes, Rhyme
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Cristofaro, Tonia N.; Tamis-LeMonda, Catherine S. – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2012
The contributions of mothers' and children's oral language to children's school readiness were longitudinally examined among 75 low-income mothers and children. When children were 36 months, mothers' and children's lexical diversity, mothers' wh-questions, and children's PPVT-III scores were assessed from play interactions. At pre-kindergarten,…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, School Readiness, Mothers, Low Income
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McMunn Dooley, Caitlin; Matthews, Mona W. – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2009
This article hones what is meant by "emergent comprehension". The authors define emergent comprehension as the period when young children, prior to conventional reading, engage in meaningful experiences that stimulate the development and use of meaning-making strategies with potential to affect later reading comprehension. The construct "emergent…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Emergent Literacy, Child Development, Preschool Children