“Why do you like this page so much?” Exploring the Potential of Talk during Preschool Reading Activities

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  • Selected Literacy Topics: Early Literacies
  • This Language Arts (July 2007) article describes ongoing talk among preschool children during three reading activities: reading informational text; narrating a story; and browsing over photos; and reveals the potential of child-to-child conversations, while at the same time revealing spaces or gaps in children’s literacy understanding that can be addressed by peer and adult support.

    Access to this article has been provided by the National Council of Teachers of English, an NCLE Stakeholder Organization.

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