Read the Article The Importance of Discussing 50-Cent Words with Preschoolers found above about vocabulary/oral language. Write an initial reflection (3 paragraphs) that includes the following:
First Paragraph; Brief summary of the article describing what you found that was interesting or new.
Second Paragraph: Write about any connections that the article had to your personal (your own experiences learning to read) and/or professional life (what have you observed in your service learning placement) and if there are any topics/issues you want to learn more about.
Third Paragraph: Describe how you could incorporate this information in your program or classroom.