Handbook of Language and Literacy Development - a Roadmap from 0 to 60 Months

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Vocabulary Development (0-60 Months)click to print Print

Written by: Andrew Biemiller, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto

0-6 Months

Talking To And With Infants During The First Year Of Life

7-12 Months

Responding to Infants Pointing

13-60 Months

Having Conversations With Your Children After 12 Months Of Age

Extending A Child's Language

Guiding Style is Important for Children's Language Development

Responding to Children's Talk and Requests

Showing Warmth of Response

Teaching and Explaining Words during Story Reading and Conversations

Choosing Books to Read

Biemiller, A. (2009). Tips For Parents and Caregivers: Vocabulary Development 0-60 Months. In L.M. Phillips (Ed.), Handbook of language and literacy development: A Roadmap from 0 – 60 Months. [online], pp. 1 - 3. London, ON: Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network. Available at: Handbook of language and literacy development