Speaking and Listening for Preschool Through Third Grade
Learning to Speak and Listen
Lauren B. Resnick
Catherine E. Snow
The authors describe the importance of speaking and listening as the foundation for reading and writing and as essential to learning. They outline what goes into a thoughtful curriculum for oral language in preschool and the early grades and highlight ways that adults can support young children as they experiment with language.
Resnick, L.B., & Snow, C.E. (2009).
Learning to Speak and Listen.
In Speaking and Listening for Preschool Through Third Grade (pp. 1-18). Newark, DE: National Center on Education and the Economy and University of Pittsburgh.