Oral Language & Listening Comprehension
Oral language is the foundation of comprehension. In the early grades, comprehension is best developed through listening. In Oral Language & Listening Comprehension, participants learn:
|1) the importance of oral language and listening comprehension to skilled reading comprehension;
2) activities that develop oral language and comprehension;
3) assessment of student’s oral language through naming and story retelling; and
4) the elements of narrative and expository text that support comprehension.