Nestor – New Vocabulary – 4/6-4/9

Teacher: Nestor (mnestor@hps.holyoke.ma.us)

Assignment:

Vocabularies shape the way we think and learn about the world.   A varied vocabulary will help develop language and literacy skills.  This activity will help them learn new vocabulary.

Steps:

  1.  Talk about things that interest your child, follow their lead.
  2. Provide explanations to everything you talk about.
  3. Wait and listen.
  4. Model words with actions.
  5. Repeat the words so that your child hears them back.
  6. Be a human dictionary. Provide definitions that your children can picture

 

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