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How are oral language competencies related to acquisition literacy? Give examples to support your answer

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Question: How are oral language competencies related to acquisition literacy? Give examples to
support your answer.

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The National Reading Panel (2000) and National Early Literacy Panel (Strickland & Shanahan, 2004) emphasized four essential components of early literacy. These four components are:
? Comprehension is the process of deriving meaning from action, speech, and text by connecting what one is learning to what one already knows.
? Phonological awareness is recognizing the sounds that make up words.
? Alphabetic principle is the relationship between letters and sounds in oral and written language.
? Concepts about print is knowing how print is organized on the page and how it is used for reading and writing.

The connection between language and literacy is powerful. Preschool Curriculum focuses on this connection by providing meaningful language and literacy experiences for ...

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Components of early literacy, and the theoretical explanation of the relationship between Literacy and Language Competency. It includes sample exercise which uses language competency and literacy.

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