Your child Can Be a Better Listener! Here’s how: Start early-Even though an infant can’t talk, a newborn baby can listen and respond to the tone of your voice, to a lullaby, to lively music. Be a good example- Give your undivided attention to your child whenever possible. Stop what you are doing and really listen to your child when he or she talks. Remember: Parents who listen have children who listen.
1. Filling In- Before children can write pictures provide the information 2. Warming up- Prewriting activity. Children think about what to write 3. Planning with-Use drawing to organize their thinking and remind them what they want to write 4. Elaborating Upon-use drawings or multiple drawings to motivate them to produce more 5. Talking about- serves as a prop for what is drawn as well as written words 6. Evaluating with-use the pictures to assess if this would really happen or make believe