GDECE103 Language and Literacy
Assessment 3: Essay (Theoretical perspectives) (2000 words)
The importance of scaffolding and intentional teaching in young children's language and literacy development in the early childhood setting.
For this assessment you will need to:
• Write an essay of academic writing in response to each of the following requirements or guidelines.
• Responses should be 2000 words and have an introduction, body, and a conclusion.
Discuss the importance of scaffolding and intentional teaching in early language and literacy education
Describe and discuss the process of scaffolding and intentional teaching as teaching strategy in teaching language and literacy through play. (Discuss process use for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers.
Explore scaffolding strategies early childhood educators use to support children's learning and master their language and literacy skills in their learning environment? When do teacher scaffold the learning? How often do teachers use scaffolding and intentional teaching?
What are the theories and current perspectives early childhood teachers must have knowledge of in relation to young children's development in language and literacy.