1. Describe a game you could use in your early childhood class to facilitate the development of articulation skills. Discuss in what ways you would use this game, and how it encourages development of articulation skills.
2. A child's speech development affects his or her emergent literacy skills. Discuss the importance of exposure to language-rich activities in the early years and their effects on emerging literacy and becoming readers.
3. Design a whole group lesson on the phoneme /k/ appropriate for "Class Profile" kindergarten students using the "COE Lesson Plan Template." The lesson should focus on reading aloud basic sight words beginning with the phoneme /k/ and include differentiation for language development and communication skills of individuals with exceptionalities for students who have IEPs in the "Class Profile."
In addition, compose a 250 to 350 word reflection, rationalizing your differentiation strategies based on the "Class Profile" students.
Support your rationale with 2 to 3 scholarly resources.
Submit both the lesson plan and summary as one submission.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.