Therefore, when a parent changes jobs and it involves moving to a different part of the world, there is linguistic demand on them and their children (Romaine, 1995).
During the first week, I observed the children in the role play area and offered guidance and assistance when needed. In the second week I joined the children in the role play area, initiating and supporting. Finally I introduced an old word processor in order to improve and extend the children's writing skills. Children could use this to type things such as prescriptions, appointment sheets and health advice and print them off. By adding props which support early writing, it allows the children to make early attempts at writing through play. By adding this word processor to the role play area it will "help set the scene" for the topic area. This allows the children to get involved and makes the role play area more "meaningful" to the activity (Cooke, 1997, p. 122).
On the first day, the teacher read a book called "A Day in the Life of a Doctor" to the whole class. ...Show more