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Big Language, BIG thoughts!


Children that use big  descriptive language in daily routines expand their ability to express thoughts , increase vocabulary,and increase creativity.  They describe the world around them in new ways, understanding words have meanings. Use descriptive words  to explain instructions, use the words repeated in daily routines and activities.  Using fanciful language increases the child’s quest  to  use creative descriptions.  All areas of the classroom or home can be filled with interesting language- cooking- measurements, range, quarter, liquid. Construction- symmetrical, structure, dimension, foundation.  Art or music- hue, palette, technique, adhesive,detail, secondary, primary, melody, chord, harp, violin, and so on.  Use descriptive language with adjectives- exquisite, illuminating, gigantic, expansive, critical. ” It is an extremely critical situation!  The airplane was a gigantic jet with  huge  engines. Draw three curvy lines and two zigzag forms.” Expanding the child’s language is easy if you use bigger words and complete pros.

Create an atmosphere in which the child hears and uses a lot of interesting words.  pictures 014Expose children to a variety of new rich words that reinforce the BIG idea. Use investigative themes to introduce  scientific or mathematical language. Use a variety of words for common objects, connect language to thinking and solving problems. Relate language and words to new meanings.

Talk to the child, they understand more than you can imagine. How would you describe this piece of art? I am sure the child had big ideas. Looks like a few levels of drawing and writing here. It is always a great idea to ask the child, “What did you draw?”  let them answer. Don’t tell them, ask them, a great conversation could begin.

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