Strategy 1

Anchor Texts

Educators use repetitive vocabulary to map language on to infants and toddlers everyday experiences.

Educators use repetitive vocabulary to map language on to infants and toddlers everyday experiences and these anchor experiences support repetitive, verbal interactions that develop into more complex conversations. These anchor experiences support language development related to the child’s interests.

Children love stories, especially those that reflect their identity, family, and language. Interactive reading and re-reading anchor texts enhances vocabulary and language development and early literacy skills.

Anchor Experiences for Toddlers

Anchor Texts for Preschoolers

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