Novel Words

Conversations help children develop varied vocabularies. Find out how to use everyday talks with children to help them learn more vocabulary words.

Language Modeling and Conversations: Novel Words

Research tells us that children’s early oral language skills are critically important. They can predict later reading success. Rich, back-and-forth conversations help children develop more complex language, thinking skills, and social skills. Discover ideas and activities for introducing new or novel words into everyday conversations with children. Learn how to engage them in rich conversations.