- Describe the physical setting for this group socialization session (e.g., how space is arranged, toys and materials available). Where are the child, parents, and home visitor positioned? What activity is the child doing? What do the adults do to provide support and encouragement? How can you tell the child is enjoying the activity and feeling a sense of accomplishment?
- Which teaching practices are the adults using to help the girl trace her name? Check the “Know” and “Do” sections for ideas. How do they help her stay focused on the task?
- What does the home visitor say and do to facilitate the child’s relationships with both parents? How does the home visitor encourage the child and celebrate her success?
- What might be a next step for this child in learning to write her name? What materials might the home visitor suggest her parents provide so the child can continue to practice writing her name? What suggestions might the home visitor offer the parents to encourage their child to write?
- The mother proudly shares that her daughter can sing the alphabet song. Now that she knows the names of letters, what else might the home visitor suggest the parents do to gradually introduce their daughter to writing and the purposes for print?