“And You Are?”
proper nouns and pronouns when looking at photographs of family members and at
pictures in books.
the use of pronouns several times throughout the day (e.g., “This is mine,”
“This is his,” “This is hers,” “That is yours”).
a photograph of yourself and your child. Say “That’s you,” as you point to a
picture of your child, and “This is me,” as you point to a picture of
yourself. Then ask your child “Who is this?” and point to one of the
pictures. Model the response.
Play turn-taking games. Say to your child,
“My turn,” “Your turn,” “His turn,” “Her turn,” Then ask him, “Who’s turn is
your child with a favorite snack and say, “Who wants one?” Model responses
such as “Me!” or “I do!”, “He does!” or “She does!”
various items that belong to different people. Ask who the items belong to and
model responses. Then use delayed models, partial cues, (say the initial sound
of a word), and eventually eliminate all prompts.