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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET Published by Redleaf Press 10 Yorkton Court St. Paul, MN 55117 © 2016 by Stephanie M. Curenton All rights reserved. Unless otherwise noted on a specific page, no portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy- ing, recording, or capturing on any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writ- ing from the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a critical article or review to be printed in a magazine or newspaper, or electronically transmitted on radio, television, or the Internet. First edition 2016 Cover illustrations by ThinkStock/MAKHNACH_M Interior design by Mayfly Design Typeset in the Arno Pro and Adoquin Typefaces Printed in the United States of America 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Curenton, Stephanie M.   Conversation compass : a teacher’s guide to high-quality language learning in young children / Stephanie M. Curenton, PhD. — First edition.        pages cm   Includes bibliographical references.   ISBN 978-1-60554-384-0 (alk. paper) 1.  Language arts (Elementary) 2.  Conversation—Study and teaching (Elementary)  I. Title.   LB1576.C859 2016   372.6—dc23                                                             2015013739 Printed on acid-free paper COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL