LANGUAGE – THE ORIGIN OF WRITTEN LANGUAGEWritten language came about because of the need to communicate something without using thevoice, or to let someone know why someone was away from home.The first written message was found near the Great Lakes in the U.S.
Show C charts of messages & symbols
After showing the charts of messages & symbols to C ask C if they think it’ s easier touse the drawings or the symbols we have in the alphabet box.
How many signs & symbols do you think it would take to write a message?
With just these few symbols we can write any word we would like to write. Look at allthe books in this classroom & imagine all the words.