North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five

Domain: NC Foundations for Early Learning: Cognitive Development (CD)

Subdomain: Social Connections

Goal: Children recognize that they are members of different groups (e.g., family, preschool class, cultural groups).

Skill Progression: Recognize they are members of different groups

Age: 21-24 Months

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Demonstrates prosocial behaviors with everyone

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child in play with a variety of people.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

The child interacts positively with everyone. She offers, shows, plays next to and talks to other players.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Encourage parents to keep a photo book for the child (note: FOR not OF). The photo book is of family members and friends, activities, the child’s special items, etc. The book will become a child’s favorite as he knows the people and the experiences. It provides a basis for conversation as well. The child will want to share it with visitors.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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