North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five

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

Subdomain: Social Connections

Goal: Children demonstrate knowledge of relationships and roles within their own families, homes, and communities.

Skill Progression: Demonstrates knowledge of relationships and roles

Age: 42-48 Months

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Shows interest in being part of a group and sits in facilitated group for 20 minutes

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child in the classroom during circle time and dramatic play.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

The child will listen and actively participate in group activities.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Children now enjoy the group activities in school. Dramatic play is now important because children can plan together what they want to do as a story line or narrative. They now are able to pretend without props or create their own props.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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