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: 8-10 Months

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Plays near familiar adult

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the infant when placed 5-10 feet away from the parent or familiar adult.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation is needed.

Behavior Observed

The infant will scoot or crawl to be near the adult. If seated too far away the infant will cry.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Being near an adult provides the child with a sense of security.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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