North Carolina Early Learning and Development Progressions: Birth to Five

Domain: NC Foundations for Early Learning: Language Development and Communication (LDC)

Subdomain: Learning to Communicate

Goal: Children speak audibly and express thoughts, and feelings, and ideas clearly.

Skill Progression: Language production

Age: 48-54 Months

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Retells stories and events in sequence

Situations for Observation of Skill

Interact with the child during play activities, learning centers, and story time.

Elicitation Strategy

After reading a story, have the child retell what happened.

Behavior Observed

Children now can talk about sequences of actions in their own and others activities.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Sharing books during part of the day allows children to retell familiar stories to each other.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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