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: 1-2 Months

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Focuses on parent’s face

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child in face-to-face interaction with the parent.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

The infant focuses on the parent’s face and stares intently.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Emphasize the importance of face-to-face interaction for attachment

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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