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: 27-30 Months

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Shares toys, helps others, cooperates in games, shows empathic concern

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child in interaction with others during play.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

The child wants to interact with others and shows or offers toys. If another child cries, the child shows concern.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Encourage parents to model and encourage sharing, reinforce the child’s positive behaviors. Negative behaviors occur, but it is more important to support positive actions.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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