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: 18-21 Months

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Moves away from adults

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child with the parents during daily routines and with siblings, peers, or others.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

The child likes to show adults things, but likes to play with other children now as well.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Encourage parents to let the child play independently and with peers and siblings.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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