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: 24-27 Months

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Knows cultural expectations for behaviors within the family

Situations for Observation of Skill

Observe the child during daily routines and play activities.

Elicitation Strategy

No elicitation needed.

Behavior Observed

The child knows what she is expected to do during different routines (toileting, eating, napping, etc.) The child anticipates and complies with the expectations of her individual family.

Routines-based Intervention (Embedded Instruction)

Encourage parents to have simple family rules, daily routines, and expectations for the child to contribute to the family chores.

 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015

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