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Literacy: Guiding and Assessing

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

The class is also available as part of a Knowledge Collection

$39 The Pathway to Literacy for Young Children See Details  

Description

This class will discuss how reading can benefit children's language acquisition and how to support children's development.  It also discusses what types of books are appropriate for each age group and recommendations at least 10 books for each group.

Goal: to understand the importance of reading in developing language skills and how to support children’s development at different ages

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Literacy: Guiding and Assessing

Goal: to understand the importance of reading in developing language skills and how to support children’s development at different ages

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. Importance of Reading for Language Development
  2. When Does Literacy Begin for Children?
  3. Recognizing Language Growth

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • explain when literacy begins and the importance of reading and language development
  • discuss the role of reading and language in developing literacy skills
  • identify what to look for when selecting books for each age group
  • list at least 3 basic language skills that children should be exhibiting within a specific age range

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

 

Speech, Language & Communication
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this class, the student will be able to:

  • explain when literacy begins and the importance of reading and language development
  • discuss the role of reading and language in developing literacy skills
  • dentify what to look for when selecting books for each age group
  • list at least 3 basic language skills that children should be exhibiting within a specific age range
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin