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Early Language & Literacy KnowledgeBase

This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.

The Early Language and Literacy KnowledgeBase is an online resource supporting language and literacy development in early learners from birth through age eight. Its focus is to support parents and caregivers in helping early learners with their language and literacy development, and teachers in enhancing their instruction for early learners from pre-Kindergarten through Grade 3.

Sub-task 3: Children - Five to Eight Years



Cognitive Development in School-Age Children

This link to the AboutKidsHealth website provides milestones associated with cognitive development among school-age children, ages five to eight years. The AboutKidsHealth website is sponsored by The Hospital for Sick Children, Ontario, Canada.


Cognitive Development: Thinking to Learn

This Kansas Parent Information Resource Center booklet provides information on thinking, reasoning, and learning skills in young children. Though developed for Kansas families, its content may be useful to all families with young children with its suggested activities for ages for young infants through older preschoolers.