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.
Task 2: Intentional Instruction to Enhance Language Development
Guideline: Instruction to enhance language development prepares young children for reading instruction. Educators of early learners need to be aware of instructional concepts associated with language development to assist early learners in beginning to read. This task provides resources on listening skills, conversation skills and phonological awareness.