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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: Purposes for Writing




Persuasive Writing

This link to the Read Write Think Website a strategy guide on persuasive writing.


Purposes of Writing

This link to the Learning to Write website describes five purposes of writing.


Putting the Power in Action: Teaching Young Children "How to" Write

This article from the Texas Child Care Journal describes the importance of explaining to young children the purpose and importance of writing when teaching them to write.