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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 4: Writing



Emergent Writing

This link to the North East Florida Educational Consortium's website provides an overview of emergent writing and offers strategies for teachers to apply with young learners.


The Pre-Emergent Writing Assessment

This link is to a pre-emergent writing assessment developed by the Aurora (Colorado) Public School's Early Childhood Education Department. Though intended for their internal use, it is offered as an example educators of young learner in other states may find useful.


Read Tennessee - Emergent Writing

This link to the Read Tennessee website provides information and resources on emergent writing. The resources include several videos, resources to read, teaching strategies and activities with young children. As noted at its website, "Read Tennessee, a joint project designed to allow teachers, families and community members to work together for the benefit of young children throughout the state of Tennessee." Though intended for Tennessee educators, teachers of young learners in other states may find its content useful.