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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 1: Listening Skills




Listening Comprehension - First Grade

This link to the Florida Center for Reading Research website provides teachers questions to use to guide listening comprehension instructional with first graders.


Listening Comprehension - Kindergarteners

This link to the Florida Center for Reading Research website provides instructional activities for teachers to use to enhance listening comprehension with Kindergarteners.



Developing Listening and Speaking Skills

This link to the U.S. Department of Education publication Teaching Our Youngest: A Guide for Preschool Teachers, Childcare and Family Providers provides information on developing listening and speaking skills. As noted at its website, this guide "draws from scientifically based research about what pre-school teachers and childcare providers can do to help children develop their language abilities, increase their knowledge, become familiar with books and other printed materials, learn letters and sounds, recognize numbers and learn to count."