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: The Connection Between Creative Expression/Active Engagement and Learning to Read
Guideline: Language and literacy development among early learners is a multi-dimensional process. One dimension is providing for creative expression exhibited through drawing, music, sounds, and play. Preschool-age early learners will demonstrate such expression individually and through group activities. This task provides resources for educators of early learners that may assist them to enhance instructional practices promoting creative expression.