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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 2: Children - Three to Five Years




Developmental Milestones

This link to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides information on the developmental milestones of children ages two month through five years. Though intended for parents of young children, the information may be useful to educators of young learners as well.


Preschooler Development

This National Library of Medicine checklist reviews the social and physical development milestones for children ages 3-6.


Stages of Development for Pre Schoolers - 3 to 5 Years

This link to the American Academy of Pediatricians' Healthy Children website provides information on a preschooler's developing physical and social skills, and cognitive thinking.