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 1: Understand Language and Literacy Development
Guideline: Language and literacy development begins long before a child enters preschool or kindergarten. It is a process that begins at birth and varies from child to child. This Task provides resources aligned with the birth to three, three to five, and five to eight year age groups.