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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Things to Do While You're Waiting: Language and Literacy
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/languageandlit/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Actividades divertidas para las esperas. El lenguaje y el lectoescritura
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/languageandlit-sp/
Polish Version: Co robić podczas czekania: Umiejętność czytania i posługiwania się mową
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/languageandlit-pol/
Chinese Version: 当你等待时可做的事情:语言和识字
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/zh/tipsheets/languageandlit-ch/
Korean Version: 기다리는 동안 할 수 있는 것: 언어와 문학
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/ko/tipsheets/languageandlit-ko/
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Teachers/Caregivers
Service Providers
Keywords: Early Literacy
Family Activities
Language Arts
Language Development
Reading Skills
Reading to Children
Toddlers
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: LANGUAGE ARTS
PARENTING AND FAMILY LIFE
Goals: 4. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent reading skills and abilities.
5. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent writing skills and abilities.
Learning Standards: 4.D. Demonstrate emergent phonics and word-analysis skills.
5.A. Demonstrate growing interest and abilities in writing.
5.B. Use writing to represent ideas and information.
Benchmarks: 4.D.ECa. Recognize own name and common signs and labels in the environment.
5.A.ECa. Experiment with writing tools and materials.
5.A.ECb. Use scribbles, letterlike forms, or letters/words to represent written language.
5.B.ECa. With teacher assistance, use a combination of drawing, dictating, or writing to express an opinion about a book or topic.