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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: The Gift of Words: Conversation and Routines
Languages: English
Spanish Version: El don de la palabra. La conversación y las rutinas
Polish Version: Dar Mowy: Dzieci poznają nowe słowa podczas codziennych zajęć i rozmowy
Chinese Version: 词的奖励:交谈和日常惯例
Korean Version: 단어라는 선물: 대화와 일상
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Keywords: Early Literacy
Language Arts
Language Development
Social Communication
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
Goals: 1. Demonstrate increasing competence in oral communication (listening and speaking).
5. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent writing skills and abilities.
Learning Standards: 1.A. Demonstrate understanding through age-appropriate responses.
1.B. Communicate effectively using language appropriate to the situation and audience.
1.D. Speak using conventions of Standard English.
Benchmarks: 1.A.ECb. Respond appropriately to questions from others.
1.A.ECc. Provide comments relevant to the context.
1.B.ECa. Use language for a variety of purposes.
1.B.ECc. Continue a conversation through two or more exchanges.
1.D.ECb. Speak using age-appropriate conventions of Standard English grammar and usage.
Domains: Developmental Domain 1: Social & Emotional Development
Developmental Domain 2: Physical Development & Health
Developmental Domain 3: Language Development, Communication, & Literacy
Subdomain: Attachment Relationships
Social Communication
Receptive Communication
Expressive Communication
Relationship with Adults