Milestones for Language Development

Implications:

Birth – 2 year

  • Engage infants in conversations using animated speech and responding when they vocalize
  • Label and describe objects that the children observe
  • Ask simple questions and repeat/expand on simple questions
  • Teach hand signals so they can communicate

2-6 years

  • Read age appropriate story books
  • Give corrective feedback
  • Work on simple listening skills
  • Ask follow up questions and have them construct narratives about recent events

-Taken from Developmental Trends Table in Child Development and Education pg. 352

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s