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Two-year-olds are laying the groundwork for reading and writing. They enjoy reading books with adults, and may independently look through familiar books and pretend to read. Two-year-olds can sing the A-B-C song, but they don’t yet understand that the letter names correspond to specific graphic designs. They also make a variety of scribble marks anywhere and everywhere, and may even attempt to write the first letter of their name. Delights in hearing nursery rhymes, and begins to recite familiar phrases of songs, books and rhymes. May chime in on rhyming words when adult reads aloud a familiar, predictable text book.
Acquiring an awareness of sounds can be nurtured by frequent exposure to nursery rhymes and songs, in both infancy and toddlerhood. Book Knowledge and Appreciation Looks at books and inspects pictures. Holds a book right side up based on knowledge of the proper positions for objects pictured. By the end of this year, goes from front to the back of familiar books, and page by page. During the first half of this year, most children have short attention spans for stories and are easily distracted. Simple event “stories,” such as The Snowy Day and Goodnight Moon, as well as predictable text books, such as Brown Bear, Brown Bear and I Went Walking, are of interest to many children. By late in this year, many children retell simple, predictable text books, while turning the pages and using the pictures to prompt recall.
Also, many children look through picture books, magazines, catalogs, etc. May turn pages to find a favorite picture in a familiar book. May name items pictured in books and repeat comments about events and actions depicted. Children answer some “what” and “who” questions posed by adults.
Interest and enjoyment of books is highly variable, depending on availability of books and whether adults spend time sharing these with children in positive ways. May choose books from among toys to entertain self. Writing Continues to make scribble marks, but a larger variety of marks is used. Separated, tight scribble marks might be created on paper, along with continuous looped scribbles or zig-zag scribbles. By the end of this year, some children may try to write the first letter of their name. A child’s fine motor skills, knowledge of letter shapes and his or her basic understanding of the characteristics of writing vs.
Attempts at writing letters are typically large for most children and fill most of a piece of paper. This type of movement causes writing to be quite large, given the distance from the point of movement to the end of a writing tool. For most of this year, has no awareness of the organization of writing vs. By the end of this period, a few children have begun to place their scribble writing linearly, often in rows, which captures an essential general feature of writing vs. Has an emerging understanding of the uses and formats of writing. By the end of this year, some children make marks, present these to an adult, and say, “A letter for you,” or “My name. Has no written word creation strategies.
With considerable adult guidance, children begin to relate information verbally. The adult fills in many details, and organizes these into more coherent communications. Development of this skill is influenced by verbal interactions with adults that support the telling of recent personal experiences. Alphabet Knowledge May become familiar with the A-B-C song and sing it, but without knowing that the letter names recited label individual graphic designs. There is no one like your child Every child’s development is unique and complex. Although children develop through a generally predictable sequence of steps and milestones, they may not proceed through these steps in the same way or at the same time. A child’s development is also greatly influenced by factors in his or her environment and the experiences he or she has.
Below is a snapshot of this year. For more in-depth information click on the specific areas of development in the menu at the left. How your child may develop this year Five-year-olds are creative and enthusiastic problem solvers. They offer progressively more imaginative ideas for how to do a task, make something or solve longer-term or more abstract challenges. As they participate in a variety of new experiences, five-year-olds ask more analytical questions and weigh their choices. The language skills of five-year-olds are well developed.
They pronounce words clearly, speak in complex and compound sentences, use correct grammar for the most part and have good-sized vocabularies that continue to grow rapidly. Children this age enjoy initiating conversations, can wait their turn to speak during group conversations and are typically able to include appropriate details when sharing personal experiences. Five-year-olds begin to extend their oral language skills to reading and writing. They know their uppercase and most lowercase letters and understand that letters represent specific sounds in spoken words. This knowledge helps them to sound out words in print and write out words based on their sounds. They also can discuss stories and are able to tell their own tales. The mathematical thinking of children this age becomes more abstract and expands to include a greater understanding of the characteristics of shapes and numbers.