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Emergent Literacy
  • Listening to and understanding speech
  • Using vocabulary(ex: uses 2 or more words to describe something)
  • Using complex patterns of speech (ex: uses two or more sentences in a row)
  • Showing awareness of sounds in words
  • Demonstrating knowledge about books
  • Using letter names and sounds
  • Reading (ex: child says what a picture/symbol represents) 
  • Writing (ex: child writes using letterlike forms)          

-from HighScope Preschool Child Observation Record (COR)