Assessment – Young Toddler

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English/ Language Arts
Yes / No
Demonstrate continual growth in understanding increasingly complex and varied vocabulary
Respond to simple statements, request, and/ or gestures
Uses gestures to clarify communication
Use single words or simple phrases
Demonstrate intent of communicating with others
Distinguish words from pictures
Begin to engage in word and sound play with adults
Distinguish between words that contain similar- sounding phonemes (pig-jig, cat- mat)
Bring a book to adult to read
Look at a book independently
Pretend to read familiar books
Attend to pictures and text for several minutes
Show preference for familiar stories
With adult support, respond to simple questions about a story
Explore drawing, painting, and writing as a way of communicating
Imitate drawing marks or scribbling