Language Milestones Ages 3 to 5

Wondering if your child is on track with respect to language acquisition? Relax. We've got you covered with information on language developmental milestones for three-, four-, and five-year-olds and suggestions for play and activities that encourage your child to build vocabulary and conversation skills.

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  • 21.

    Learning the Meaning of Words

    Another important area of language development involves learning the meanings of words, a process that continues...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 22.

    Helping Families Facilitate Language and Literacy Development

    Collin (1992, p. 2) refers to the parents’ nurturing role in their child’s literacy development as “planting the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Development of Pronouns

    Learning the English pronominal system is a very complex process. This table offers the general order of pronoun...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 24.

    Child Development Tracker: Literacy From Age 3 to 4

    Find out what literacy milestones children aged 3 and 4 achieve, like recognizing print, forming mock words, and...

    Source: PBS Parents
  • 25.

    Levels of Language Knowledge

    Knowledge of aspects of language can be categorized into three levels: linguistic, metalinguistic, and metalinguistic...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 26.

    Give the Gift of Languages

    The truth is, young children learn languages easily and retain them longer if they are exposed to them early in life....

  • 27.

    Language Development in Preschoolers

    For three-, four-, and five-year-olds, it is a time of immense growth in language. Vocabulary is expanding, and the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Creating a Supportive Environment

    A safe and comfortable environment is crucial to your child’s language development. Warm and caring relationships at...

    Source: Center for Child Well Being