Learn how to promote the Planned Language Approach for Oral Language and Vocabulary in your program. Explore the research and the development trajectory for these skills in children ages birth to 5.
Resources here can help teachers and caregivers support children as they develop skills related to speaking and listening.
Oral language and vocabulary make up one of the five key skills, or the Big 5, in the Planned Language Approach. Resources on the other Big 5 skills cover alphabet knowledge and early writing, background knowledge, book knowledge and print concepts, and phonological awareness.
Explore resources related to developing young children's oral language and vocabulary, including support strategies for parents and families. See how these skills develop through the eyes of a kindergartener.