Culture and Language

Screening and Assessing the Planned Language Approach's Big 5 Skills

Screening and assessment are part of a coordinated approach that allow education staff to understand children's strengths and needs. In order to plan learning experiences that support development of the Big 5 skills, education staff will need to use data from screening and assessment results. Use the following resources to individualize language and literacy instruction for all young children, including dual language learners (DLLs), in culturally and linguistically sensitive ways.