Focus on Book Knowledge and Print Concepts

Children develop book knowledge and print concept skills when adults read to them and when they see environmental print in their everyday settings. Learn how to promote this element of the Planned Language Approach (PLA) in your program. Explore support strategies, research, and the development trajectory for these skills in children ages birth to 5, including dual language learners. Discover the connections between book knowledge and print concepts, PLA, and the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.

Last Updated: June 25, 2019