Developmental MilestonesKindergarten to 3rdGrade•Lesley Martinez•Grand Canyon University ECS: 425•April 19,2021,•Professor Piano
Oral Language Developmental StagesBirth-Pre-K0-3 months•Coos and smiles•Makes eye contact•Responses to sounds and voices4-6 Months•Begins to babble•Babbles to get attention•Listens and responds when spoken too.7-9 Months•Imitates sounds•Looks at familiar people and objects whennamed•Use variety of sounds & syllable combinations inbabbling10-12 Months•Uses “mama” and “dada”•Imitates speech sounds•Sounds have rhythms of speech13- 18 Months•Uses 5-10 words•Simple words and actions•Combines sounds and gestures19-24 Months•Uses at least 50 words•Begins to use 2-word phrases•Uses simple pronouns( me, you,my)2-3 years•Understands atleast 50% ofspeech•Understands“Mine” & “Yours”•Uses plurals4-6 Years•Uses the pasttense of words•Uses sentencesof 5 to 6 words•Can carry on aconversationwith otherpeople
Typical Developmentfor 0- 12 MonthsDescription•Coos & Smiles indicates babies is happy.•Begins to babbles, baby is trying to form words to speak.•Responses to music and when spoken too, learning torecognize patterns and sounds.•Babbles start to form sounds and syllables;communication is becoming clearer.•Pulls to Stand, using motor skills to strengthen muscles.•Uses 5- 10 words and simple action words, able toconversate and understand simple conversation
Typical Developmentof 2–3-year-oldsDescription•Puts words together, at this time children will play aroundwith words by putting them together to form sentences.•Uses up to 900 -1,000 words, children should be able tosay 900- 1,000 words yet understand many more.•Follows one-to-two step directions, simple instructionshould be able to be followed.•Asks “Why” questions, curiosity has started at this ageand parents should foster the child curiosity.•Understands opposites like: “in”, “out”, ”up” ,”down”, “on”,“off”, children should know how to, and when to completethese functions.
Typical Development of 4–6-year-olds DescriptionUnderstands “mines” & “yours”, children this age are beginschool and find that they can focus loner.Uses plurals, children are now using plural words mostlycorrectly.