Cuéllar, D., & Blanco, P. (2018, May 10). ASCD Express 13.17 – Develop English Language Skills by Considering How Young Children Use Language. Retrieved June 15, 2018

Instead of looking at gaps, experts recommend looking at how language is used by young English-language learners. Whether to express themselves, recount a story or event, or inquire, language usage provides insights on how educators and family members can support English development. Use these four questions to build a standards-based approach to emergent language development.

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