Language Use/How to Use Words

Definition

Language Use is the ability to communicate for a variety of purposes. Some examples of skills included in this behavior are: enjoying listening to oral stories, enjoying finger plays, mimicking animal sounds, and responding to questions with appropriate answers.

Language Use Skills Demo

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Language Use Tool

Language Use Tool

Language Use Tip Sheets

Language Use Tip SheetLanguage Use Tip Sheet 2

Use the Blank Tip Sheet to create your own tips!

For additional resources (including additional indicators/behaviors, storytime resources, and the VIEWS2 Toolkit for sharing with a variety of populations) click here.