Comprehension/Understanding Words, Stories, Directions, Ideas, etc.


Comprehension is understanding what has been read or said. Some examples of skills included in this behavior are: pointing to specific objects when named, answering simple questions with words or actions, distinguishing between real and made-up words, and engaging in conversations that develop ideas.

Comprehension Skills Demo

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Comprehension Tool

Comprehension Tool

Comprehension Tip Sheets

Comprehension Tip SheetComprehension 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.