Emergent Literacy: Definition, Theories & Characteristics


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What is literacy?

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1. At what age does emergent literacy occur?

2. Which are signs of emergent literacy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will evaluate your understanding of emergent literacy. If you want to pass the quiz, you should focus on areas such as the goal of the whole-language approach and the definition of a phoneme.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize the assessment tools to gauge your knowledge of:

  • The age emergent literacy occurs
  • A phoneme
  • The definition of literacy
  • The goal of the whole-language approach
  • The signs of emergent literacy

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information- make sure you can read information regarding the goal of the whole-language approach and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the age emergent literacy occurs
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the signs of emergent literacy

Additional Learning

To study more information about literacy, go over the lesson titled Emergent Literacy: Definition, Theories & Characteristics. The lesson contains these objectives:

  • Identify what emergent literacy is and the benefits of it
  • Review how emergent literacy begins
  • Learn about the different stages of emergent literacy