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Early Learning and Care Quality Assessment Requirements

Infant
7. Books, Language And Literacy
  1 or 2 3 4 or 5
Does Not Meet Expectations Meets Expectations Exceeds Expectations

Books for rotation are not available Staff do not verbally label objects and actions Area does not include soft seating and/or cushions for sitting Books are not accessible for independent use Staff do not read to children daily Less than three books contain real images of people and/or objects Two developmentally-appropriate books for each child enrolled are accessible Two or more language and literacy toys or puzzles are accessible Three or more books which include diverse people/cultures are accessible Children have exposure to different languages Two or more books which include people with disabilities are accessible Language and literacy opportunities are integrated into one other area Homemade books are accessible Toy bins and shelves are labelled with words and pictures Three or more books which include people with disabilities are accessible

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