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Early Learning and Care Quality Assessment Requirements

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

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

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