Language Checklist (4-5 Years)
Does your child:
Speak clearly in a way that is understood by others?
Use pronouns? -he, she, they, his, hers?
Follow directions with multiple steps?
Say the names of colors?
Speak in sentences?
Answer "what, when, where, why" questions?
Request clarification on repetition? -"What did you say?"
Use action words, such as "jump, play, get"?
Very rate/length of sentences depending on the listener? -speaking slower and in shorter sentences when speaking to young children.
Follow directions containing first, next, last concepts? -"First, get your cup, then sit at the table."
Understand words for time? -yesterday, today, tomorrow
Use irregular verbs? -ran, drank, threw
Use -ing at the end of verbs? -running, jumping, playing
Should be Empty: