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ERIC Number: ED453543
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Oral Language Developmental Continuum: Second-Fifth Grades.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
This brochure is intended to be a useful tool for assessing students' development along a continuum of oral language growth as well as for providing information about the competencies that students are expected to learn in second-fifth grades. On the continuum in the brochure, descriptors list specific behaviors that detail students' development at particular ages or grades; the competencies list specific behaviors that students are expected to learn in second through fifth grades according to the 1999 North Carolina Standard Course of Study for English/Language Arts. The brochure cites the following: competencies for second grade (7-8 years); competencies for third grade (8-9 years); competencies for fourth grade (9-10 years); and competencies for fifth grade (10-11 years). It also lists the following oral language functions: instrumental, informative, personal, heuristic, regulatory, interactional, and aesthetic. (NKA)
NC Department of Public Instruction, 301 North Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC 27601-2825. Web site:; e-mail:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina