Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16Skills COMMUNICATION Regardless of your child’s current skill level, the following tips will show you how you can help improve your child’s communication skills. Answer“yes/no”questions Respond when their name is called Verbalize basic wants and needs Name common objects Use action words to talk about what’s going on Listen and respond when someone talks to them Follow simple directions Speak in short three- to four-word sentences Answer“who,”“what,”“where”questions Speak clearly enough that familiar adults can usually understand them There is a wide range of what’s considered an appropriate level of communication for three- to five- year olds. The following checklist will, however, give you an idea of what most Pre-K programs hope their students will be able to do. 4