Age 6 Development – Written Communication
Written communication refers to the physical performance of handwriting, typing, spelling, grammar and story writing.
- Learns the alphabet in detail (knows that words are made of sounds, sounds are represented by letters).
- Learns all letters with and without vowels.
- He knows all the numbers.
- Matches letters with sounds.
- Analyzes the letters in the text to convert them into sounds and synthesizes the sounds in words to form words.
- Recognizes some words by their appearance.
- While listening to a familiar story, he follows it with his eyes in writing.
- Can read a few short letters that are read frequently.
- Can write some familiar simple words.
- He begins to form sentences.
- Can write frequently used words, listen to the sounds and transcribe them and know their sound equivalents
Possible Situations Encountered When It Doesn’t Progress
- The child may have difficulty reading and writing (difficulty pronouncing and spelling words correctly while reading).
- May have difficulty reading and spelling familiar words.
- Child may have difficulty following words while reading