Understanding and being understood
      ...a few examples
 
 Before children start school, it would help if they could...
 
Illustration by Andrea Elovson, from The Kindergarten Survival Handbook Speak clearly enough so that people other than their
own family and friends can understand them easily.



Understand the speech of children and adults
other than their family members.
  Illustration by Andrea Elovson, from The Kindergarten Survival Handbook Follow simple directions
    like where to sit,
    where to put a book,
    or where to throw a ball.
Illustration by Andrea Elovson, from The Kindergarten Survival Handbook Tell someone how they are feeling
    tired
    happy
    sad
    angry
    mixed up
 
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Part 1, "The Before-School Checklist"