The Early Language and Literacy Pyramid is a multi-tiered system of support (MTSS) that reflects the importance of a solid foundation. Each interactive tier includes practices and strategies that support your work. The targeted and intensive tiers provide you information needed to support some of our young learners.

Take a tour of the Early Language and Literacy Pyramid!

Click on each tier to learn more! 

If you are using a mobile device, you may need to view the Early Language and Literacy Pyramid using this link.

Sesame Street Words are Here, There, and Everywhere: Follow Abby Cadabby as she explores her environment to find words for her word collection! This interactive game is available in both English and Spanish.

Emergent Talkers:  Explore this resource for tips on helping young children to move from non-verbal to verbal communicators and support them to use these words for a variety of functions!

PA Promise for Children – Learning is Everywhere: Find monthly lists of books to support your child’s learning through everyday activities. Printable activity calendars are available in English and Spanish and the website resources are available in Chinese(Simplified), English, Russian and Spanish.

Unite for Literacy: While there is no substitution for face to face reading, this resource is the next best thing!  Unite for Literacy’s goal is for children to have access to an abundance of books that celebrate their language and culture. Books in up to 43 different languages can be read to the listener!

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