Early Years Screening & Tracking Manual

Early Years Screening & Tracking Manual

Year Level: Early Years

The Early Years Screening & Tracking Manual outlines step-by-step instructions including what and when to screen, the materials required, time allocations and discontinue rules. We recommended that the screens are administered following a solid period of repeated targeted instruction as outlined in the PLD Early Years Teaching Sequence Manual. In this way, the screens function as a check-in on progress.

As a support to the Early Years Screening & Tracking Manual, PLD has recently released Early Years Tracking Sheets Videos which outline how to create the three targeted teaching groups.

Keep in mind that it may be appropriate for schools to adapt the timing of the skills depending upon the demographics of the school community and the associated student entry levels to the school.

Download the Screening & Tracking Manuals for other year levels:

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  • Early Years Screening & Tracking Manual
    Early Years Parent Education Sheets and Downloads – Semester 1

    This booklet outlines key information to be provided to parents, caregivers and the wider community within semester one. Children benefit when home and school work together. To support this, PLD offers an extensive range of parent milestone information sheets and videos. These resources are ideal to be disseminated to parents and the wider community through […]

    This booklet outlines key information to be provided to parents, caregivers and the wider community within semester one. Children benefit when home and school work


  • Early Years Screening & Tracking Manual
    Early Years Teaching Sequence Manual

    The Early Years Teaching Sequence Manual outlines what to teach and when to teach it sequence over a full year for Literacy, Oral Language and Movement & Motor. The manual provides week-by-week guidelines including professional development options and essential PLD evidence-based programs. Keep in mind that it may be appropriate for schools to adapt the […]

    The Early Years Teaching Sequence Manual outlines what to teach and when to teach it sequence over a full year for Literacy, Oral Language and


  • Early Years Screening & Tracking Manual
    Oral language posters – Early Years

    Downloadable posters for your classroom.

    Included in this oral language poster pack are: 4 year old object based news poster – Greeting. What? Colour? Size? Shape? Parts? Thank you 4


  • Early Years Screening & Tracking Manual
    4 Year Old Comprehension Questions Progress Check

    A screen of comprehension ability focusing on Blank Level 2 and 3 questions.

    The Comprehension Questions screens can be used to assess a child’s progress with the comprehension programs or to allow for the identification of areas of


  • Early Years Screening & Tracking Manual
    PLD’s Alignment to the Australian National Curriculum

    How does PLD align to the Australian National Curriculum?

    In the attached download we have outlined where PLD applies to each year level, the content code and descriptor and the related PLD programs.  


  • PLD’s Alignment with the Early Years Learning Framework
    PLD’s Alignment with the Early Years Learning Framework

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