Emerging Language and Literacy Curriculum, 2nd Edition

The Emerging Language and Literacy Curriculum (ELLC) prepares preschoolers for success in kindergarten and gives them a strong foundation in oral language and literacy with this scientifically-based curriculum. This program not only addresses all developmental domains with theme-based units, children's literature,multisensory activities, scaffolded instruction and parental involvement but also creates an engaging environment with activity and play-based learning.


By: Ornes, J., Patterson, S., McMillan, D.,Thomas, J.& Trumbower, E. (2017)

For more detailed description of the ELLC, visit:

Order the Curriculum


                      Two Volume Set


Order ELLC Storybook Packages 

Complete Library (all 54 books)

Main Books only (22 books)

Replacement Books only (8 books)


(changes in books/vocabulary lists, etc.)

 ELLC Parent Handouts 



Assessment Protocols

Activity Center Signs 

Lesson Plan Template

Sample Lesson Plan

Learn about the

ELLC Training Institute

Language and Literacy Training Modules Information

(not specifically associated with ELLC)


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