Preschool Standards & Assessments

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Science

Physical Science

1 - Objects have properties and characteristics

a - Use senses to gather information about objects

Science and Technology

24 - Uses scientific inquiry skills

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Initiative

C - Initiating Play

1 - Child engages in exploratory play.

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

1 - Child talks about people or objects close at hand.

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

0 - Child watches, picks up, examines, or uses a natural object or material.

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

Children learn about the development of the natural and physical world.

b - Use tools and their senses to make observations, gather and record information and make predictions about what might happen.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Scientific Skills & Method: The skills to observe and collect information and use it to ask questions, predict, explain, and draw conclusions.

Uses senses and tools, including technology, to gather information, investigate materials, and observe processes and relationships.

Science

Physical Science

1 - Objects have properties and characteristics

b - Make simple observations, predictions, explanations, and generalizations based on real-life experiences

Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

b - Makes connections

6 - Draws on everyday experiences and applies this knowledge to a similar situation

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

5 - Child explains that an event or change happens because of something else.

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

b - Make simple observations, predictions, explanations and generalizations based on real life experiences.

Logic & Reasoning

Reasoning & Problem Solving: The ability to recognize, understand, and analyze a problem and draw on knowledge or experience to seek solutions to a problem.

Uses past knowledge to build new knowledge.

Science

Physical Science

1 - Objects have properties and characteristics

c - Collect, describe, and record information through discussion, drawings, and charts

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

a - Thinks symbolically

6 - Plans and then uses drawings, constructions, movements, and dramatizations to represent ideas

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

2 - Child describes a sequence of events.

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

Children learn about the development of the natural and physical world.

a - Collect, describe and learn to record information through discussion, drawings and charts.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Scientific Skills & Method: The skills to observe and collect information and use it to ask questions, predict, explain, and draw conclusions.

Collects, describes, and records information through discussions, drawings, maps, and charts.

Science

Physical Science

2 - There are cause-and-effect relationships in everyday experiences

a - Recognize and investigate cause-and-effect relationships in everyday experiences – pushing, pulling, kicking, rolling, or blowing objects

Science and Technology

26 - Demonstrates knowledge of the physical properties of objects and materials

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Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

4 - Child identifies a change (in a material or the environment) and a possible cause.

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

Children learn about the development of the natural and physical world.

c - Investigate changes in materials and cause-effect relationships.

Logic & Reasoning

Reasoning & Problem Solving: The ability to recognize, understand, and analyze a problem and draw on knowledge or experience to seek solutions to a problem.

Recognizes cause and effect relationships.

Science

Life Science

1 - Living things have characteristics and basic needs

a - Use senses to gather information about living things

Science and Technology

25 - Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things

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Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

0 - Child watches, picks up, examines, or uses a natural object or material.

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

Children learn about the development of the natural and physical world.

b - Use tools and their senses to make observations, gather and record information and make predictions about what might happen.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Scientific Skills & Method: The skills to observe and collect information and use it to ask questions, predict, explain, and draw conclusions.

Uses senses and tools, including technology, to gather information, investigate materials, and observe processes and relationships.

Science

Life Science

1 - Living things have characteristics and basic needs

b - Observe and explore the natural processes of growing, changing, and adapting to the environment

Science and Technology

25 - Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things

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Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

0 - Child watches, picks up, examines, or uses a natural object or material.

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

a - Explore the natural processes of growing, changing and adapting to the environment.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Conceptual Knowledge of the Natural & Physical World: The acquisition of concepts and facts related to the natural and physical world and the understanding of naturally-occurring relationships.

Observes, describes, and discusses living things and natural processes.

Science

Life Science

1 - Living things have characteristics and basic needs

c - Ask and pursue questions through simple investigations and observations of living things

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

b - Persists

6 - Plans and pursues a variety of appropriately challenging tasks

No Match

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

Children learn about the development of the natural and physical world.

d - Ask and pursue their questions through simple investigations.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Scientific Skills & Method: The skills to observe and collect information and use it to ask questions, predict, explain, and draw conclusions.

Describes and discusses predictions, explanations, and generalizations based on past experience.

Science

Life Science

1 - Living things have characteristics and basic needs

d - Collect, describe, and record information about living things through discussion, drawings, and charts

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

a - Thinks symbolically

6 - Plans and then uses drawings, constructions, movements, and dramatizations to represent ideas

No Match

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

Children learn about the development of the natural and physical world.

a - Collect, describe and learn to record information through discussion, drawings and charts.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Scientific Skills & Method: The skills to observe and collect information and use it to ask questions, predict, explain, and draw conclusions.

Collects, describes, and records information through discussions, drawings, maps, and charts.

Science

Life Science

2 - Living things develop in predictable patterns

a - a. Identify the common needs such as food, air, and water of familiar living things

Science and Technology

25 - Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things

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Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

2 - Child performs an action helpful to plants or animals.

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

a - Explore the natural processes of growing, changing and adapting to the environment.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Conceptual Knowledge of the Natural & Physical World: The acquisition of concepts and facts related to the natural and physical world and the understanding of naturally-occurring relationships.

Observes, describes, and discusses living things and natural processes.

Science

Life Science

2 - Living things develop in predictable patterns

b - Predict, explain, and infer patterns based on observations and representations of living things, their needs, and life cycles

Mathematics

23 - Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

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6 - Extends and creates simple repeating patterns

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

4 - Child identifies a change (in a material or the environment) and a possible cause.

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

b - Make simple observations, predictions, explanations and generalizations based on real life experiences.

Logic & Reasoning

Reasoning & Problem Solving: The ability to recognize, understand, and analyze a problem and draw on knowledge or experience to seek solutions to a problem.

Uses past knowledge to build new knowledge.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Conceptual Knowledge of the Natural & Physical World: The acquisition of concepts and facts related to the natural and physical world and the understanding of naturally-occurring relationships.

Observes, describes, and discusses living things and natural processes.

Science

Life Science

2 - Living things develop in predictable patterns

c - Make and record by drawing, acting out, or describing observations of living things and how they change over time

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

a - Thinks symbolically

6 - Plans and then uses drawings, constructions, movements, and dramatizations to represent ideas

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

4 - Child identifies a change (in a material or the environment) and a possible cause.

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

a - Explore the natural processes of growing, changing and adapting to the environment.

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

b - Make simple observations, predictions, explanations and generalizations based on real life experiences.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Scientific Skills & Method: The skills to observe and collect information and use it to ask questions, predict, explain, and draw conclusions.

Collects, describes, and records information through discussions, drawings, maps, and charts.

Science

Earth Systems Science

1 - Earth’s materials have properties and characteristics that affect how we use those materials

a - Use senses to gather information about Earth’s materials

Science and Technology

27 - Demonstrates knowledge of Earth’s environment

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Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

0 - Child watches, picks up, examines, or uses a natural object or material.

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

Children learn about the development of the natural and physical world.

b - Use tools and their senses to make observations, gather and record information and make predictions about what might happen.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Scientific Skills & Method: The skills to observe and collect information and use it to ask questions, predict, explain, and draw conclusions.

Uses senses and tools, including technology, to gather information, investigate materials, and observe processes and relationships.

Science

Earth Systems Science

1 - Earth’s materials have properties and characteristics that affect how we use those materials

b - Make simple observations, explanations, and generalizations about Earth’s materials based on real-life experiences

Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

b - Makes connections

6 - Draws on everyday experiences and applies this knowledge to a similar situation

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

4 - Child identifies a change (in a material or the environment) and a possible cause.

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

b - Make simple observations, predictions, explanations and generalizations based on real life experiences.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Scientific Skills & Method: The skills to observe and collect information and use it to ask questions, predict, explain, and draw conclusions.

Describes and discusses predictions, explanations, and generalizations based on past experience.

Science

Earth Systems Science

1 - Earth’s materials have properties and characteristics that affect how we use those materials

c - Describe how various materials might be used based on characteristics or properties

Science and Technology

26 - Demonstrates knowledge of the physical properties of objects and materials

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Science and Technology

27 - Demonstrates knowledge of Earth’s environment

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No Match

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

a - Explore the natural processes of growing, changing and adapting to the environment.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Conceptual Knowledge of the Natural & Physical World: The acquisition of concepts and facts related to the natural and physical world and the understanding of naturally-occurring relationships.

Observes, describes, and discusses properties of materials and transformation of substances.

Science

Earth Systems Science

2 - Events such as night, day, the movement of objects in the sky, weather, and seasons have patterns

a - Identify, predict, and extend patterns based on observations and representations of objects in the sky, daily weather, and seasonal changes

Mathematics

23 - Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

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6 - Extends and creates simple repeating patterns

Science and Technology

27 - Demonstrates knowledge of Earth’s environment

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No Match

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

c - Explore time, temperature and cause-effect relationships based on everyday experiences.

Logic & Reasoning

Reasoning & Problem Solving: The ability to recognize, understand, and analyze a problem and draw on knowledge or experience to seek solutions to a problem.

Uses past knowledge to build new knowledge.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Conceptual Knowledge of the Natural & Physical World: The acquisition of concepts and facts related to the natural and physical world and the understanding of naturally-occurring relationships.

Observes, describes, and discusses living things and natural processes.

Science

Earth Systems Science

2 - Events such as night, day, the movement of objects in the sky, weather, and seasons have patterns

b - Observe and describe patterns observed over the course of a number of days and nights, possibly including differences in the activities or appearance of plants and animals

Mathematics

23 - Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

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6 - Extends and creates simple repeating patterns

Science and Technology

27 - Demonstrates knowledge of Earth’s environment

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No Match

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

a - Explore the natural processes of growing, changing and adapting to the environment.

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

a - Explore the natural processes of growing, changing and adapting to the environment.

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

b - Make simple observations, predictions, explanations and generalizations based on real life experiences.

Science Knowledge & Skills

Conceptual Knowledge of the Natural & Physical World: The acquisition of concepts and facts related to the natural and physical world and the understanding of naturally-occurring relationships.

Observes, describes, and discusses living things and natural processes.

Health and Physical Education

Movement Competence and Understanding in Physical Education

1 - Travel in a variety of directions using basic locomotor skills, and demonstrate understanding of personal and general space

a - Move safely in a large group without bumping into others or falling while using locomotor skills

Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

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6 - Moves purposefully from place to place with control

Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

5 - Child hops, skips, or twirls around and stops without falling.

Physical Health and Development

2 - Gross Motor

Children increasingly move their bodies in ways that demonstrate control, balance and coordination.

b - Demonstrate body and space awareness to move and stop with control over speed and direction.

Physical Development & Health

Gross Motor Skills: The control of large muscles for movement, navigation, and balance.

Understands movement concepts, such as control of the body, how the body moves (such as an awareness of space and directionality), and that the body can move independently or in coordination with other objects.

Health and Physical Education

Movement Competence and Understanding in Physical Education

1 - Travel in a variety of directions using basic locomotor skills, and demonstrate understanding of personal and general space

b - Travel forward and sideways while changing directions quickly in response to a signal

Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

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6 - Moves purposefully from place to place with control

No Match

Physical Health and Development

2 - Gross Motor

Children increasingly move their bodies in ways that demonstrate control, balance and coordination.

b - Demonstrate body and space awareness to move and stop with control over speed and direction.

Physical Development & Health

Gross Motor Skills: The control of large muscles for movement, navigation, and balance.

Understands movement concepts, such as control of the body, how the body moves (such as an awareness of space and directionality), and that the body can move independently or in coordination with other objects.

Health and Physical Education

Movement Competence and Understanding in Physical Education

1 - Travel in a variety of directions using basic locomotor skills, and demonstrate understanding of personal and general space

c - Jump over a stationary rope several times in succession using forward-and-back and side-to-side movement patterns

Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

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6 - Moves purposefully from place to place with control

No Match

Physical Health and Development

2 - Gross Motor

Children increasingly move their bodies in ways that demonstrate control, balance and coordination.

c - Develop coordination and balance with a variety of playground equipment.

Physical Development & Health

Gross Motor Skills: The control of large muscles for movement, navigation, and balance.

Develops motor control and balance for a range of physical activities, such as walking, propelling a wheelchair or mobility device, skipping, running, climbing, and hopping.

Health and Physical Education

Movement Competence and Understanding in Physical Education

1 - Travel in a variety of directions using basic locomotor skills, and demonstrate understanding of personal and general space

d - Move with even and uneven rhythms

Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

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6 - Moves purposefully from place to place with control

Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

2 - Child runs, marches, gallops, or jumps.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

b - Use movement and a variety of musical styles to express feelings and to understand and interpret experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Moves to different patterns of beat and rhythm in music.

Health and Physical Education

Movement Competence and Understanding in Physical Education

1 - Travel in a variety of directions using basic locomotor skills, and demonstrate understanding of personal and general space

e - Perform movements to the rhythm of music

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

1 - Child moves to music.

Physical Health and Development

5 - Senses

Children increase their understanding of the use of their eyes, ears, fingers, nose and mouth and how the senses work together.

c - Combine and use different senses depending on the activity.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Moves to different patterns of beat and rhythm in music.

Health and Physical Education

Movement Competence and Understanding in Physical Education

2 - Demonstrate balance

a - Explore balancing on different body parts at different levels, becoming “like” a statue while making symmetrical and nonsymmetrical shapes

Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

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8 - Sustains balance during complex movement experiences

No Match

Physical Health and Development

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to understand healthy behavior and develop their physical bodies.

d - Initiate activities that challenge their bodies in new ways.

Physical Health and Development

2 - Gross Motor

Children increasingly move their bodies in ways that demonstrate control, balance and coordination.

c - Develop coordination and balance with a variety of playground equipment.

Physical Development & Health

Gross Motor Skills: The control of large muscles for movement, navigation, and balance.

Develops motor control and balance for a range of physical activities, such as walking, propelling a wheelchair or mobility device, skipping, running, climbing, and hopping.

Health and Physical Education

Movement Competence and Understanding in Physical Education

2 - Demonstrate balance

b - Demonstrate the relationship of under, over, behind, next to, through, right, left, up, down, forward, backward, and in front of by using the body and an object.

Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

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8 - Sustains balance during complex movement experiences

Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

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8 - Manipulates balls or similar objects with a full range of motion

Mathematics

21 - Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

a - Understands spatial relationships

6 - Uses and responds appropriately to positional words indicating location, direction, and distance

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

1 - Child moves or places an object as requested.

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating shapes and an awareness of position in space.

b - Use language to understand the arrangement, order and position of objects that are on top of, next to, on the bottom, underneath, beside and in front of other objects.

Physical Health and Development

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to understand healthy behavior and develop their physical bodies.

d - Initiate activities that challenge their bodies in new ways.

Physical Development & Health

Gross Motor Skills: The control of large muscles for movement, navigation, and balance.

Understands movement concepts, such as control of the body, how the body moves (such as an awareness of space and directionality), and that the body can move independently or in coordination with other objects.

Health and Physical Education

Physical and Personal Wellness

1 - Recognize the positive feelings experienced during and after physical activity

a - Participate in activities that increase the heart rate

Social Studies

29 - Demonstrates knowledge about self

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Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

2 - Child runs, marches, gallops, or jumps.

Physical Health and Development

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to understand healthy behavior and develop their physical bodies.

a - Participate in games, outdoor play and other forms of play that enhance physical fitness.

Physical Health and Development

2 - Gross Motor

Children increasingly move their bodies in ways that demonstrate control, balance and coordination.

a - Demonstrate increasing strength and stamina in movement activities.

Physical Development & Health

Health Knowledge and Practice: The understanding of healthy and safe habits and practicing healthy habits.

Participates in structured and unstructured physical activities.

Health and Physical Education

Physical and Personal Wellness

1 - Recognize the positive feelings experienced during and after physical activity

b - Participate in activities that require stretching the muscles

Social Studies

29 - Demonstrates knowledge about self

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No Match

Physical Health and Development

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to understand healthy behavior and develop their physical bodies.

a - Participate in games, outdoor play and other forms of play that enhance physical fitness.

Physical Development & Health

Health Knowledge and Practice: The understanding of healthy and safe habits and practicing healthy habits.

Participates in structured and unstructured physical activities.

Health and Physical Education

Physical and Personal Wellness

1 - Recognize the positive feelings experienced during and after physical activity

c - Begin to understand how daily activity and healthy behavior promote overall personal health and safety

Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c - Takes care of own needs appropriately

6 - Demonstrates confidence in meeting own needs

No Match

Physical Health and Development

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to understand healthy behavior and develop their physical bodies.

c - Begin to use health and safety practicies.

Physical Development & Health

Health Knowledge and Practice: The understanding of healthy and safe habits and practicing healthy habits.

Communicates an understanding of the importance of health and safety routines and rules.

Health and Physical Education

Physical and Personal Wellness

1 - Develop self-management skills and personal hygiene skills to promote healthy habits

a - Develop an awareness of healthy habits such as using clean tissues, washing hands, handling food hygienically, brushing teeth, and dressing appropriately for the weather

No Match

Initiative

D - Taking care of personal needs

1 - Child observes as others do a self-care activity.

No Match

Physical Development & Health

Health Knowledge and Practice: The understanding of healthy and safe habits and practicing healthy habits.

Communicates an understanding of the importance of health and safety routines and rules.

Health and Physical Education

Prevention and Risk Management

1 - Apply safe practices, rules, and procedures

a - Demonstrate safety awareness when purposefully using materials

Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

b - Follows limits and expectations

6 - Manages classroom rules, routines, and transitions with occasional reminders

No Match

Physical Health and Development

4 - Healthy Habits

Children begin to understand how daily activity and helathy behavior promote overall personal health and safety.

a - Demonstrate safety awareness when purposefully using materials.

Physical Development & Health

Health Knowledge and Practice: The understanding of healthy and safe habits and practicing healthy habits.

Follows basic health and safety rules and responds appropriately to harmful or unsafe situations.

Health and Physical Education

Prevention and Risk Management

1 - Apply safe practices, rules, and procedures

b - Participate in activity without colliding into other students

Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

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6 - Moves purposefully from place to place with control

No Match

Physical Health and Development

2 - Gross Motor

Children increasingly move their bodies in ways that demonstrate control, balance and coordination.

b - Demonstrate body and space awareness to move and stop with control over speed and direction.

Physical Development & Health

Gross Motor Skills: The control of large muscles for movement, navigation, and balance.

Develops motor control and balance for a range of physical activities, such as walking, propelling a wheelchair or mobility device, skipping, running, climbing, and hopping.

Health and Physical Education

Prevention and Risk Management

1 - Apply safe practices, rules, and procedures

c - Identify proper footwear for physical education

Social Studies

29 - Demonstrates knowledge about self

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No Match

Physical Health and Development

4 - Healthy Habits

Children begin to understand how daily activity and helathy behavior promote overall personal health and safety.

c - Shows care for personal belongings.

No Match

Health and Physical Education

Prevention and Risk Management

1 - Identify ways to be safe while at play

a - State how to be a safe pedestrian

No Match No Match No Match

Physical Development & Health

Health Knowledge and Practice: The understanding of healthy and safe habits and practicing healthy habits.

Communicates an understanding of the importance of health and safety routines and rules.

Health and Physical Education

Prevention and Risk Management

1 - Identify ways to be safe while at play

b - Identify ways to reduce injuries on the playground

No Match No Match No Match

Physical Development & Health

Health Knowledge and Practice: The understanding of healthy and safe habits and practicing healthy habits.

Communicates an understanding of the importance of health and safety routines and rules.

Dance

Movement, Technique, and Peformace

1 - Demonstrate simple phrases of movement in time and space

a - Practice how to move with action movements to action words (movement vocabulary) using simple non-locomotor body actions such as bend, stretch, twist, turn, shake, and stretch, and simple locomotor body actions such as travel, jump, run, hop, and roll

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

3 - Child names a movement and engages in it to music.

Physical Health and Development

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to understand healthy behavior and develop their physical bodies.

d - Initiate activities that challenge their bodies in new ways.

Physical Development & Health

Gross Motor Skills: The control of large muscles for movement, navigation, and balance.

Develops motor control and balance for a range of physical activities, such as walking, propelling a wheelchair or mobility device, skipping, running, climbing, and hopping.

Dance

Movement, Technique, and Peformace

1 - Demonstrate simple phrases of movement in time and space

b - Explore movement in personal and general space using shape, size, level, direction, stillness, and transference of weight (stepping)

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Physical Health and Development

2 - Gross Motor

Children increasingly move their bodies in ways that demonstrate control, balance and coordination.

b - Demonstrate body and space awareness to move and stop with control over speed and direction.

Physical Development & Health

Gross Motor Skills: The control of large muscles for movement, navigation, and balance.

Understands movement concepts, such as control of the body, how the body moves (such as an awareness of space and directionality), and that the body can move independently or in coordination with other objects.

Dance

Movement, Technique, and Peformace

1 - Demonstrate simple phrases of movement in time and space

c - Explore how to move using qualities of movement

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

1 - Child moves to music.

No Match

Physical Development & Health

Gross Motor Skills: The control of large muscles for movement, navigation, and balance.

Understands movement concepts, such as control of the body, how the body moves (such as an awareness of space and directionality), and that the body can move independently or in coordination with other objects.

Dance

Movement, Technique, and Peformace

1 - Demonstrate simple phrases of movement in time and space

d - Perform simple phrases of movement to experience movements in sequence, rhythm, and relationships

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

4 - Child creates and repeats a two-movement pattern to music.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

b - Use movement and a variety of musical styles to express feelings and to understand and interpret experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Moves to different patterns of beat and rhythm in music.

Dance

Create, Compose and Choreograph

1 - Translate simple ideas and stories into movement

a - Explore with movement that expresses different feelings in personal and general space

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

b - Use movement and a variety of musical styles to express feelings and to understand and interpret experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Uses creative movement to express concepts, ideas, or feelings.

Dance

Create, Compose and Choreograph

1 - Translate simple ideas and stories into movement

b - Experience different shapes, sizes, levels, and directions to make simple patterns of movements in space and time

Mathematics

23 - Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

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4 - Copies simple repeating patterns

No Match

Mathematics

1 - Play

Children engage in play to develop their mathematical thinking and problem solving.

c - Experiment with patterns and shapes.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Uses creative movement to express concepts, ideas, or feelings.

Dance

Create, Compose and Choreograph

1 - Translate simple ideas and stories into movement

c - Select some movements out of many, and create a simple movement phrase to encourage self-expression

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

4 - Child creates and repeats a two-movement pattern to music.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Uses creative movement to express concepts, ideas, or feelings.

Dance

Create, Compose and Choreograph

1 - Translate simple ideas and stories into movement

d - Use sensory stimuli and real-life situations as an impetus for moving and creating original work

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

a - Engage in spontaneous imaginative play using a variety of materials to dramatize stories and experiences.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Physical Health and Development

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to understand healthy behavior and develop their physical bodies.

b - Use their sesnse to explore materials and experience activities.

Physical Health and Development

5 - Senses

Children increase their understanding of the use of their eyes, ears, fingers, nose and mouth and how the senses work together.

c - Combine and use different senses depending on the activity.

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Represents people, places, or things through drawings, movement, and three-dimensional objects.

Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

a - View dances from around the world, and explore the country of origin

Social Studies

32 - Demonstrates simple geographic knowledge

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The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

d - Begin to notice differences in the arts from a variety of cultures.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

Self, Family, & Community: The understanding of one’s relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community, and respect for diversity.

Understands similarities and respects differences among people.

Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

b - Explore dance as a way for people to express themselves

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Uses creative movement to express concepts, ideas, or feelings.

Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

c - Demonstrate how people in different cultures move in similar and different ways

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

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The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

c - Appreciate and demonstrate respect for the work of others.

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

d - Begin to notice differences in the arts from a variety of cultures.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

Self, Family, & Community: The understanding of one’s relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community, and respect for diversity.

Understands similarities and respects differences among people.

Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

d - Explore occasions for dance across different cultures

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

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The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

d - Begin to notice differences in the arts from a variety of cultures.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

Self, Family, & Community: The understanding of one’s relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community, and respect for diversity.

Understands similarities and respects differences among people.

Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

e - Explore shapes, levels, and patterns in a dance, and describe the actions

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Mathematics

1 - Play

Children engage in play to develop their mathematical thinking and problem solving.

c - Experiment with patterns and shapes.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Expresses what is felt and heard in various musical tempos and styles.

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

1 - Observe and identify different dance genres

a - Experience the joy of seeing and responding to dance

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

b - Enjoy participating in a variety of art experiences.

No Match

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

1 - Observe and identify different dance genres

b - Demonstrate movement to express emotion

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

b - Use movement and a variety of musical styles to express feelings and to understand and interpret experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Uses creative movement to express concepts, ideas, or feelings.

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

1 - Observe and identify different dance genres

c - Describe what is seen and felt in a movement by speaking or drawing a picture

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

d - Plan, work cooperatively and create drawings, paintings, sculptures and other art projects.

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

a - Begin to understand and develop a vocabulary to share opinions about artistic creations and experiences

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Represents people, places, or things through drawings, movement, and three-dimensional objects.

Creative Arts Expression

Art: The use of a range of media and materials to create drawings, pictures, or other objects.

Creates artistic works that reflect thoughts, feelings, experiences, or knowledge.

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

2 - Attentively observe a dance performance

a - View a performance with attention

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

c - Appreciate and demonstrate respect for the work of others.

No Match

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

2 - Attentively observe a dance performance

b - Clap to show joy and appreciation of a dance

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

c - Appreciate and demonstrate respect for the work of others.

No Match

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

2 - Attentively observe a dance performance

c - Draw on paper the movement seen in the space of a particular dance work

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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No Match

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

d - Plan, work cooperatively and create drawings, paintings, sculptures and other art projects.

Creative Arts Expression

Art: The use of a range of media and materials to create drawings, pictures, or other objects.

Creates artistic works that reflect thoughts, feelings, experiences, or knowledge.

Drama

Create

1 - Demonstrate emotions and feelings in dramatic play

a - Identify how people show emotions and feelings

The Arts

36 - Explores drama through actions and language

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Social Relations

H - Understanding and expressing feelings

4 - Child represents an emotion through pretend play or art.

No Match

Social & Emotional Development

Social Relationships: The healthy relationships and interactions with adults and peers.

Recognizes and labels others’ emotions.

Drama

Create

1 - Demonstrate emotions and feelings in dramatic play

b - Use facial expressions and movement to demonstrate emotions and feelings

The Arts

36 - Explores drama through actions and language

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No Match

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

b - Use movement and a variety of musical styles to express feelings and to understand and interpret experiences.

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Represents people, places, or things through drawings, movement, and three-dimensional objects.

Drama

Perform

1 - Use dramatic play to imitate characters

a - Use body and movement to depict various pretend characters

The Arts

36 - Explores drama through actions and language

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Creative Representation

K - Pretending

1 - Child pretends to be an animal, an object, or another person.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

a - Engage in spontaneous imaginative play using a variety of materials to dramatize stories and experiences.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

a - Explore various roles in dramatic play through the use of props, language and fantasy roles with others.

Creative Arts Expression

Drama: The portrayal of events, characters, or stories through acting and using props and language.

Uses creativity and imagination to manipulate materials and assume roles in dramatic play situations.

Drama

Perform

1 - Use dramatic play to imitate characters

b - Use body and voice to depict various everyday characters

The Arts

36 - Explores drama through actions and language

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 - 

Creative Representation

K - Pretending

3 - Child uses both words and actions to portray a role, situation, or setting.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

a - Engage in spontaneous imaginative play using a variety of materials to dramatize stories and experiences.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

a - Explore various roles in dramatic play through the use of props, language and fantasy roles with others.

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Represents people, places, or things through drawings, movement, and three-dimensional objects.

Drama

Perform

1 - Use dramatic play to imitate characters

c - Initiate sustained dramatic play

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

b - Engages in sociodramatic play

6 - Interacts with two or more children during pretend play, assigning and/or assuming roles and discussing actions; sustains play scenario for up to 10 minutes

Creative Representation

K - Pretending

4 - Child engages in role play with two or more other children.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

a - Engage in spontaneous imaginative play using a variety of materials to dramatize stories and experiences.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

a - Explore various roles in dramatic play through the use of props, language and fantasy roles with others.

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Engages in pretend play and acts out roles.

Drama

Critically Respond

1 - Respond to stories and plays

a - Provide an initial response when exposed to a new performance, puppet show, or dramatization

The Arts

36 - Explores drama through actions and language

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No Match

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

a - Begin to understand and develop a vocabulary to share opinions about artistic creations and experiences

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

c - Appreciate and demonstrate respect for the work of others.

Approaches To Learning

Initiative & Curiosity: An interest in varied topics and activities, desire to learn, creativeness, and independence in learning.

Demonstrates eagerness to learn about and discuss a range of topics, ideas, and tasks.

Drama

Critically Respond

1 - Respond to stories and plays

b - Demonstrate an eagerness and interest in performances or dramatizations through asking questions

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

d - Shows curiosity and motivation

6 - Shows eagerness to learn about a variety of topics and ideas

No Match

Approaches to Learning

2 - Curiosity

Children demonstrate curiosity and a willingness to participate in tasks and challenges.

a - Demonstrate an eagerness and interest in learning through questioning and adding ideas.

Approaches to Learning

2 - Curiosity

Children demonstrate curiosity and a willingness to participate in tasks and challenges.

c - Choose to participate in an increasing variety of activities, tasks and play areas.

Approaches To Learning

Initiative & Curiosity: An interest in varied topics and activities, desire to learn, creativeness, and independence in learning.

Demonstrates eagerness to learn about and discuss a range of topics, ideas, and tasks.

Music

Expression of Music

1 - Peform Expressively

a - Use voices expressively when speaking, chanting, and singing

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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No Match

Language Development and Communication

3 - Speaking and Communicating

Children will use verbal and non-verbal language to express and communicate information.

a - Communicate needs or thoughts through nonverbal gestures, actions, expressions and words. Participate in communication around a topic.

No Match

Music

Expression of Music

1 - Peform Expressively

b - Sing a variety of simple songs and singing games

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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No Match No Match

Creative Arts Expression

Music: The use of voice and instruments to create sounds.

Participates in music activities, such as listening, singing, or performing.

Music

Expression of Music

1 - Peform Expressively

c - Demonstrate fundamental performance skills such as correct posture and behavior

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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 - 

Movement and Music

P - Singing

5 - Child sings a song with five or more pitches

No Match No Match

Music

Expression of Music

2 - Respond to rhythmic patterns and elements of music

a - Move to music of various tempos, meters, dynamics, modes, genres, and styles

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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 - 

Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

0 - Child pats, taps, or pounds briefly or without steady movement.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

b - Use movement and a variety of musical styles to express feelings and to understand and interpret experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Moves to different patterns of beat and rhythm in music.

Music

Expression of Music

2 - Respond to rhythmic patterns and elements of music

b - Move or use body percussion to demonstrate awareness of beat and tempo

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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 - 

Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

4 - Child maintains a steady beat to music for 12–16 beats.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

b - Use movement and a variety of musical styles to express feelings and to understand and interpret experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Moves to different patterns of beat and rhythm in music.

Music

Expression of Music

2 - Respond to rhythmic patterns and elements of music

c - Match movement to rhythmic patterns

Mathematics

23 - Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

 - 

6 - Extends and creates simple repeating patterns

Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

1 - Child engages in a steady movement.

Mathematics

1 - Play

Children engage in play to develop their mathematical thinking and problem solving.

b - Use counting and number vocabulary as a part of play.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

b - Use movement and a variety of musical styles to express feelings and to understand and interpret experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Moves to different patterns of beat and rhythm in music.

Music

Creation of Music

1 - Improvise movement and sound responses to music

a - Improvise sound effects to accompany play activities

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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 - 

Creative Representation

K - Pretending

0 - Child imitates the sound or action of a person or animal.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

c - Use musical instruments and tools from various art forms as props in dramatic play.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

c - Participate in musical activities using a variety of materials for expression and representation.

Creativity

3 - Tools

Children use a variety of tools and art media to creatively express their ideas.

a - Experiment with different tools to creatively express and present ideas.

No Match

Music

Creation of Music

1 - Improvise movement and sound responses to music

b - Use improvised movement to demonstrate musical awareness

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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 - 

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

1 - Child moves to music.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

b - Use movement and a variety of musical styles to express feelings and to understand and interpret experiences.

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Represents people, places, or things through drawings, movement, and three-dimensional objects.

Music

Theory of Music

1 - Describe and respond to musical elements

a - Use an individual vocabulary to describe music

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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 - 

No Match

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

a - Begin to understand and develop a vocabulary to share opinions about artistic creations and experiences

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Music

Theory of Music

1 - Describe and respond to musical elements

b - Use body movement to respond to dynamics and tempo

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

 - 

 - 

Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

0 - Child pats, taps, or pounds briefly or without steady movement.

Creativity

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means of self-expression and creativity.

b - Use movement, a variety of media and music while playing to represent stories, moods and experiences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

b - Use movement and a variety of musical styles to express feelings and to understand and interpret experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Moves to different patterns of beat and rhythm in music.

Music

Theory of Music

2 - Recognition of a wide variety of sounds and sound sources

a - Use personal vocabulary to describe sources of sound

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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 - 

No Match

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

a - Begin to understand and develop a vocabulary to share opinions about artistic creations and experiences

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Music

Theory of Music

2 - Recognition of a wide variety of sounds and sound sources

b - Use invented symbols to represent musical sounds and ideas

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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 - 

No Match

Literacy

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to develop early reading and writing skills.

a - Use symbols and forms of early writing to create more complex play.

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

Children demonstrate an interest and ability to use symbols to represent words and ideas.

d - Use scribbles, shapes, letter-like symbols and letters to write or represent words or ideas.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

c - Participate in musical activities using a variety of materials for expression and representation.

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Represents people, places, or things through drawings, movement, and three-dimensional objects.

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

1 - Demonstrate respect for music contributions

a - Describe appropriate listening during a musical selection, live or recorded

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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 - 

No Match

Language Development and Communication

2 - Listening and Understanding

Children develop skills in listening and in understanding language.

a - Listen and understand stories, songs and poems.

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

c - Appreciate and demonstrate respect for the work of others.

No Match

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

2 - Express feeling responses to music

a - Create movements in response to music

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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 - 

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

1 - Child moves to music.

No Match

Creative Arts Expression

Creative Movement & Dance: The use of the body to move to music and express oneself.

Moves to different patterns of beat and rhythm in music.

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

2 - Express feeling responses to music

b -  Participate freely in music activities

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

 - 

 - 

No Match No Match

Creative Arts Expression

Music: The use of voice and instruments to create sounds.

Participates in music activities, such as listening, singing, or performing.

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

2 - Express feeling responses to music

c - Talk about expressing feeling in music

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

 - 

 - 

No Match No Match

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses language to express ideas and needs.

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

3 - Recognition of music in daily life

a - Use examples such as music from cartoons, computer games, community, and home events

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

 - 

 - 

No Match No Match No Match

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

3 - Recognition of music in daily life

b - Use a personal vocabulary to describe music from diverse cultures

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

 - 

 - 

No Match

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

a - Begin to understand and develop a vocabulary to share opinions about artistic creations and experiences

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

d - Begin to notice differences in the arts from a variety of cultures.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

1 - Conceptual understanding conveyed through vocabulary words can occur using a variety of modalities

a - Identify and sort common objects, events, pictures, words, colors, shapes, and textures into various classifications

Cognitive

13 - Uses classification skills

 - 

4 - Places objects in two or more groups based on differences in a single characteristic, e.g., color, size, or shape

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

2 - Child sorts a collection into smaller groups of similar objects.

Mathematics

1 - Play

Children engage in play to develop their mathematical thinking and problem solving.

a - Begin to make groups and match objects.

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating shapes and an awareness of position in space.

a - Describe and name common shapes found in the natural environment.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Patterns: The recognition of patterns, sequencing, and critical thinking skills necessary to predict and classify objects in a pattern.

Sorts, classifies, and serializes (puts in a pattern) objects using attributes, such as color, shape, or size.

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

1 - Conceptual understanding conveyed through vocabulary words can occur using a variety of modalities

b - Begin to identify and use special concepts (first/last, over/under, etc.)

Mathematics

21 - Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

a - Understands spatial relationships

6 - Uses and responds appropriately to positional words indicating location, direction, and distance

Mathematics

22 - Compares and measures

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4 - Compares and orders a small set of objects as appropriate according to size, length, weight, area, or volume; knows usual sequence of basic daily events and a few ordinal numbers

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

2 - Child uses a position word.

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating shapes and an awareness of position in space.

b - Use language to understand the arrangement, order and position of objects that are on top of, next to, on the bottom, underneath, beside and in front of other objects.

Language Development

Receptive Language: The ability to comprehend or understand language.

Comprehends increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Geometry & Spatial Sense: The understanding of shapes, their properties, and how objects are related to one another.

Understands directionality, order, and position of objects, such as up, down, in front, behind.

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

1 - Conceptual understanding conveyed through vocabulary words can occur using a variety of modalities

c - Demonstrate use of vocabulary in oral language to express ideas and events

Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

a - Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

6 - Describes and tells the use of many familiar items

Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

d - Tells about another time or place

6 - Tells stories about other times and places that have a logical order and that include major details

Language and Literacy

S - Using complex patterns of speech

1 - Child uses words and phrases.

Language Development and Communication

3 - Speaking and Communicating

Children will use verbal and non-verbal language to express and communicate information.

a - Communicate needs or thoughts through nonverbal gestures, actions, expressions and words. Participate in communication around a topic.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses language to express ideas and needs.

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

1 - Conceptual understanding conveyed through vocabulary words can occur using a variety of modalities

d - Begin to understand that everyday words such as "cold" relate to extended vocabulary words such as "chilly"

Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

a - Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

6 - Describes and tells the use of many familiar items

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

3 - Child uses vocabulary related to a particular subject.

Language Development and Communication

3 - Speaking and Communicating

Children will use verbal and non-verbal language to express and communicate information.

d - Begin a conversation with other children and adults. Understand an increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Language Development

Receptive Language: The ability to comprehend or understand language.

Comprehends increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

2 - Listening and comprehension skills are required to be clearly understood

a - Use language to express ideas in complete sentences (with support of sentence stems as needed)

Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

c - Uses conventional grammar

6 - Uses complete, four- to six-word sentences

Language and Literacy

S - Using complex patterns of speech

2 - Child uses a sentence of four or more words.

Language Development and Communication

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to develop their listening and expressive langauge skills.

a - Develop and experiment with conversation during daily activities and interactions

Language Development and Communication

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to develop their listening and expressive langauge skills.

b - Represent stories and experiences through play

Language Development and Communication

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to develop their listening and expressive langauge skills.

c - Think and talk about play experiences

Language Development and Communication

3 - Speaking and Communicating

Children will use verbal and non-verbal language to express and communicate information.

b - Use more complex and longer sentences.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses different grammatical structures for a variety of purposes.

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

2 - Listening and comprehension skills are required to be clearly understood

b - Recite songs, poems, and stories with repeated rhyme

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

a - Notices and discriminates rhyme

4 - Fills in the missing rhyming word; generates rhyming words spontaneously

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

2 - Child joins in saying or repeating a rhyme or a series of words that start with the same sound.

Language Development and Communication

2 - Listening and Understanding

Children develop skills in listening and in understanding language.

a - Listen and understand stories, songs and poems.

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

Children demonstrate an interest in learning letters and the combination of letter sounds with letter symbols

e - Recognize and generate rhymes.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses different forms of language.

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

2 - Listening and comprehension skills are required to be clearly understood

c - Listen with comprehension, and follow two-step directions

Language

8 - Listens to and understands increasingly

a - Comprehends language

6 - Responds appropriately to specific vocabulary and simple statements, questions, and stories

Language

8 - complex language

b - Follows directions

6 - Follows directions of two or more steps that relate to familiar objects and experiences

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

0 - Child carries out a two-step action sequence or procedure.

Language Development and Communication

2 - Listening and Understanding

Children develop skills in listening and in understanding language.

b -  Listen and increasingly understand conversations and questions.

Language Development and Communication

2 - Listening and Understanding

Children develop skills in listening and in understanding language.

c - Follow directions that involve multiple steps.

Language Development

Receptive Language: The ability to comprehend or understand language.

Attends to language during conversations, songs, stories, or other learning experiences.

Language Development

Receptive Language: The ability to comprehend or understand language.

Comprehends increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

2 - Listening and comprehension skills are required to be clearly understood

d - Remember spoken information for a short period of time

Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

a - Recognizes and recalls

6 - Tells about experience in order, provides details, and evaluates the experience; recalls 3 or 4 items removed from view

No Match

Approaches to Learning

6 - Application

Children use their prior experiences, sense and knowledge to learn in new ways.

b - Use prior knowledge to understand new experiences

No Match

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

3 - Early knowledge of phonemic awareness is the building block of understanding language

a - Recognize patterns of sounds in songs, storytelling, and poetry

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

a - Notices and discriminates rhyme

4 - Fills in the missing rhyming word; generates rhyming words spontaneously

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

b - Notices and discriminates alliteration

4 - Shows awareness that some words begin the same way

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

2 - Child joins in saying or repeating a rhyme or a series of words that start with the same sound.

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

Children demonstrate an interest in learning letters and the combination of letter sounds with letter symbols

a - Show increasing ability to discriminate and identify the sounds of language.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Phonological Awareness: An awareness that language can be broken into words, syllables, and smaller pieces of sound.

Identifies and discriminates between words in language.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Alphabet Knowledge: The names and sounds associated with letters.

Recognizes that letters of the alphabet have distinct sound(s) associated with them.

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

3 - Early knowledge of phonemic awareness is the building block of understanding language

b - Understand that words are made up of one or more syllables

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

c - Notices and discriminates smaller and smaller units of sound

4 - Hears and shows awareness of separate syllables in words

No Match

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

Children demonstrate an interest in learning letters and the combination of letter sounds with letter symbols

c - Show growing ability to hear and discriminate separate syllables in words.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Phonological Awareness: An awareness that language can be broken into words, syllables, and smaller pieces of sound.

Identifies and discriminates between separate syllables in words.

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

3 - Early knowledge of phonemic awareness is the building block of understanding language

c - Recognize rhyming words and alliterations

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

a - Notices and discriminates rhyme

6 - Decides whether two words rhyme

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

b - Notices and discriminates alliteration

4 - Shows awareness that some words begin the same way

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

2 - Child joins in saying or repeating a rhyme or a series of words that start with the same sound.

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

Children demonstrate an interest in learning letters and the combination of letter sounds with letter symbols

e - Recognize and generate rhymes.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Phonological Awareness: An awareness that language can be broken into words, syllables, and smaller pieces of sound.

Identifies and discriminates between words in language.

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

3 - Early knowledge of phonemic awareness is the building block of understanding language

d - Demonstrate understanding of initial sounds in words (such as mop begins with the /m/ sound)

Literacy

16 - Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

b - Uses letter–sound knowledge

2 - Identifies the sounds of a few letters

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

4 - Child says that two words begin with the same sound.

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

Children demonstrate an interest in learning letters and the combination of letter sounds with letter symbols

b - Demonstrate growing awareness of the beginning sounds of words.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Phonological Awareness: An awareness that language can be broken into words, syllables, and smaller pieces of sound.

Identifies and discriminates between sounds and phonemes in language, such as attention to beginning and ending sounds of words and recognition that different words begin or end with the same sound.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Alphabet Knowledge: The names and sounds associated with letters.

Attends to the beginning letters and sounds in familiar words.

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

1 - Print conveys meaning

a - Hold books in upright position, turn pages sequentially, recognize correct orientation (top to bottom, left to right)

Literacy

17 - Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

a - Uses and appreciates books

4 - Orients book correctly; turns pages from front of the book to the back; recognizes familiar books by their covers

Language and Literacy

U - Demonstrating knowledge about books

2 - Child holds a book right-side up, turns the pages, and looks at them.

Literacy

4 - Early Reading - Book Knowledge and Appreciation

Children demonstrate an understanding and appreciation that books and other forms of print have a purpose.

c - Handle and care for books in a respectful manner.

Literacy

6 - Early Reading - Print Awareness and Concepts

Children demonstrate an interest in recognizing the association between spoken and written words by following print as it is read aloud.

a - Explore and investigate books and other forms of print.

Literacy

6 - Early Reading - Print Awareness and Concepts

Children demonstrate an interest in recognizing the association between spoken and written words by following print as it is read aloud.

c - Show an increasing awareness of how books are organized.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Book Appreciation and Knowledge: The interest in books and their characteristics, and the ability to understand and get meaning from stories and information from books and other texts.

Recognizes how books are read, such as front-to-back and one page at a time, and recognizes basic characteristics, such as title, author, and illustrator.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Print Concepts & Conventions: The concepts about print and early decoding (identifying letter-sound relationships).

Understands conventions, such as print moves from left to right and top to bottom of a page.

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

1 - Print conveys meaning

b - Recognize print in the environment

Literacy

17 - Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

b - Uses print concepts

2 - Shows understanding that text is meaningful and can be read

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

3 - Child calls attention to print.

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

Children demonstrate an interest in learning letters and the combination of letter sounds with letter symbols

d - Begin to associate sounds with written words.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Print Concepts & Conventions: The concepts about print and early decoding (identifying letter-sound relationships).

Recognizes print in everyday life, such as numbers, letters, one’s name, words, and familiar logos and signs.

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

1 - Print conveys meaning

c - Recognize that printed material conveys meaning and connects to the reader’s world

Literacy

17 - Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

b - Uses print concepts

2 - Shows understanding that text is meaningful and can be read

Language and Literacy

U - Demonstrating knowledge about books

5 - Child points to the words in a book or follows a line of text while telling or reading the story.

Literacy

6 - Early Reading - Print Awareness and Concepts

Children demonstrate an interest in recognizing the association between spoken and written words by following print as it is read aloud.

a - Explore and investigate books and other forms of print.

Literacy

6 - Early Reading - Print Awareness and Concepts

Children demonstrate an interest in recognizing the association between spoken and written words by following print as it is read aloud.

c - Show an increasing awareness of how books are organized.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Print Concepts & Conventions: The concepts about print and early decoding (identifying letter-sound relationships).

Understands that print conveys meaning.

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

1 - Print conveys meaning

d - Use and interpret illustrations to gain meaning

Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

b - Uses emergent reading skills

2 - Pretends to read a familiar book, treating each page as a separate unit; names and describes what is on each page, using pictures as cues

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

2 - Child says what a picture or symbol represents.

Literacy

5 - Early Reading - Comprehension

Children demonstrate an interest in understanding that spoken and written words have meaning.

c - Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of a story.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Book Appreciation and Knowledge: The interest in books and their characteristics, and the ability to understand and get meaning from stories and information from books and other texts.

Asks and answers questions and makes comments about print materials.

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

1 - Print conveys meaning

e - Make predictions based on illustrations or portions of story or text

Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

a - Interacts during read-alouds and book conversations

6 - Identifies story-related problems, events, and resolutions during conversations with an adult

Language and Literacy

U - Demonstrating knowledge about books

4 - Looking at the pictures in a book, child tells the story or makes up a story related to the pictures.

Literacy

4 - Early Reading - Book Knowledge and Appreciation

Children demonstrate an understanding and appreciation that books and other forms of print have a purpose.

a - Attempt to read or tell a story and guess what happens next.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Book Appreciation and Knowledge: The interest in books and their characteristics, and the ability to understand and get meaning from stories and information from books and other texts.

Asks and answers questions and makes comments about print materials.

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

1 - Print conveys meaning

f - Generate a picture or written response to a read-aloud that identifies the who or what of the story or text

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

a - Thinks symbolically

6 - Plans and then uses drawings, constructions, movements, and dramatizations to represent ideas

No Match

Literacy

5 - Early Reading - Comprehension

Children demonstrate an interest in understanding that spoken and written words have meaning.

c - Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of a story.

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Represents people, places, or things through drawings, movement, and three-dimensional objects.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Book Appreciation and Knowledge: The interest in books and their characteristics, and the ability to understand and get meaning from stories and information from books and other texts.

Asks and answers questions and makes comments about print materials.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Book Appreciation and Knowledge: The interest in books and their characteristics, and the ability to understand and get meaning from stories and information from books and other texts.

Retells stories or information from books through conversation, artistic works, creative movement, or drama.

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

2 - Symbol, object, and letter recognition is a fundamental of reading and requires accuracy and speed

a - Recognize own name in print

Literacy

17 - Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

b - Uses print concepts

6 - Shows awareness of various features of print: letters, words, spaces, upper- and lowercase letters, some punctuation

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

4 - Child recognizes a written word.

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

Children demonstrate an interest in learning letters and the combination of letter sounds with letter symbols

e - Recognize and generate rhymes.

Literacy

6 - Early Reading - Print Awareness and Concepts

Children demonstrate an interest in recognizing the association between spoken and written words by following print as it is read aloud.

e - Recognize own name in print

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Print Concepts & Conventions: The concepts about print and early decoding (identifying letter-sound relationships).

Recognizes print in everyday life, such as numbers, letters, one’s name, words, and familiar logos and signs.

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

2 - Symbol, object, and letter recognition is a fundamental of reading and requires accuracy and speed

b - Recognize the names of a minimum of 10 letters of the alphabet, specifically letters in own name

Literacy

16 - Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

a - Identifies and names letters

4 - Recognizes as many as 10 letters, especially those in own name

Language and Literacy

V - Using letter names and sounds

4 - Child names 10 or more letters over time.

Literacy

6 - Early Reading - Print Awareness and Concepts

Children demonstrate an interest in recognizing the association between spoken and written words by following print as it is read aloud.

d - Recognize some letters and words captured in books and in the environment.

Literacy

7 - Early Reading - Alphabet Knowledge

Children demonstrate and interest in recognizing that symbols are associated with letters of the alphabetand that they form words.

a - Know the names of some letters and words

Literacy

7 - Early Reading - Alphabet Knowledge

Children demonstrate and interest in recognizing that symbols are associated with letters of the alphabetand that they form words.

b - Identify some letters in print

Literacy

7 - Early Reading - Alphabet Knowledge

Children demonstrate and interest in recognizing that symbols are associated with letters of the alphabetand that they form words.

c - Know the names of most letters in own name.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Print Concepts & Conventions: The concepts about print and early decoding (identifying letter-sound relationships).

Recognizes print in everyday life, such as numbers, letters, one’s name, words, and familiar logos and signs.

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

2 - Symbol, object, and letter recognition is a fundamental of reading and requires accuracy and speed

c - Begin to name familiar objects, colors, letters, and numbers rapidly and in random order

Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

a - Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

6 - Describes and tells the use of many familiar items

No Match

Language Development and Communication

3 - Speaking and Communicating

Children will use verbal and non-verbal language to express and communicate information.

a - Communicate needs or thoughts through nonverbal gestures, actions, expressions and words. Participate in communication around a topic.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Print Concepts & Conventions: The concepts about print and early decoding (identifying letter-sound relationships).

Recognizes print in everyday life, such as numbers, letters, one’s name, words, and familiar logos and signs.

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

1 - Pictures express ideas

a - Draw pictures to generate, represent, and express ideas or share information

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

a - Thinks symbolically

6 - Plans and then uses drawings, constructions, movements, and dramatizations to represent ideas

Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

3 - Child draws or paints something and explains what it stands for.

Creativity

3 - Tools

Children use a variety of tools and art media to creatively express their ideas.

a - Experiment with different tools to creatively express and present ideas.

Physical Development & Health

Fine Motor Skills: The control of small muscles for such purposes as using utensils, self-care, building, and exploring.

Manipulates writing, drawing, and art tools.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Early Writing: The familiarity with writing implements, conventions, and emerging skills to communicate through written representations, symbols, and letters.

Uses scribbles, shapes, pictures, and letters to represent objects, stories, experiences, or ideas.

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

1 - Pictures express ideas

b - Orally describe or tell about a picture

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

a - Thinks symbolically

6 - Plans and then uses drawings, constructions, movements, and dramatizations to represent ideas

Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

3 - Child draws or paints something and explains what it stands for.

Language Development and Communication

3 - Speaking and Communicating

Children will use verbal and non-verbal language to express and communicate information.

a - Communicate needs or thoughts through nonverbal gestures, actions, expressions and words. Participate in communication around a topic.

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

Children demonstrate an interest and ability to use symbols to represent words and ideas.

e - Begin to dictate ideas, sentences and stories.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Early Writing: The familiarity with writing implements, conventions, and emerging skills to communicate through written representations, symbols, and letters.

Recognizes that writing is a way of communicating for a variety of purposes, such as giving information, sharing stories, or giving an opinion.

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

1 - Pictures express ideas

c - Use shapes, letter-like symbols, and letters to represent words or ideas

Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

b - Writes to convey meaning

3 - Mock letters or letter-like forms

Language and Literacy

X - Writing

1 - Child writes using pictures, squiggles, or letterlike forms.

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

Children demonstrate an interest and ability to use symbols to represent words and ideas.

d - Use scribbles, shapes, letter-like symbols and letters to write or represent words or ideas.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Early Writing: The familiarity with writing implements, conventions, and emerging skills to communicate through written representations, symbols, and letters.

Uses scribbles, shapes, pictures, and letters to represent objects, stories, experiences, or ideas.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Early Writing: The familiarity with writing implements, conventions, and emerging skills to communicate through written representations, symbols, and letters.

Copies, traces, or independently writes letters or words.

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

1 - Pictures express ideas

d - Dictate ideas to an adult

Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

a - Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

6 - Describes and tells the use of many familiar items

No Match

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

Children demonstrate an interest and ability to use symbols to represent words and ideas.

e - Begin to dictate ideas, sentences and stories.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Early Writing: The familiarity with writing implements, conventions, and emerging skills to communicate through written representations, symbols, and letters.

Recognizes that writing is a way of communicating for a variety of purposes, such as giving information, sharing stories, or giving an opinion.

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

2 - Letters are formed with accuracy

a - Begin to develop proper pencil grip when drawing or writing

Physical

7 - Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

a - Uses fingers and hands

6 - Uses refined wrist and finger movements

Physical

7 - Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

b - Uses writing and drawing tools

6 - Holds drawing and writing tools by using a three-point finger grip but may hold the instrument too close to one end

No Match

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

Children demonstrate an interest and ability to use symbols to represent words and ideas.

c - Experiment with a variety of writing tools and materials;

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

Children demonstrate an interest and ability to use symbols to represent words and ideas.

d - Use scribbles, shapes, letter-like symbols and letters to write or represent words or ideas.

Physical Development & Health

Fine Motor Skills: The control of small muscles for such purposes as using utensils, self-care, building, and exploring.

Develops hand strength and dexterity.

Physical Development & Health

Fine Motor Skills: The control of small muscles for such purposes as using utensils, self-care, building, and exploring.

Manipulates writing, drawing, and art tools.

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

2 - Letters are formed with accuracy

b - Write and recognize letters in own name

Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

a - Writes name

6 - Accurate name

Language and Literacy

V - Using letter names and sounds

0 - Child identifies personal label or a letter in own name.

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

Children demonstrate an interest and ability to use symbols to represent words and ideas.

a - Begin to print letters in own name.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Print Concepts & Conventions: The concepts about print and early decoding (identifying letter-sound relationships).

Recognizes print in everyday life, such as numbers, letters, one’s name, words, and familiar logos and signs.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Early Writing: The familiarity with writing implements, conventions, and emerging skills to communicate through written representations, symbols, and letters.

Copies, traces, or independently writes letters or words.

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

1 - Relevant information is different from nonrelevant information

a - Understand the difference between a question and a statement

Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

c - Uses conventional grammar

6 - Uses complete, four- to six-word sentences

No Match

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

d - Plan, work cooperatively and create drawings, paintings, sculptures and other art projects.

Language Development

Receptive Language: The ability to comprehend or understand language.

Comprehends different forms of language, such as questions or exclamations.

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

1 - Relevant information is different from nonrelevant information

b - Begin to identify key features of reality versus fantasy in stories, pictures, and events

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

b - Engages in sociodramatic play

6 - Interacts with two or more children during pretend play, assigning and/or assuming roles and discussing actions; sustains play scenario for up to 10 minutes

No Match No Match

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Recognizes the difference between pretend or fantasy situations and reality.

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

1 - Relevant information is different from nonrelevant information

c - Identify information that is relevant

Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

b - Makes connections

6 - Draws on everyday experiences and applies this knowledge to a similar situation

No Match No Match No Match

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

2 - Problems can be identified and possible solutions can be created

a - Generate questions and investigate answers about topics of interest

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

a - Attends and engages

6 - Sustains work on age-appropriate, interesting tasks; can ignore most distractions and interruptions

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

d - Shows curiosity and motivation

6 - Shows eagerness to learn about a variety of topics and ideas

No Match

Approaches to Learning

2 - Curiosity

Children demonstrate curiosity and a willingness to participate in tasks and challenges.

a - Demonstrate an eagerness and interest in learning through questioning and adding ideas.

Approaches to Learning

2 - Curiosity

Children demonstrate curiosity and a willingness to participate in tasks and challenges.

b - Show an interest in people, things, and the world around them.

Language Development and Communication

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to develop their listening and expressive langauge skills.

a - Develop and experiment with conversation during daily activities and interactions

Language Development and Communication

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to develop their listening and expressive langauge skills.

c - Think and talk about play experiences

Science

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to develop their scientific skills.

a - Ask questions based upon discoveries made while playing.

Science

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to develop their scientific skills.

b - Use play to discover, question and understand the natural and physical world.

Approaches To Learning

Initiative & Curiosity: An interest in varied topics and activities, desire to learn, creativeness, and independence in learning.

Asks questions and seeks new information.

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

2 - Problems can be identified and possible solutions can be created

b - Gather relevant information and apply it to their problem-solving process or current event

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

c - Solves problems

6 - Solves problems without having to try every possibility

No Match

Approaches to Learning

5 - Reasoning

Children demonstrate an increased ability to identify possible solutions to problems.

a - Demonstrate an increased ability to generate different approaches to solving problems.

Approaches to Learning

6 - Application

Children use their prior experiences, sense and knowledge to learn in new ways.

b - Use prior knowledge to understand new experiences

Approaches To Learning

Initiative & Curiosity: An interest in varied topics and activities, desire to learn, creativeness, and independence in learning.

Demonstrates flexibility, imagination, and inventiveness in approaching tasks and activities.

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

2 - Problems can be identified and possible solutions can be created

c - Seek and generate alternative approaches to solving problems

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

e - Shows flexibility and inventiveness in thinking

6 - Changes plans if a better idea is thought of or proposed

Initiative

B - Solving Problems with Materials

5 - Child tries three or more ways to solve a problem with materials.

Approaches to Learning

5 - Reasoning

Children demonstrate an increased ability to identify possible solutions to problems.

b - Seek alternative approaches to problem solving.

Approaches To Learning

Initiative & Curiosity: An interest in varied topics and activities, desire to learn, creativeness, and independence in learning.

Demonstrates flexibility, imagination, and inventiveness in approaching tasks and activities.

Social Studies

History

1 - Recognize change and sequence over time

a - Use words and phrases correctly related to chronology and time. Words to include but not limited to past, present future, before, now, and later.

Social Studies

31 - Explores change related to familiar people or places

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Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

2 - Child describes a sequence of events.

Mathematics

4 - Patterns and Measurement

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating patterns, comparing and measuring time and quantity.

b - Begin to understand that some events take place in the past, present or future.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

History & Events: The understanding that events happened in the past and how these events relate to one’s self, family, and community.

Differentiates between past, present, and future.

Social Studies

History

1 - Recognize change and sequence over time

b -  Select examples from pictures that illustrate past, present, and future

Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

a - Recognizes and recalls

6 - Tells about experience in order, provides details, and evaluates the experience; recalls 3 or 4 items removed from view

Social Studies

31 - Explores change related to familiar people or places

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No Match

Mathematics

4 - Patterns and Measurement

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating patterns, comparing and measuring time and quantity.

b - Begin to understand that some events take place in the past, present or future.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

History & Events: The understanding that events happened in the past and how these events relate to one’s self, family, and community.

Differentiates between past, present, and future.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

History & Events: The understanding that events happened in the past and how these events relate to one’s self, family, and community.

Recognizes events that happened in the past, such as family or personal history.

Social Studies

History

1 - Recognize change and sequence over time

c - Sequence a simple set of activities or events

Mathematics

22 - Compares and measures

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4 - Compares and orders a small set of objects as appropriate according to size, length, weight, area, or volume; knows usual sequence of basic daily events and a few ordinal numbers

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

2 - Child describes a sequence of events.

Approaches to Learning

4 - Self-organization

Children demonstrate an increased ability to establish goals, develop and follow through with plans.

a - Demonstrate an increased ability to understand a task as a series of steps.

Mathematics

4 - Patterns and Measurement

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating patterns, comparing and measuring time and quantity.

b - Begin to understand that some events take place in the past, present or future.

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Represents people, places, or things through drawings, movement, and three-dimensional objects.

Social Studies

History

1 - Recognize change and sequence over time

d - Identify an example of change over time on topics to include but not limited to their own growth

Social Studies

29 - Demonstrates knowledge about self

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Social Studies

31 - Explores change related to familiar people or places

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Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

3 - Child describes a change in an object or situation.

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

Children begin to use scientific tools and methods to learn about their world.

a - Explore the natural processes of growing, changing and adapting to the environment.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

History & Events: The understanding that events happened in the past and how these events relate to one’s self, family, and community.

Recognizes events that happened in the past, such as family or personal history.

Social Studies

Geography

1 - Develop spatial understanding, perspectives, and connections to the world.

a - Use positional phrasing. Phrases to include but not limited to: over and under, here and there, inside and outside, up and down

Mathematics

21 - Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

a - Understands spatial relationships

6 - Uses and responds appropriately to positional words indicating location, direction, and distance

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

2 - Child uses a position word.

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating shapes and an awareness of position in space.

a - Describe and name common shapes found in the natural environment.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Geometry & Spatial Sense: The understanding of shapes, their properties, and how objects are related to one another.

Understands directionality, order, and position of objects, such as up, down, in front, behind.

Social Studies

Geography

1 - Develop spatial understanding, perspectives, and connections to the world.

b -  Identify common places to include but limited to home, school, cafeteria, and gymnasium

Social Studies

32 - Demonstrates simple geographic knowledge

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No Match

Social and Emotional Development

5 - Sense of Community

Children increasingly demonstrate a sense of belonging to the program, family and community.

b - Demonstrate a growing understanding and appreciation of the relationships, people and places that make up their communities.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

Self, Family, & Community: The understanding of one’s relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community, and respect for diversity.

Describes or draws aspects of the geography of the classroom, home, and community.

Social Studies

Geography

1 - Develop spatial understanding, perspectives, and connections to the world.

c - Describe surroundings

Social Studies

32 - Demonstrates simple geographic knowledge

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Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

1 - Child talks about people or objects close at hand.

Language Development and Communication

1 - Play

Children engage in play as a means to develop their listening and expressive langauge skills.

b - Represent stories and experiences through play

Language Development and Communication

3 - Speaking and Communicating

Children will use verbal and non-verbal language to express and communicate information.

a - Communicate needs or thoughts through nonverbal gestures, actions, expressions and words. Participate in communication around a topic.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses language to express ideas and needs.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

Self, Family, & Community: The understanding of one’s relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community, and respect for diversity.

Describes or draws aspects of the geography of the classroom, home, and community.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

People & the Environment: The understanding of the relationship between people and the environment in which they live.

Recognizes aspects of the environment, such as roads, buildings, trees, gardens, bodies of water, or land formations.

Social Studies

Geography

1 - Develop spatial understanding, perspectives, and connections to the world.

d - Use pictures to locate familiar places

Social Studies

32 - Demonstrates simple geographic knowledge

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No Match

Social and Emotional Development

5 - Sense of Community

Children increasingly demonstrate a sense of belonging to the program, family and community.

b - Demonstrate a growing understanding and appreciation of the relationships, people and places that make up their communities.

No Match

Social Studies

Geography

1 - Develop spatial understanding, perspectives, and connections to the world.

e - Use nonlinguistic representations to show understanding of geographic terms

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

a - Thinks symbolically

6 - Plans and then uses drawings, constructions, movements, and dramatizations to represent ideas

No Match

Creativity

3 - Tools

Children use a variety of tools and art media to creatively express their ideas.

a - Experiment with different tools to creatively express and present ideas.

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Represents people, places, or things through drawings, movement, and three-dimensional objects.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

Self, Family, & Community: The understanding of one’s relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community, and respect for diversity.

Describes or draws aspects of the geography of the classroom, home, and community.

Social Studies

Economics

1 - People work to meet wants

a - Explain that people work (produce) for an income

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

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No Match

Mathematics

2 - Numbers and Operations

Children show interest and curiosity in counting and grouping objects and numbers.

b - Begin to use numbers and counting as a means for solving problems, predicting and measuring quantity. Use one-to-one correspondence in counting objects and matching groups of objects.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

a - Explore various roles in dramatic play through the use of props, language and fantasy roles with others.

No Match

Social Studies

Economics

1 - People work to meet wants

b - Discuss that money is used to buy items that the student or family wants

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

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No Match

Mathematics

2 - Numbers and Operations

Children show interest and curiosity in counting and grouping objects and numbers.

b - Begin to use numbers and counting as a means for solving problems, predicting and measuring quantity. Use one-to-one correspondence in counting objects and matching groups of objects.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

a - Explore various roles in dramatic play through the use of props, language and fantasy roles with others.

No Match

Social Studies

Economics

1 - People work to meet wants

c - Give examples to distinguish spending from saving

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

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No Match No Match No Match

Social Studies

Economics

2 - Recognize money and identify its purpose (PFL)

a - Recognize coins and currency as money

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

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No Match

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

a - Explore various roles in dramatic play through the use of props, language and fantasy roles with others.

No Match

Social Studies

Economics

2 - Recognize money and identify its purpose (PFL)

b - Identify how money is used as a medium of exchange

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

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No Match

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

a - Explore various roles in dramatic play through the use of props, language and fantasy roles with others.

No Match

Social Studies

Economics

2 - Recognize money and identify its purpose (PFL)

c -  Discuss why we need money

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

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 - 

No Match

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

a - Explore various roles in dramatic play through the use of props, language and fantasy roles with others.

No Match

Social Studies

Civics

1 - Individuals have unique talens but also work with others in groups

a - Recognize membership in family, neighborhood, school, team, and various other groups and organizations

Social Studies

29 - Demonstrates knowledge about self

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No Match

Social and Emotional Development

2 - Self-concept

Children demonstrate and express an awareness of self.

a - Progress toward identifying self according to gender, community membership, ethnicity, ability and family membership.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

Self, Family, & Community: The understanding of one’s relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community, and respect for diversity.

Identifies personal and family structure.

Social Studies

Civics

1 - Individuals have unique talens but also work with others in groups

b - Name groups to which they belong and identify the leader(s)

Social Studies

29 - Demonstrates knowledge about self

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No Match

Social and Emotional Development

2 - Self-concept

Children demonstrate and express an awareness of self.

a - Progress toward identifying self according to gender, community membership, ethnicity, ability and family membership.

No Match

Social Studies

Civics

1 - Individuals have unique talens but also work with others in groups

c - Identify examples of times when people can play different roles and bring unique talents to a variety of groups

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

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No Match

Social and Emotional Development

1 - Play

Children use play as a vehicle to build relationships and to develop an appreciation for their own abilities and accomplishments.

a - Participate in a variety of individual and group play experiences.

Social and Emotional Development

2 - Self-concept

Children demonstrate and express an awareness of self.

a - Progress toward identifying self according to gender, community membership, ethnicity, ability and family membership.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

Self, Family, & Community: The understanding of one’s relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community, and respect for diversity.

Understands similarities and respects differences among people.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

Self, Family, & Community: The understanding of one’s relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community, and respect for diversity.

Recognizes a variety of jobs and the work associated with them.

Social Studies

Civics

2 - Rules and their purpose in allowing groups to work effectively

a - Explain that groups have rules

Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

b - Follows limits and expectations

6 - Manages classroom rules, routines, and transitions with occasional reminders

No Match

Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

a - Demonstrate an increased understanding and acceptance of rules and routines within the learning environment.

No Match

Social Studies

Civics

2 - Rules and their purpose in allowing groups to work effectively

b -  Recognize interpersonal boundaries

Social-Emotional

3 - Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

a - Balances needs and rights of self and others

4 - Takes turns

No Match

Social and Emotional Development

5 - Sense of Community

Children increasingly demonstrate a sense of belonging to the program, family and community.

a - Begin to respect the rights of others.

Social & Emotional Development

Social Relationships: The healthy relationships and interactions with adults and peers.

Recognizes how actions affect others and accepts consequences of one’s actions.

Social Studies

Civics

2 - Rules and their purpose in allowing groups to work effectively

c - Exert self-control

Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

a - Manages feelings

6 - Is able to look at a situation differently or delay gratification

No Match

Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

a - Demonstrate an increased understanding and acceptance of rules and routines within the learning environment.

Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

b - Begin to accept the consequences of their behavior. Use materials purposefully, respectfully and safely.

Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

c - Effectively manage transitions between activities.

Social & Emotional Development

Self-Regulation: The ability to recognize and regulate emotions, attention, impulses, and behavior.

Handles impulses and behavior with minimal direction from adults.

Social & Emotional Development

Self-Regulation: The ability to recognize and regulate emotions, attention, impulses, and behavior.

Follows simple rules, routines, and directions.

Social Studies

Civics

2 - Rules and their purpose in allowing groups to work effectively

d -  Interact positively with others

Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

a - Forms relationships with adults

8 - Engages with trusted adults as resources and to share mutual interests

Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

c - Interacts with peers

6 - Initiates, joins in, and sustains positive interactions with a small group of two or three children

Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

d - Makes friends

6 - Establishes a special friendship with other child, but the friendship might only last a short while

Social-Emotional

3 - Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

b - Solves social problems

6 - Suggests solutions to social problems

Social Relations

F - Relating to other children

5 - Child shows loyalty to another child.

Social and Emotional Development

4 - Interactions with Others

Children develop successful relationships with other members of their learning community.

a - Play, work and interact easily with one or more children and adults.

Social and Emotional Development

4 - Interactions with Others

Children develop successful relationships with other members of their learning community.

b - Develop friendships with peers.

Social and Emotional Development

4 - Interactions with Others

Children develop successful relationships with other members of their learning community.

c - Demonstrate empathy and caring for others.

Social and Emotional Development

4 - Interactions with Others

Children develop successful relationships with other members of their learning community.

d - Develop ability to take turns in activities.

Social & Emotional Development

Social Relationships: The healthy relationships and interactions with adults and peers.

Cooperates with others.

Social & Emotional Development

Social Relationships: The healthy relationships and interactions with adults and peers.

Develops friendships with peers.

Social & Emotional Development

Social Relationships: The healthy relationships and interactions with adults and peers.

Establishes secure relationships with adults.

Social & Emotional Development

Social Relationships: The healthy relationships and interactions with adults and peers.

Uses socially appropriate behavior with peers and adults, such as helping, sharing, and taking turns.

Approaches To Learning

Cooperation: An interest and engagement in group experiences.

Joins in cooperative play with others and invites others to play.

Approaches To Learning

Cooperation: An interest and engagement in group experiences.

Helps, shares, and cooperates in a group.

Social Studies

Civics

2 - Rules and their purpose in allowing groups to work effectively

e - Give examples of some rules that are permanent and some that change

Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

b - Follows limits and expectations

6 - Manages classroom rules, routines, and transitions with occasional reminders

No Match

Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

a - Demonstrate an increased understanding and acceptance of rules and routines within the learning environment.

No Match

Visual Arts

Observe and Learn to Comprehend

1 - Artists and viewers identify art in daily life

a - Identify individual preferences in images when presented with visual examples such as picture books, cartoons, computer games, community, and home events

The Arts

33 - Explores the visual arts

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No Match

Approaches to Learning

2 - Curiosity

Children demonstrate curiosity and a willingness to participate in tasks and challenges.

b - Show an interest in people, things, and the world around them.

No Match

Visual Arts

Observe and Learn to Comprehend

1 - Artists and viewers identify art in daily life

b - Use age-appropriate vocabulary to describe works of art

Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

a - Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

6 - Describes and tells the use of many familiar items

Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

3 - Child draws or paints something and explains what it stands for.

Approaches to Learning

6 - Application

Children use their prior experiences, sense and knowledge to learn in new ways.

a - Communicate about events and experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Art: The use of a range of media and materials to create drawings, pictures, or other objects.

Discusses one’s own artistic creations and those of others.

Visual Arts

Observe and Learn to Comprehend

1 - Artists and viewers identify art in daily life

c - Recognize basic characteristics and expressive features of art and design in relation to daily life

The Arts

33 - Explores the visual arts

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No Match

Social and Emotional Development

5 - Sense of Community

Children increasingly demonstrate a sense of belonging to the program, family and community.

b - Demonstrate a growing understanding and appreciation of the relationships, people and places that make up their communities.

No Match

Visual Arts

Envision and Critique to Reflect

1 - Works of art can represent people, places, and things

a - Explain that works of art communicate ideas

The Arts

33 - Explores the visual arts

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 - 

Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

3 - Child draws or paints something and explains what it stands for.

Approaches to Learning

6 - Application

Children use their prior experiences, sense and knowledge to learn in new ways.

a - Communicate about events and experiences.

Creative Arts Expression

Art: The use of a range of media and materials to create drawings, pictures, or other objects.

Discusses one’s own artistic creations and those of others.

Visual Arts

Envision and Critique to Reflect

1 - Works of art can represent people, places, and things

b - Tell a story about a work of art

The Arts

33 - Explores the visual arts

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 - 

Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

3 - Child draws or paints something and explains what it stands for.

No Match

Creative Arts Expression

Art: The use of a range of media and materials to create drawings, pictures, or other objects.

Discusses one’s own artistic creations and those of others.

Visual Arts

Invent and Discover to Create

1 - Create works of art based on personal relevance

a -  Use trial and error to create works of art that arrive at a desired outcome

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

b - Persists

6 - Plans and pursues a variety of appropriately challenging tasks

No Match

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

d - Plan, work cooperatively and create drawings, paintings, sculptures and other art projects.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

e - Demonstrate care and persistence when involved in art projects.

Approaches To Learning

Persistence & Attentiveness: The ability to begin and finish activities with persistence and attention.

Resists distractions, maintains attention, and continues the task at hand through frustration or challenges.

Visual Arts

Invent and Discover to Create

1 - Create works of art based on personal relevance

b -  Use art materials safely and with respect in any environment

Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

b - Follows limits and expectations

6 - Manages classroom rules, routines, and transitions with occasional reminders

No Match

Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

b - Begin to accept the consequences of their behavior. Use materials purposefully, respectfully and safely.

Creativity

3 - Tools

Children use a variety of tools and art media to creatively express their ideas.

a - Experiment with different tools to creatively express and present ideas.

Creativity

3 - Tools

Children use a variety of tools and art media to creatively express their ideas.

b - Select and use a variety of tools to approach tasks.

No Match

Visual Arts

Invent and Discover to Create

1 - Create works of art based on personal relevance

c - Create visual narratives from familiar stories and subject matter

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

a - Thinks symbolically

6 - Plans and then uses drawings, constructions, movements, and dramatizations to represent ideas

No Match

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

Children engage in individual or group activities that represent real-life experiences, ideas, knowledge, feelings and fantasy.

d - Plan, work cooperatively and create drawings, paintings, sculptures and other art projects.

Logic & Reasoning

Symbolic Representation: The use of symbols or objects to represent something else.

Represents people, places, or things through drawings, movement, and three-dimensional objects.

Creative Arts Expression

Art: The use of a range of media and materials to create drawings, pictures, or other objects.

Creates artistic works that reflect thoughts, feelings, experiences, or knowledge.

Visual Arts

Relate and Connect to Transfer

1 - Artists have an important role in communities

a - Explain what an artist does and who an artist can be

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

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No Match

Social and Emotional Development

5 - Sense of Community

Children increasingly demonstrate a sense of belonging to the program, family and community.

b - Demonstrate a growing understanding and appreciation of the relationships, people and places that make up their communities.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

Self, Family, & Community: The understanding of one’s relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community, and respect for diversity.

Recognizes a variety of jobs and the work associated with them.

Visual Arts

Relate and Connect to Transfer

1 - Artists have an important role in communities

b -  Identify some of the activities in which artists participate

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

 - 

 - 

The Arts

33 - Explores the visual arts

 - 

 - 

No Match No Match

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

Self, Family, & Community: The understanding of one’s relationship to the family and community, roles in the family and community, and respect for diversity.

Recognizes a variety of jobs and the work associated with them.

Visual Arts

Relate and Connect to Transfer

1 - Artists have an important role in communities

c - Name some of the arts materials available to artists

The Arts

33 - Explores the visual arts

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 - 

No Match No Match No Match

Math

Number Sense, Properties and Operations

1 - Quantities can be represented and counted

a - Count and represent objects including coins to 10 (PFL)

Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

a - Counts

6 - Verbally counts to 20; counts 10-20 objects accurately; knows the last number states how many in all; tells what number (1-10) comes next in order by counting

Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

b - Quantifies

8 - Uses a variety of strategies (counting objects or fingers, counting on, or counting back) to solve problems with more than 10 objects

Mathematics and Science

BB - Counting

3 - Child counts or responds to a request for 5 to 10 objects.

Mathematics

2 - Numbers and Operations

Children show interest and curiosity in counting and grouping objects and numbers.

b - Begin to use numbers and counting as a means for solving problems, predicting and measuring quantity. Use one-to-one correspondence in counting objects and matching groups of objects.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Number Concepts & Quantities: The understanding that numbers represent quantities and have ordinal properties (number words represent a rank order, particular size, or position in a list).

Uses one-to-one counting and subitizing (identifying the number of objects without counting) to determine quantity.

Math

Number Sense, Properties and Operations

1 - Quantities can be represented and counted

b - Match a quantity with a numeral

Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

c - Connects numerals with their quantities

6 - Identifies numerals to 10 by name and connects each to counted objects

Mathematics and Science

BB - Counting

2 - Child counts objects, naming one number for each object.

Mathematics

2 - Numbers and Operations

Children show interest and curiosity in counting and grouping objects and numbers.

c - Begin to associate a number of objects with names and symbols for numbers.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Number Concepts & Quantities: The understanding that numbers represent quantities and have ordinal properties (number words represent a rank order, particular size, or position in a list).

Associates quantities and the names of numbers with written numerals.

Math

Shape, Dimension and Geometric Relationships

1 - Shapes can be observed in the world and described in relation to one another

a - Match, sort, group and name basic shapes found in the natural environment

Mathematics

21 - Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

b - Understands shapes

6 - Describes basic two- and three dimensional shapes by using own words; recognizes basic shapes when they are presented in a new orientation

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

2 - Child sorts a collection into smaller groups of similar objects.

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating shapes and an awareness of position in space.

a - Describe and name common shapes found in the natural environment.

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating shapes and an awareness of position in space.

c - Group objects according to their shape and size.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Geometry & Spatial Sense: The understanding of shapes, their properties, and how objects are related to one another.

Recognizes and names common shapes, their parts, and attributes.

Math

Shape, Dimension and Geometric Relationships

1 - Shapes can be observed in the world and described in relation to one another

b - Sort similar groups of objects into simple categories based on attributes

Cognitive

13 - Uses classification skills

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6 - Groups objects by one characteristic; then regroups them using a different characteristic and indicates the reason

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

3 - In sorting, child groups objects that are the same in some way but different in others.

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Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Patterns: The recognition of patterns, sequencing, and critical thinking skills necessary to predict and classify objects in a pattern.

Sorts, classifies, and serializes (puts in a pattern) objects using attributes, such as color, shape, or size.

Math

Shape, Dimension and Geometric Relationships

1 - Shapes can be observed in the world and described in relation to one another

c - Sort similar groups of objects into simple categories based on attributes

Mathematics

22 - Compares and measures

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4 - Compares and orders a small set of objects as appropriate according to size, length, weight, area, or volume; knows usual sequence of basic daily events and a few ordinal numbers

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

4 - Child uses two or more words to describe something.

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Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Math

Shape, Dimension and Geometric Relationships

1 - Shapes can be observed in the world and described in relation to one another

d - Follow directions to arrange, order, or position objects

Mathematics

21 - Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

a - Understands spatial relationships

6 - Uses and responds appropriately to positional words indicating location, direction, and distance

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

1 - Child moves or places an object as requested.

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating shapes and an awareness of position in space.

b - Use language to understand the arrangement, order and position of objects that are on top of, next to, on the bottom, underneath, beside and in front of other objects.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Geometry & Spatial Sense: The understanding of shapes, their properties, and how objects are related to one another.

Understands directionality, order, and position of objects, such as up, down, in front, behind.

Math

Shape, Dimension and Geometric Relationships

2 - Measurement is used to compare objects

a - Describe the order of common events

Mathematics

22 - Compares and measures

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4 - Compares and orders a small set of objects as appropriate according to size, length, weight, area, or volume; knows usual sequence of basic daily events and a few ordinal numbers

No Match

Mathematics

4 - Patterns and Measurement

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating patterns, comparing and measuring time and quantity.

b - Begin to understand that some events take place in the past, present or future.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Patterns: The recognition of patterns, sequencing, and critical thinking skills necessary to predict and classify objects in a pattern.

Sorts, classifies, and serializes (puts in a pattern) objects using attributes, such as color, shape, or size.

Math

Shape, Dimension and Geometric Relationships

2 - Measurement is used to compare objects

b - Group objects according to their size using standard and non-standard forms (height, weight, length, or color brightness) of measurement

Mathematics

22 - Compares and measures

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6 - Uses multiples of the same unit to measure; uses numbers to compare; knows the purpose of standard measuring tools

Mathematics and Science

Z - Identifying patterns

3 - Child arranges three or more objects in a graduated series.

Mathematics

4 - Patterns and Measurement

Children show an interest in recognizing and creating patterns, comparing and measuring time and quantity.

c - Begin to order, compare or describe objects according to size, length, height and weight using standard or non-standard forms of measurement.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Measurement & Comparison: The understanding of attributes and relative properties of objects as related to size, capacity, and area.

Uses nonstandard and standard techniques and tools to measure and compare.

Math

Shape, Dimension and Geometric Relationships

2 - Measurement is used to compare objects

c - Sort coins by physical attributes such as color or size (PFL)

Cognitive

13 - Uses classification skills

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6 - Groups objects by one characteristic; then regroups them using a different characteristic and indicates the reason

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

2 - Child sorts a collection into smaller groups of similar objects.

Mathematics

1 - Play

Children engage in play to develop their mathematical thinking and problem solving.

a - Begin to make groups and match objects.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Patterns: The recognition of patterns, sequencing, and critical thinking skills necessary to predict and classify objects in a pattern.

Sorts, classifies, and serializes (puts in a pattern) objects using attributes, such as color, shape, or size.

World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

1 - Communicate about very familiar topics (written or oral) using isolated words and high-frequency phrases (interpersonal mode)

a - Copy and exchange simple messages

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World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

1 - Communicate about very familiar topics (written or oral) using isolated words and high-frequency phrases (interpersonal mode)

b - Imitate modeled words and phrases using intonation and pronunciation

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World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

1 - Communicate about very familiar topics (written or oral) using isolated words and high-frequency phrases (interpersonal mode)

c - Form simple sentences on very familiar topics using learned vocabulary and high frequency phrases

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World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

1 - Communicate about very familiar topics (written or oral) using isolated words and high-frequency phrases (interpersonal mode)

d - Use words and phrases without awareness of grammatical structures

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World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

1 - Communicate about very familiar topics (written or oral) using isolated words and high-frequency phrases (interpersonal mode)

e - Answer simple questions about very familiar topics

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World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

2 - Comprehend isolated words and high frequency phrases (written and oral) on very familiar topics (interpretive mode)

a - Understand short, simple conversations and narratives using objects, visuals and gestures

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World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

2 - Comprehend isolated words and high frequency phrases (written and oral) on very familiar topics (interpretive mode)

b - Respond to questions seeking clarification (for example, do you understand? What is this?)

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World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

2 - Comprehend isolated words and high frequency phrases (written and oral) on very familiar topics (interpretive mode)

c - Follow simple commands

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World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

2 - Comprehend isolated words and high frequency phrases (written and oral) on very familiar topics (interpretive mode)

d - Recognize the symbols of the target language writing system

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World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

3 - Present on very familiar topics (written and oral) using isolated words and high-frequency phrases (presentational mode)

a - Reproduce high-frequency words and phrases

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World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

3 - Present on very familiar topics (written and oral) using isolated words and high-frequency phrases (presentational mode)

b - Use words derived from cognates, prefixes and thematic vocabulary

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World Languages

Communication in Languages other than English

3 - Present on very familiar topics (written and oral) using isolated words and high-frequency phrases (presentational mode)

c - Recite single-word or high-frequency responses to visual cues

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World Languages

Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures

1 - Identify common practices within the target cultures studied

a - Acknowledge and imitate basic greetings and gestures

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World Languages

Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures

1 - Identify common practices within the target cultures studied

b - Identify some common social practices at home and school

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World Languages

Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures

1 - Identify common practices within the target cultures studied

c - Identify a few major traditions and celebrations

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World Languages

Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures

2 - Identify common products of the target cultures studied

a - Use language resources, including authentic materials, to identify daily products that are unique to the target culture and common to other cultures (such as food, clothes and transportation)

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World Languages

Knowledge and Understanding of Other Cultures

2 - Identify common products of the target cultures studied

b - Use language resources, including authentic materials, to identify common expressive products that are unique to the target culture and common to toehr cultures (songs, artwork, crafts, etc.)

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Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

a - Begin to understand and develop a vocabulary to share opinions about artistic creations and experiences

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World Languages

Connections with Other Disciplines and Information Acquisition

1 - Identify information that can be gathered from target language resources connected to other content areas

a - Identify resources connect to other content areas in the target langauge (i.e. math systems, maps, weather patterns and forecasts)

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World Languages

Connections with Other Disciplines and Information Acquisition

1 - Identify information that can be gathered from target language resources connected to other content areas

b - Identify concepts, information and vocabulary in target language resources which incorporate knowledge in other content areas

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World Languages

Connections with Other Disciplines and Information Acquisition

2 - Use authentic resources to locate basic information

a - Extract ideas and key words from authentic resources

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World Languages

Connections with Other Disciplines and Information Acquisition

2 - Use authentic resources to locate basic information

b - Use knowledge obtained from authentic resources to apply to new topics

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World Languages

Comparisons to Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture

1 - Identify similarities and differences of the most basic vocabulary through comparisons of the student's own language and the language studied

a - Recognize basic vocabulary in both the native langauge and their own langauge to make comparisons

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World Languages

Comparisons to Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture

1 - Identify similarities and differences of the most basic vocabulary through comparisons of the student's own language and the language studied

b - Recognize some simple structures in the target langauge that differ from tehri own language

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World Languages

Comparisons to Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture

1 - Identify similarities and differences of the most basic vocabulary through comparisons of the student's own language and the language studied

c - Recognize different pronunciation and intonation of individual words and basic phrases

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World Languages

Comparisons to Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture

1 - Identify similarities and differences of the most basic vocabulary through comparisons of the student's own language and the language studied

d - Recognize features of their native and target language such as prefixes, suffixes, word roots, idioms, and sentence structure

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World Languages

Comparisons to Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture

2 - Identify and recognize the nature of culture through comparisons of the target culture(s) and the student's own culture

a - Identify the relationship between cultural perspectives and expressive products (music, visual arts, age level forms of literature) of the target culture(s) and their own

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Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

Children express interest in and begin to build a knowledge base in the arts.

d - Begin to notice differences in the arts from a variety of cultures.

No Match

World Languages

Comparisons to Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture

2 - Identify and recognize the nature of culture through comparisons of the target culture(s) and the student's own culture

b - Recognize an understanding of the form, meaning, and importance of certain practices in the target culture(s) and their own

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World Languages

Comparisons to Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture

2 - Identify and recognize the nature of culture through comparisons of the target culture(s) and the student's own culture

c - Identify and compare tabgible products (toys, sports equipment, food) and intangible products (concept of time, daily routine, peer relationships, holidays, traditions) of the target culture(s) to those of their own

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Social and Emotional Development

5 - Sense of Community

Children increasingly demonstrate a sense of belonging to the program, family and community.

c - Participate in the care of the learning environment. Demonstrate progress toward an understanding and valuing of similarities and differences among people.

No Match

World Languages

Comparisons to Develop Insight into the Nature of Language and Culture

2 - Identify and recognize the nature of culture through comparisons of the target culture(s) and the student's own culture

d - Recognize the contributions of the target cultures to the student's culture and vice versa

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communicate for Social and Instructional purposes within the school setting

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English Language Acquisition

37 - Demonstrates progress in listening to and understanding English

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English Language Acquisition

38 - Demonstrates progress in speaking English

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Language Arts

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English Language Acquisition

37 - Demonstrates progress in listening to and understanding English

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English Language Acquisition

38 - Demonstrates progress in speaking English

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communicate information, ideas and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Mathematics

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English Language Acquisition

37 - Demonstrates progress in listening to and understanding English

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English Language Acquisition

38 - Demonstrates progress in speaking English

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communciate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Science

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English Language Acquisition

37 - Demonstrates progress in listening to and understanding English

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English Language Acquisition

38 - Demonstrates progress in speaking English

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communciate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Social Studies

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English Language Acquisition

37 - Demonstrates progress in listening to and understanding English

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English Language Acquisition

38 - Demonstrates progress in speaking English

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