Preschool Standards & Assessments

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Initiative

A - Making Choices and Plans

0 - Child indicates interest by looking at objects or activities.

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Initiative

A - Making Choices and Plans

1 - Child indicates a choice by pointing or some other action.

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Initiative

A - Making Choices and Plans

2 - Child expresses a choice in one or two words.

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Initiative

A - Making Choices and Plans

3 - Child expresses a choice with a short sentence.

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Initiative

A - Making Choices and Plans

4 - Child makes a plan with one or two details.

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Initiative

A - Making Choices and Plans

5 - Child makes a plan with three or more details.

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Initiative

B - Solving Problems with Materials

0 - Child abandons activity when encountering problems with materials.

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Initiative

B - Solving Problems with Materials

1 - Child expresses frustration when encountering a problem with materials.

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Initiative

B - Solving Problems with Materials

2 - Child identifies a problem with materials and asks for help.

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Initiative

B - Solving Problems with Materials

3 - Child tries one way to solve a problem with materials.

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Initiative

B - Solving Problems with Materials

4 - Child tries two ways to solve a problem with materials.

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Initiative

B - Solving Problems with Materials

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

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

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.

Initiative

C - Initiating Play

0 - Child watches or imitates the play of others.

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Initiative

C - Initiating Play

1 - Child engages in exploratory play.

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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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.

Initiative

C - Initiating Play

2 - Child makes something with materials.

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Initiative

C - Initiating Play

3 - Child engages in pretend play.

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Initiative

C - Initiating Play

4 - During play with other children, child adds an idea that modifies the play.

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Initiative

C - Initiating Play

5 - Child joins with other children in playing a game with rules

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Initiative

D - Taking care of personal needs

0 - Child feeds self.

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Initiative

D - Taking care of personal needs

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

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

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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.

Initiative

D - Taking care of personal needs

2 - Child accomplishes some parts of a self-care activity.

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Initiative

D - Taking care of personal needs

3 - Child accomplishes all parts of a self-care activity.

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Initiative

D - Taking care of personal needs

4 - Child identifies the need for a tool and uses it independently to accomplish a personal goal.

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Initiative

D - Taking care of personal needs

5 - Child helps another child in a self-care activity or program routine.

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Social Relations

E - Relating to adults

0 - Child responds to a familiar adult.

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Social Relations

E - Relating to adults

1 - Child participates in a conversation initiated by a familiar adult.

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Social Relations

E - Relating to adults

2 - Child participates in a conversation initiated by an unfamiliar adult.

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Social Relations

E - Relating to adults

3 - Child initiates an interaction with an adult.

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Social Relations

E - Relating to adults

4 - Child sustains an interaction with an adult.

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Social Relations

E - Relating to adults

5 - Child involves an adult in an activity and sustains the involvement.

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Social Relations

F - Relating to other children

0 - Child imitates another child’s actions or words.

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Social Relations

F - Relating to other children

1 - Child responds when another child initiates an interaction.

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Social Relations

F - Relating to other children

2 - Child initiates an interaction with another child.

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Social Relations

F - Relating to other children

3 - Child sustains an interaction with another child.

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Social Relations

F - Relating to other children

4 - Child invites another child to play.

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Social Relations

F - Relating to other children

5 - Child shows loyalty to another child.

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 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 Relations

G - Resolving interpersonal conflict

0 - In conflict with another child, child cries, reacts passively, or walks away.

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Social Relations

G - Resolving interpersonal conflict

1 - In a conflict with another child, child responds with yelling or physical action.

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Social Relations

G - Resolving interpersonal conflict

2 - Child requests adult help in resolving a conflict with another child.

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Social Relations

G - Resolving interpersonal conflict

3 - Child identifies the problem in a conflict with another child.

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Social Relations

G - Resolving interpersonal conflict

4 - With adult help, child offers a solution to a conflict.

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Social Relations

G - Resolving interpersonal conflict

5 - Child negotiates the resolution of a conflict with another child.

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Social Relations

H - Understanding and expressing feelings

0 - Child shows little or no emotion or turns away from a person expressing emotion.

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Social Relations

H - Understanding and expressing feelings

1 - Child expresses an emotion.

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Social Relations

H - Understanding and expressing feelings

2 - Child comforts another child.

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Social Relations

H - Understanding and expressing feelings

3 - Child talks about an emotion.

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Social Relations

H - Understanding and expressing feelings

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

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 & Emotional Development

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

Recognizes and labels others’ emotions.

Social Relations

H - Understanding and expressing feelings

5 - Child identifies an emotion and gives a reason for it.

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Creative Representation

I - Making and building models

0 - Child engages in physical experiences, indoors and outdoors, with objects, furniture, structures, or equipment.

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Creative Representation

I - Making and building models

1 - Child uses clay, dough, paper, blocks, sand, wire, pipe cleaners, or scrap materials.

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Creative Representation

I - Making and building models

2 - Child notices and says that a material looks like something else.

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Creative Representation

I - Making and building models

3 - Child uses sounds, actions, or words to show what a material stands for.

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Creative Representation

I - Making and building models

4 - Child makes a model with three or more basic parts.

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Creative Representation

I - Making and building models

5 - Child makes a model with details on one or more of the basic parts.

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Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

0 - Child watches others paint or draw or looks at paintings or drawings.

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Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

1 - Child uses a marker, crayon, pencil, chalk, paint, or finger paint.

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Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

2 - When drawing or painting, child notices an unintended result and says what it looks like.

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Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

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

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

1 - Pictures express ideas

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

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

1 - Pictures express ideas

b - Orally describe or tell about a picture

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Arts

33 - Explores the visual arts

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The Arts

33 - Explores the visual arts

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Approaches to Learning

6 - Application

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

a - Communicate about events and experiences.

Approaches to Learning

6 - Application

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

a - Communicate about events and experiences.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

4 - Child draws or paints a picture that includes four or more basic parts.

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Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

5 - Child draws or paints a picture with details on one or more of the basic parts.

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Creative Representation

K - Pretending

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

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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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.

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Creative Representation

K - Pretending

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

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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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.

Creative Representation

K - Pretending

2 - Child uses one or more objects to stand for another object.

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Creative Representation

K - Pretending

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

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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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.

Creative Representation

K - Pretending

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

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

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.

Creative Representation

K - Pretending

5 - Child steps out of a role-play situation to clarify it or give directions, then returns to the play.

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Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

0 - Child turns head.

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Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

1 - Child pounds with, shakes, twists, or swings an arm or a leg.

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Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

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

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

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

Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

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6 - Moves purposefully from place to place with control

Social Studies

29 - Demonstrates knowledge about self

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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.

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.

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.

Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

3 - Child walks up or down stairs, alternating feet.

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Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

4 - Child names a movement and does it.

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Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

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

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

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.

Movement and Music

M - Moving with objects

0 - Child moves or uses play equipment.

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Movement and Music

M - Moving with objects

1 - Child throws or kicks an object.

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Movement and Music

M - Moving with objects

2 - Child catches an object.

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Movement and Music

M - Moving with objects

3 - Child coordinates both hands to manipulate one or more objects.

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Movement and Music

M - Moving with objects

4 - Child dribbles a ball.

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Movement and Music

M - Moving with objects

5 - Child strikes a moving object with a bat or paddle.

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Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

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

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

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

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The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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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

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.

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.

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.

Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

1 - Child engages in a steady movement.

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

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6 - Extends and creates simple repeating patterns

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.

Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

2 - Child joins others in a steady movement.

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Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

3 - Child maintains a steady beat to music for 4–8 beats.

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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.

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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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.

Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

5 - Child chants or sings while maintaining movement to a steady beat.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

0 - Child turns toward or stops to listen to instrumental music.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

1 - Child moves to 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

Dance

Movement, Technique, and Peformace

1 - Demonstrate simple phrases of movement in time and space

c - Explore how to move using qualities of movement

Music

Creation of Music

1 - Improvise movement and sound responses to music

b - Use improvised movement to demonstrate musical awareness

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

2 - Express feeling responses to music

a - Create movements in response to music

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

2 - Child imitates others as they move to music.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

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

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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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.

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

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

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

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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The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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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

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.

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.

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

5 - Child creates (or copies) and repeats a pattern of four or more movements to music.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Movement and Music

P - Singing

0 - Child shows interest in singing.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Movement and Music

P - Singing

1 - Child makes vocal sounds that vary in pitch.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Movement and Music

P - Singing

2 - Child hums or sings while engaged in another activity.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Movement and Music

P - Singing

3 - Child sings part of a simple song with others.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Movement and Music

P - Singing

4 - Child sings a three-pitch song.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Movement and Music

P - Singing

5 - Child sings a song with five or more pitches

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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No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

Q - Listening to and understanding speech

0 - Child looks at or looks around for a person or object whose name is spoken.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

Q - Listening to and understanding speech

1 - Child responds with actions or words to a suggestion, request, or question.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

Q - Listening to and understanding speech

2 - When listening to a story, rhyme, or narrative, child anticipates and fills in a word or phrase.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

Q - Listening to and understanding speech

3 - When listening to a story, rhyme, or narrative, child comments on or asks a question about it.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

Q - Listening to and understanding speech

4 - Child contributes to an ongoing conversation.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

Q - Listening to and understanding speech

5 - Child sustains a dialogue by taking three or more conversational turns.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

0 - Child spontaneously acts on a recently heard word or includes it in own speech.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

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

Science

Physical Science

1 - Objects have properties and characteristics

a - Use senses to gather information about objects

Social Studies

Geography

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

c - Describe surroundings

Science and Technology

24 - Uses scientific inquiry skills

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Social Studies

32 - Demonstrates simple geographic knowledge

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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.

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.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses language to express ideas and needs.

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.

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.

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

2 - Child talks about absent people or objects.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

3 - Child uses vocabulary related to a particular subject.

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 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.

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

4 - Child uses two or more words to describe something.

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

No Match

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

5 - Child asks about the meaning of a word.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

S - Using complex patterns of speech

0 - Child communicates nonverbally.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

S - Using complex patterns of speech

1 - Child uses words and phrases.

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 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.

Language and Literacy

S - Using complex patterns of speech

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

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 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.

Language and Literacy

S - Using complex patterns of speech

3 - Child uses two or more simple sentences in a row.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

S - Using complex patterns of speech

4 - Child uses a compound subject or object in a sentence.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

S - Using complex patterns of speech

5 - Child uses a clause that starts with “when,” “if,” “because,” or “since” in a sentence.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

0 - Child stills or turns upon hearing a sound.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

1 - During play, child makes the sound of an animal or vehicle, or some other environmental sound.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

b - Notices and discriminates alliteration

4 - Shows awareness that some words begin the same way

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

3 - Child rhymes one word with another or makes up a phrase or sentence that includes a rhyme.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

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

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

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.

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

5 - Child creates a pair or series of words that start with the same sound.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

U - Demonstrating knowledge about books

0 - Child selects and opens a book.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

U - Demonstrating knowledge about books

1 - Child shows interest when a book is read aloud.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

U - Demonstrating knowledge about books

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

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

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.

Language and Literacy

U - Demonstrating knowledge about books

3 - Child asks another person to read a book to him or her.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Language and Literacy

V - Using letter names and sounds

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

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

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.

Language and Literacy

V - Using letter names and sounds

1 - Child says or sings some letters.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

V - Using letter names and sounds

2 - Child names three or more alphabet letters he or she is holding, looking at, typing, or making.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

V - Using letter names and sounds

3 - Child makes the sound of a letter in a word he or she is looking at, writing, or typing.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

V - Using letter names and sounds

4 - Child names 10 or more letters over time.

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

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.

Language and Literacy

V - Using letter names and sounds

5 - Child says a word and identifies the beginning letter or letter sound.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

0 - Child points to, gazes at, or names a person, animal, object, or action pictured in a book.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

1 - Child uses the same word to name more than one object.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

2 - Child says what a picture or symbol represents.

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

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.

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

3 - Child calls attention to print.

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

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.

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

4 - Child recognizes a written word.

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

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.

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

5 - Child reads aloud a simple phrase or sentence.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

X - Writing

0 - Child makes discrete marks on a writing surface.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

X - Writing

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

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

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.

Language and Literacy

X - Writing

2 - Child uses clay, wire, or sticks to make a recognizable letter.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

X - Writing

3 - Child writes two or more recognizable letters.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

X - Writing

4 - Child writes a string of letters and reads them or asks to have them read.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Language and Literacy

X - Writing

5 - Child writes a phrase or sentence of two or more words.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

0 - Child gathers two, three, or four objects.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

1 - Child creates a collection of five or more objects.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

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

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

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

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

 - 

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

Cognitive

13 - Uses classification skills

 - 

6 - Groups objects by one characteristic; then regroups them using a different characteristic and indicates the reason

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

1 - Play

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

a - Begin to make groups and match 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

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.

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.

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.

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

3 - In sorting, child groups objects that are the same in some way but different in others.

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

 - 

6 - Groups objects by one characteristic; then regroups them using a different characteristic and indicates the reason

No Match

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.

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

4 - In sorting, child groups objects that are the same in some way and identifies the similarity.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

5 - Child identifies two or more similarities between objects or groups.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

Z - Identifying patterns

0 - Child creates a collection of 5 or more objects.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

Z - Identifying patterns

1 - Child lines up three or more objects one after the other.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

Z - Identifying patterns

2 - Child arranges four or more objects in a repeating series.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

Z - Identifying patterns

3 - Child arranges three or more objects in a graduated series.

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

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.

Mathematics and Science

Z - Identifying patterns

4 - Child finds or points out a repeating or graduated series.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

Z - Identifying patterns

5 - Child adds additional objects to extend a repeating or graduated series.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

AA - Comparing properties

0 - Child makes a choice between two similar objects that differ along a dimension.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

AA - Comparing properties

1 - Child makes or responds to a statement that includes a comparison word.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

AA - Comparing properties

2 - Child describes contrasting objects using a word and its opposite.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

AA - Comparing properties

3 - Child makes an object or structure smaller or bigger and comments on the change.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

AA - Comparing properties

4 - Child uses a comparison word to describe the difference between two objects.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

AA - Comparing properties

5 - Child uses a conventional or an unconventional measuring tool and states the result.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

BB - Counting

0 - Child distributes objects in a one-to-one manner.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

BB - Counting

1 - Child uses a number word.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

BB - Counting

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

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

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.

Mathematics and Science

BB - Counting

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

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

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.

Mathematics and Science

BB - Counting

4 - Child counts 11 or more objects and uses the last number to say how many.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

BB - Counting

5 - Child counts two groups of objects and says which one has more.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

0 - Child locates people or materials in the classroom.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

1 - Child moves or places an object as requested.

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.

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

Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

 - 

8 - Sustains balance during complex movement experiences

Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

 - 

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

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

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

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.

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.

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

2 - Child uses a position word.

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.)

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

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

 - 

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

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.

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.

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.

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

3 - Child uses a direction word.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

4 - Child uses a distance word.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

5 - Reading a map, child uses a position, direction, or distance word.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

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

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

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.

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

1 - Child anticipates the next event in a sequence.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

2 - Child describes a sequence of events.

Science

Physical Science

1 - Objects have properties and characteristics

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

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

History

1 - Recognize change and sequence over time

c - Sequence a simple set of activities or events

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

22 - Compares and measures

 - 

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

Social Studies

31 - Explores change related to familiar people or places

 - 

 - 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

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

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

 - 

 - 

Social Studies

31 - Explores change related to familiar people or places

 - 

 - 

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.

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

4 - Child compares the rates or durations of two events.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

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

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

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.

Mathematics and Science

EE - Identifying materials and properties

0 - Child uses an object or material intended for a particular task or idea.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

EE - Identifying materials and properties

1 - Child identifies a property of an object.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

EE - Identifying materials and properties

2 - Child identifies the material an object is made of.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

EE - Identifying materials and properties

3 - Child identifies a part of an object and the whole it belongs to.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

EE - Identifying materials and properties

4 - Child selects a material based on its properties.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

EE - Identifying materials and properties

5 - Child numbers the parts or features of an object.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

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

Science

Physical Science

1 - Objects have properties and characteristics

a - Use senses to gather information about objects

Science

Life Science

1 - Living things have characteristics and basic needs

a - Use senses to gather information about living things

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

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

24 - Uses scientific inquiry skills

 - 

 - 

Science and Technology

25 - Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things

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 - 

Science and Technology

25 - Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things

 - 

 - 

Science and Technology

27 - Demonstrates knowledge of Earth’s environment

 - 

 - 

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

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

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

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

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 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 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 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.

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

1 - Child names a natural object or material.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

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

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

 - 

 - 

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.

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

3 - Child characterizes something as living or not living.

No Match No Match No Match No Match

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

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

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

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

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

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

23 - Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

 - 

6 - Extends and creates simple repeating patterns

Science and Technology

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

 - 

 - 

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

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

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

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

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

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.

Recognizes cause and 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.

Uses past knowledge to build new knowledge.

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 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 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.

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

5 - Child identifies where a natural object or material comes from.

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