Preschool Standards & Assessments

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

a - Manages feelings

2 - Uses adult support to calm self

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

a - Manages feelings

4 - Comforts self by seeking out special object or person

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

a - Manages feelings

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

Social Studies

Civics

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

c - Exert self-control

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Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

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

Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

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

Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

c - Effectively manage transitions between activities.

Social & Emotional Development

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

Handles impulses and behavior with minimal direction from adults.

Social & Emotional Development

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

Follows simple rules, routines, and directions.

Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

a - Manages feelings

8 - Controls strong emotions in an appropriate manner most of the time

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

b - Follows limits and expectations

2 - Responds to changes in adult's tone of voice and expression

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

b - Follows limits and expectations

4 - Accepts redirection from adults

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

b - Follows limits and expectations

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

Health and Physical Education

Prevention and Risk Management

1 - Apply safe practices, rules, and procedures

a - Demonstrate safety awareness when purposefully using materials

Social Studies

Civics

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

a - Explain that groups have rules

Social Studies

Civics

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

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

Visual Arts

Invent and Discover to Create

1 - Create works of art based on personal relevance

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

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Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

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

Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

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

Social and Emotional Development

3 - Self-control

Children increase their capacity for self-control.

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

Creativity

3 - Tools

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

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

Creativity

3 - Tools

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

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

Physical Health and Development

4 - Healthy Habits

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

a - Demonstrate safety awareness when purposefully using materials.

Physical Development & Health

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

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

Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

b - Follows limits and expectations

8 - Applies rules in new but similar situations

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c - Takes care of own needs appropriately

2 - Indicates needs and wants; participates as adult attends to needs

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c - Takes care of own needs appropriately

4 - Seeks to do things for self

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c - Takes care of own needs appropriately

6 - Demonstrates confidence in meeting own needs

Health and Physical Education

Physical and Personal Wellness

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

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

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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.

c - Begin to use health and safety practicies.

Physical Development & Health

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

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

Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c - Takes care of own needs appropriately

8 - Takes responsibility for own well-being

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c1 - Feeding

2 - Attempts basic feeding tasks

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c1 - Feeding

4 - Performs simple feeding tasks with increasing independence

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c1 - Feeding

6 - Feeds self with increasing independence and adherence to social conventions

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c1 - Feeding

8 - Follows health and safety rules while assuming responsibility for complex feeding tasks

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c2 - Toileting and personal hygiene

2 - Attempts to care for basic personal hygiene needs and diapering

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c2 - Toileting and personal hygiene

4 - Performs simple toileting and personal hygiene tasks and attempts more complex tasks

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c2 - Toileting and personal hygiene

6 - Follows simple health and safety rules while performing complex toileting and personal hygiene tasks

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c2 - Toileting and personal hygiene

8 - Follows health and safety rules while assuming responsibility for personal health needs

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c3 - Dressing

2 - Attempts basic dressing tasks

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c3 - Dressing

4 - Performs simple dressing tasks and attempts more complex dressing tasks

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c3 - Dressing

6 - Follows simple health and safety rules while performing complex dressing tasks

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Social-Emotional

1 - Regulates own emotions and behaviors

c3 - Dressing

8 - Follows health and safety rules while assuming responsibility for dressing tasks

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Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

a - Forms relationships with adults

2 - Demonstrates a secure attachment to one or more adults

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Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

a - Forms relationships with adults

4 - Uses trusted adults as a secure base from which to explore the world

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Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

a - Forms relationships with adults

6 - Manages separations without distress and engages with trusted adults

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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 Studies

Civics

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

d -  Interact positively with others

Social Relations

F - Relating to other children

5 - Child shows loyalty to another child.

Social and Emotional Development

4 - Interactions with Others

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

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

Social & Emotional Development

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

Cooperates with others.

Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

b - Responds to emotional cues

2 - Responds to others' emotional expressions

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Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

b - Responds to emotional cues

4 - Demonstrates concern about the feelings of others

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Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

b - Responds to emotional cues

6 - Identifies basic emotional reactions of others and their causes accurately

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Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

b - Responds to emotional cues

8 - Recognizes that others' feelings about a situation might be different from his or her own

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Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

c - Interacts with peers

2 - Plays near other children; uses similar materials or actions

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Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

c - Interacts with peers

4 - Uses successful strategies for entering groups

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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 Studies

Civics

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

d -  Interact positively with others

Social Relations

F - Relating to other children

5 - Child shows loyalty to another child.

Social and Emotional Development

4 - Interactions with Others

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

b - Develop friendships with peers.

Social & Emotional Development

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

Develops friendships with peers.

Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

c - Interacts with peers

8 - Interacts cooperatively in groups of four or five children

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Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

d - Makes friends

2 - Seeks a preferred playmate; shows pleasure when seeing

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Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

d - Makes friends

4 - Plays with one or two preferred playmates

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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 Studies

Civics

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

d -  Interact positively with others

Social Relations

F - Relating to other children

5 - Child shows loyalty to another child.

Social and Emotional Development

4 - Interactions with Others

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

c - Demonstrate empathy and caring for others.

Social & Emotional Development

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

Establishes secure relationships with adults.

Social-Emotional

2 - Establishes and sustains positive relationships

d - Makes friends

8 - Maintains friendships for several months or more

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Social-Emotional

3 - Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

a - Balances needs and rights of self and others

2 - Responds appropriately to other's expressions of wants

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Social-Emotional

3 - Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

a - Balances needs and rights of self and others

4 - Takes turns

Social Studies

Civics

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

b -  Recognize interpersonal boundaries

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Social and Emotional Development

5 - Sense of Community

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

a - Begin to respect the rights of others.

Social & Emotional Development

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

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

Social-Emotional

3 - Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

a - Balances needs and rights of self and others

6 - Initiates the sharing of materials in the classroom and outdoors

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Social-Emotional

3 - Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

a - Balances needs and rights of self and others

8 - Cooperates and shares ideas and materials in socially acceptable ways

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Social-Emotional

3 - Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

b - Solves social problems

2 - Expresses feelings during a conflict

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Social-Emotional

3 - Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

b - Solves social problems

4 - Seeks adult help to resolve social problems

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Social-Emotional

3 - Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

b - Solves social problems

6 - Suggests solutions to social problems

Social Studies

Civics

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

d -  Interact positively with others

Social Relations

F - Relating to other children

5 - Child shows loyalty to another child.

Social and Emotional Development

4 - Interactions with Others

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

d - Develop ability to take turns in activities.

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-Emotional

3 - Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

b - Solves social problems

8 - Resolves social problems through negotiation and compromise

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

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2 - Moves to explore immediate environment

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

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4 - Experiments with different ways of moving

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

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6 - Moves purposefully from place to place with control

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

Health and Physical Education

Movement Competence and Understanding in Physical Education

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

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

Health and Physical Education

Movement Competence and Understanding in Physical Education

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

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

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

Prevention and Risk Management

1 - Apply safe practices, rules, and procedures

b - Participate in activity without colliding into other students

Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

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

Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

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

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

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 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 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 Health and Development

2 - Gross Motor

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

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

Physical Development & Health

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

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8 - Coordinates complex movements in play and games

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

a - Walks

2 - Rolls from front (stomach) to back and back to front (stomach)

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

a - Walks

4 - Crawls and/or begins to cruise

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

a - Walks

6 - Walks steadily without support

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

a - Walks

8 - Walks up and down stairs, alternating feet

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

b - Runs

2 - Uses a hurried walk

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

b - Runs

4 - Runs, but may fall sometimes

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

b - Runs

6 - Runs smoothly

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

b - Runs

8 - Runs smoothly and quickly, avoids obstacles, cahnges directions, stops and starts easily

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

c - Gallops and skips

2 - Gallops, but not smoothly

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

c - Gallops and skips

4 - Gallops smoothly, always leading with the same foot

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

c - Gallops and skips

6 - Uses a one-footed skip (not alternating feet)

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Physical

4 - Demonstrates traveling skills

c - Gallops and skips

8 - Skips smoothly (alternating leading feet)

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

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2 - Balances while exploring immediate environment

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

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4 - Experiments with different ways of balancing

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

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6 - Sustains balance during simple movement experiences

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

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8 - Sustains balance during complex movement experiences

Health and Physical Education

Movement Competence and Understanding in Physical Education

2 - Demonstrate balance

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

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.

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

1 - Child moves or places an object as requested.

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

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

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

Physical Health and Development

1 - Play

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

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

Physical Health and Development

2 - Gross Motor

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

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

Physical Development & Health

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

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

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.

Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

a - Sits and stands

2 - Sits unsupported; pulls to a standing position

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

a - Sits and stands

4 - Reaches for a toy without falling over while sitting; stands unsupported

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

a - Sits and stands

6 - Stands on one foot briefly while holding on

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

a - Sits and stands

8 - Stands on one foor for 5-10 seconds without support

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

b - Walks on beam

2 - Walks on a line on the ground or a balance beam lying flat on the floor

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

b - Walks on beam

4 - Walks on a low wide beam, watching feet; leads with same foot

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

b - Walks on beam

6 - Walks on low wide beam, alternating feet

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

b - Walks on beam

8 - Walks forward easily on a 2- to 3- inch-wide beam

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

c - Jumps and hops

2 - Jumps off floor with both feet

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

c - Jumps and hops

4 - Jumps over small objects; hops up to 3 times on one foot

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

c - Jumps and hops

6 - Jumps forward landing on both feet; hops 4-6 times on same foot; attempts tp jump rope

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Physical

5 - Demonstrates balancing skills

c - Jumps and hops

8 - Hops 7-10 times on same foot; jumps rope

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

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2 - Reaches, grasps, and releases objects

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

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4 - Manipulates balls or similar objects with stiff body movements

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

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6 - Manipulates balls or similar objects with flexible body movements

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

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

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.

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

1 - Child moves or places an object as requested.

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.

Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

a - Throws

2 - Reaches, grasps, and releases balls or other objects

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

a - Throws

4 - Throws ball or other object by pushing it with both hands or by flinging it

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

a - Throws

6 - Throws ball or other object overhand or underhand toward a person or large target several feet away

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

a - Throws

8 - Steps forward to throw ball or other object overhand toward a target (6 feet-10 feet away) and follows through

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

b - Catches

2 - Grasps a rolled ball or other object using two hands

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

b - Catches

4 - Catches large, bounced ball against body with straight arms

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

b - Catches

6 - Catches a large ball with two hands; traps ball against body if not successful with hands alone

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

b - Catches

8 - Catches a large ball with both hands and with bent elbows

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

c - Kicks

2 - Pushes against ball with foot

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

c - Kicks

4 - Kicks a ball with a straight leg, not bending knee, and with stuff body movement

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

c - Kicks

6 - Kicks stationary ball forward, stepping or running up to it, bending the kicking leg at the knee

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Physical

6 - Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

c - Kicks

8 - Kicks moving ball by stepping forward, swinging leg back, and using full range of motion

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Physical

7 - Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

a - Uses fingers and hands

2 - Reaches for, touches, and holds objects purposefully

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Physical

7 - Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

a - Uses fingers and hands

4 - Uses fingers and whole arm movements to manipulate and explore objects

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Physical

7 - Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

a - Uses fingers and hands

6 - Uses refined wrist and finger movements

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

2 - Letters are formed with accuracy

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

No Match

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

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

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

Physical Development & Health

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

Develops hand strength and dexterity.

Physical

7 - Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

a - Uses fingers and hands

8 - Uses small, precise finger and hand movements

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Physical

7 - Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

b - Uses writing and drawing tools

2 - Grasps drawing and writing tools, jabbing at paper

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Physical

7 - Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

b - Uses writing and drawing tools

4 - Grips drawing and writing tools with whole hand but may use whole-arm movements to make marks

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Physical

7 - Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

b - Uses writing and drawing tools

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

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

2 - Letters are formed with accuracy

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

No Match

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

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

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

Physical Development & Health

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

Manipulates writing, drawing, and art tools.

Physical

7 - Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

b - Uses writing and drawing tools

8 - Uses three-point finger grip and efficient hand placement when writing and drawing

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Language

8 - Listens to and understands increasingly

a - Comprehends language

2 - Shows an interest in the speech of others

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Language

8 - Listens to and understands increasingly

a - Comprehends language

4 - Identifies familiar people, animals, and objects when prompted

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Language

8 - Listens to and understands increasingly

a - Comprehends language

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

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

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

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

Language Development and Communication

2 - Listening and Understanding

Children develop skills in listening and in understanding language.

b -  Listen and increasingly understand conversations and questions.

Language Development

Receptive Language: The ability to comprehend or understand language.

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

Language

8 - Listens to and understands increasingly

a - Comprehends language

8 - Responds appropriately to complex statements, questions, vocabulary, and stories

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Language

8 - complex language

b - Follows directions

2 - Responds to simple verbal requests accompanied by gestures or tone of voice

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Language

8 - complex language

b - Follows directions

4 - Follows simple requests not accompanied by gestures

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Language

8 - complex language

b - Follows directions

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

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

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

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

Language Development and Communication

2 - Listening and Understanding

Children develop skills in listening and in understanding language.

c - Follow directions that involve multiple steps.

Language Development

Receptive Language: The ability to comprehend or understand language.

Comprehends increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Language

8 - complex language

b - Follows directions

8 - Follows detailed, instructional, multistep directions

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Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

a - Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

2 - Vocalizes and gestures to communicate

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Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

a - Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

4 - Names familiar people, animals, and objects

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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

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

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"

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

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

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

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

1 - Pictures express ideas

d - Dictate ideas to an adult

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

Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

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

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

3 - Child uses vocabulary related to a particular subject.

Language and Literacy

S - Using complex patterns of speech

1 - Child uses words and phrases.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 language to express ideas and needs.

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.

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

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.

Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

a - Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

8 - Incorporates new, less familiar or technical words in everyday conversations

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Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

b - Speaks clearly

2 - Babbles strings of single consonant sounds and combines sounds

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Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

b - Speaks clearly

4 - Uses some words and word-like sounds and is understood by most familiar people

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Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

b - Speaks clearly

6 - Is understood by most people; may mispronounce new, long, or unusual words

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Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

b - Speaks clearly

8 - Pronounces multisyllabic or unusual words correctly

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Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

c - Uses conventional grammar

2 - Uses one- or two-word sentences or phrases

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Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

c - Uses conventional grammar

4 - Uses three- to four-word sentences; may omit some words or use some words incorrectly

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Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

c - Uses conventional grammar

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

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)

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

1 - Relevant information is different from nonrelevant information

a - Understand the difference between a question and a statement

Language and Literacy

S - Using complex patterns of speech

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

Language Development and Communication

1 - Play

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

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

Language Development and Communication

1 - Play

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

b - Represent stories and experiences through play

Language Development and Communication

1 - Play

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

c - Think and talk about play experiences

Language Development and Communication

3 - Speaking and Communicating

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

b - Use more complex and longer sentences.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

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

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

Language Development

Receptive Language: The ability to comprehend or understand language.

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

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses different grammatical structures for a variety of purposes.

Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

c - Uses conventional grammar

8 - Uses long, complex sentences and follows most grammatical rules

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Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

d - Tells about another time or place

2 - Makes simple statements about recent events and familiar people and objects that are not present

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Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

d - Tells about another time or place

4 - Tells simple stories about objects, events, and people not present; lacks many details and conventional beginning, middle, and end

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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

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 and Literacy

S - Using complex patterns of speech

1 - Child uses words and phrases.

Language Development and Communication

3 - Speaking and Communicating

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

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

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses language to express ideas and needs.

Language

9 - Uses language to express thoughts and needs

d - Tells about another time or place

8 - Tells elaborate stories that refer to other times and places

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Language

10 - Uses appropriate conversational and other

a - Engages in conversations

2 - Engages in simple back-and-forth exchanges with others

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Language

10 - Uses appropriate conversational and other

a - Engages in conversations

4 - Initiates and attends to brief conversations

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Language

10 - Uses appropriate conversational and other

a - Engages in conversations

6 - Engages in conversations of at least three exchanges

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Language

10 - Uses appropriate conversational and other

a - Engages in conversations

8 - Engages in complex, lengthy conversations (five or more exchanges)

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Language

10 - Uses appropriate conversational and other

b - Uses social rules of language

2 - Responds to speech by looking at the speaker; watches for signs of being understood when communicating

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Language

10 - Uses appropriate conversational and other

b - Uses social rules of language

4 - Uses appropriate eye contact, pauses, and simple verbal prompts when communicating

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Language

10 - Uses appropriate conversational and other

b - Uses social rules of language

6 - Uses acceptable language and social rules while communicating with others; may need reminders

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Language

10 - Uses appropriate conversational and other

b - Uses social rules of language

8 - Uses acceptable language and social rules during communication with others

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

a - Attends and engages

2 - Pays attention to sights and sounds

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

a - Attends and engages

4 - Sustains interest in working on a task, especially when adults offer suggestions, questions, and comments

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

a - Attends and engages

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

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

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

a - Generate questions and investigate answers about topics of interest

No Match

Approaches to Learning

2 - Curiosity

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

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

Approaches To Learning

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

Asks questions and seeks new information.

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

a - Attends and engages

8 - Sustains attention to tasks or projects over time (days to weeks); can return to activities after interruptions

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

b - Persists

2 - Repeats actions to obtain similar results

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

b - Persists

4 - Practices an activity many times until successful

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

b - Persists

6 - Plans and pursues a variety of appropriately challenging tasks

Science

Life Science

1 - Living things have characteristics and basic needs

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

Visual Arts

Invent and Discover to Create

1 - Create works of art based on personal relevance

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

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Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

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

d - Ask and pursue their questions through simple investigations.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

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

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

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

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

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

Approaches To Learning

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

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

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.

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

b - Persists

8 - Plans and pursues own goal until it is reached

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

c - Solves problems

2 - Reacts to a problem; seeks to achieve a specific goal

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

c - Solves problems

4 - Observes and imitates how other people solve problems; asks for a solution and uses it

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

c - Solves problems

6 - Solves problems without having to try every possibility

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

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

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

No Match

Approaches to Learning

5 - Reasoning

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

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

Approaches to Learning

6 - Application

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

b - Use prior knowledge to understand new experiences

Approaches To Learning

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

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

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

c - Solves problems

8 - Thinks problems through, considering several possibilities and analyzing results

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

d - Shows curiosity and motivation

2 - Uses senses to explore the immediate environment

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

d - Shows curiosity and motivation

4 - Explores and investigates ways to make something happen

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

d - Shows curiosity and motivation

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

Drama

Critically Respond

1 - Respond to stories and plays

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

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

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

a - Generate questions and investigate answers about topics of interest

No Match

Approaches to Learning

2 - Curiosity

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

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

Approaches to Learning

2 - Curiosity

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

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

Approaches to Learning

2 - Curiosity

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

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

Language Development and Communication

1 - Play

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

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

Language Development and Communication

1 - Play

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

c - Think and talk about play experiences

Science

1 - Play

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

a - Ask questions based upon discoveries made while playing.

Science

1 - Play

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

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

Approaches To Learning

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

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

Approaches To Learning

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

Asks questions and seeks new information.

Approaches To Learning

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

Asks questions and seeks new information.

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

d - Shows curiosity and motivation

8 - Uses a variety of resources to find answers to questions

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

e - Shows flexibility and inventiveness in thinking

2 - Imitates others in using objects in new and/or unanticipated ways

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Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

e - Shows flexibility and inventiveness in thinking

4 - Uses creativity and imagination during play and routine tasks

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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

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

Initiative

B - Solving Problems with Materials

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

Approaches to Learning

5 - Reasoning

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

b - Seek alternative approaches to problem solving.

Approaches To Learning

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

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

Cognitive

11 - Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

e - Shows flexibility and inventiveness in thinking

8 - Thinks through possible long-term solutions and takes on more abstract challenges

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Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

a - Recognizes and recalls

2 - Recognizes familiar people, places, and objects; looks for hidden object where it was last seen

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Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

a - Recognizes and recalls

4 - Recalls familiar people, places, objects, and actions from the past (a few months before); recalls 1 or 2 items removed from view

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Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

a - Recognizes and recalls

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

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

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

d - Remember spoken information for a short period of time

Social Studies

History

1 - Recognize change and sequence over time

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

No Match

Approaches to Learning

6 - Application

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

b - Use prior knowledge to understand new experiences

Mathematics

4 - Patterns and Measurement

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

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

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

Differentiates between past, present, and future.

Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

a - Recognizes and recalls

8 - Uses a few deliberate strategies to remember information

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Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

b - Makes connections

2 - Looks for familiar persons when they are named; relates objects to events

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Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

b - Makes connections

4 - Remembers the sequence of personal routines and experiences with teacher support

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Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

b - Makes connections

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

Science

Physical Science

1 - Objects have properties and characteristics

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

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

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

1 - Relevant information is different from nonrelevant information

c - Identify information that is relevant

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

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

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

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

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

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

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

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

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

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

Logic & Reasoning

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

Uses past knowledge to build new knowledge.

Science Knowledge & Skills

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.

Cognitive

12 - Remembers and connects experiences

b - Makes connections

8 - Generates a rule, strategy, or idea from one learning experience and applies it in a new context

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Cognitive

13 - Uses classification skills

 - 

2 - Matches similar objects

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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

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

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

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

Mathematics

1 - Play

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

a - Begin to make groups and match objects.

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

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

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

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Cognitive

13 - Uses classification skills

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

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

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)

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

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

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

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

Mathematics

1 - Play

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

a - Begin to make groups and match objects.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

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

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

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.

Cognitive

13 - Uses classification skills

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8 - Groups objects by more than one characteristic at the same time; switches sorting rules when asked, and explains the reasons

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

a - Thinks symbolically

2 - Recognizes people, objects, and animals in pictures or photographs

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

a - Thinks symbolically

4 - Draws or constructs, and then identifies what it is

No Match No Match No Match No Match

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

Science

Physical Science

1 - Objects have properties and characteristics

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

Science

Life Science

1 - Living things have characteristics and basic needs

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

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

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

1 - Print conveys meaning

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

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

Social Studies

Geography

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

e - Use nonlinguistic representations to show understanding of geographic terms

Visual Arts

Invent and Discover to Create

1 - Create works of art based on personal relevance

c - Create visual narratives from familiar stories and subject matter

Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

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

Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

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

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

2 - Child describes a sequence of events.

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

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

Language Development and Communication

3 - Speaking and Communicating

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

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

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

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

e - Begin to dictate ideas, sentences and stories.

Literacy

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.

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

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

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

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

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

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

Science

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.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

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

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

Creativity

3 - Tools

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

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

Creativity

3 - Tools

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

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.

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.

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.

Logic & Reasoning

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

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

Asks and answers questions and makes comments about print materials.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Creative Arts Expression

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

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

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.

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

a - Thinks symbolically

8 - Represents objects, places, and ideas with increasingly abstract symbols

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

b - Engages in sociodramatic play

2 - Imitates actions of others during play; uses real objects as props

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

b - Engages in sociodramatic play

4 - Acts out familiar or imaginary scenarios; may use props to stand for something else

No Match No Match No Match No Match

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

Drama

Perform

1 - Use dramatic play to imitate characters

c - Initiate sustained dramatic play

Reading and Writing

Research and Reasoning

1 - Relevant information is different from nonrelevant information

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

Creative Representation

K - Pretending

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

Creativity

1 - Play

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

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

Creativity

1 - Play

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

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

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

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

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

Logic & Reasoning

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

Engages in pretend play and acts out roles.

Logic & Reasoning

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

Recognizes the difference between pretend or fantasy situations and reality.

Cognitive

14 - Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

b - Engages in sociodramatic play

8 - Plans and negotiates complex role play; joins in detailed conversation about roles and actions; play may extend over several days

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

a - Notices and discriminates rhyme

2 - Joins in rhyming songs and games

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

a - Notices and discriminates rhyme

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

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

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

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

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

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

Language Development and Communication

2 - Listening and Understanding

Children develop skills in listening and in understanding language.

a - Listen and understand stories, songs and poems.

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

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

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.

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

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

a - Notices and discriminates rhyme

6 - Decides whether two words rhyme

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

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

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

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

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

e - Recognize and generate rhymes.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

Identifies and discriminates between words in language.

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

a - Notices and discriminates rhyme

8 - Generates a group of rhyming words when given a word

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

b - Notices and discriminates alliteration

2 - Sings songs and recites rhymes and refrains with repeating initial sounds

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

b - Notices and discriminates alliteration

4 - Shows awareness that some words begin the same way

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

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

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

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

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

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

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

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

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

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

e - Recognize and generate rhymes.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

Identifies and discriminates between words in language.

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.

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

b - Notices and discriminates alliteration

6 - Matches beginning sounds of some words

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

b - Notices and discriminates alliteration

8 - Isolates and identifies the beginning sound of a word

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

c - Notices and discriminates smaller and smaller units of sound

2 - Hears and shows awareness of separate words in sentences

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

c - Notices and discriminates smaller and smaller units of sound

4 - Hears and shows awareness of separate syllables in words

Reading and Writing

Oral Expression and Listening

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

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

No Match

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

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

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

Identifies and discriminates between separate syllables in words.

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

c - Notices and discriminates smaller and smaller units of sound

6 - Verbally separates and blends onset and rime

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

15 - Demonstrates phonological awareness

c - Notices and discriminates smaller and smaller units of sound

8 - Verbally separates and blends individual phonemes in words

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

16 - Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

a - Identifies and names letters

2 - Recognizes and names a few letters in own name

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

16 - Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

a - Identifies and names letters

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

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

Language and Literacy

V - Using letter names and sounds

4 - Child names 10 or more letters over time.

Literacy

6 - Early Reading - Print Awareness and Concepts

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

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

Literacy

7 - Early Reading - Alphabet Knowledge

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

a - Know the names of some letters and words

Literacy

7 - Early Reading - Alphabet Knowledge

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

b - Identify some letters in print

Literacy

7 - Early Reading - Alphabet Knowledge

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

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Literacy

16 - Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

a - Identifies and names letters

6 - Identifies and names 11-20 upper- and 11-20 lowercase letters when presented in random order

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

16 - Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

a - Identifies and names letters

8 - Identifies and names all upper- and lowercase letters when presented in random order

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

16 - Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

b - Uses letter–sound knowledge

2 - Identifies the sounds of a few letters

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)

Language and Literacy

T - Showing awareness of sounds in words

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

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

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

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

Alphabet Knowledge: The names and sounds associated with letters.

Attends to the beginning letters and sounds in familiar words.

Literacy

16 - Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

b - Uses letter–sound knowledge

4 - Produces the correct sounds for 10-20 letters

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

16 - Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

b - Uses letter–sound knowledge

6 - Shows understanding that a sequence of letters represents a sequence of spoken sounds

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

16 - Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

b - Uses letter–sound knowledge

8 - Applies letter-sound correspondence when attempting to read and write

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

17 - Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

a - Uses and appreciates books

2 - Shows interest in books

No Match No Match No Match No Match

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

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)

Language and Literacy

U - Demonstrating knowledge about books

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

Literacy

4 - Early Reading - Book Knowledge and Appreciation

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

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

Literacy

6 - Early Reading - Print Awareness and Concepts

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

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

Literacy

6 - Early Reading - Print Awareness and Concepts

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

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Literacy

17 - Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

a - Uses and appreciates books

6 - Knows some features of a book (title, author, illustrator); connects specific books to authors

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

17 - Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

a - Uses and appreciates books

8 - Uses various types of books for their intended purposes

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

17 - Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

b - Uses print concepts

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

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

1 - Print conveys meaning

b - Recognize print in the environment

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

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.

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

3 - Child calls attention to print.

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

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

d - Begin to associate sounds with written words.

Literacy

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).

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

Understands that print conveys meaning.

Literacy

17 - Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

b - Uses print concepts

4 - Indicates where to start reading and the direction to follow

No Match No Match No Match No Match

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

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

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

4 - Child recognizes a written word.

Literacy

3 - Early Reading - Phonemic and Phonological Awareness

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

e - Recognize and generate rhymes.

Literacy

6 - Early Reading - Print Awareness and Concepts

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

e - Recognize own name in print

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Literacy

17 - Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

b - Uses print concepts

8 - Matches a written word with a spoken word but it may not be the actual written word; tracks print from the end of a line of text to the beginning of the next line

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

a - Interacts during read-alouds and book conversations

2 - Contributes particular language from the book at the appropriate time

No Match No Match No Match No Match

Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

a - Interacts during read-alouds and book conversations

4 - Asks and answers questions about the text; refers to pictures

No Match No Match No Match No Match

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

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

1 - Print conveys meaning

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

Language and Literacy

U - Demonstrating knowledge about books

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

Literacy

4 - Early Reading - Book Knowledge and Appreciation

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

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

Asks and answers questions and makes comments about print materials.

Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

a - Interacts during read-alouds and book conversations

8 - Reconstructs story using pictures, text, and props; begins to make inferences and draw conclusions

No Match No Match No Match No Match

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

Reading and Writing

Reading for All Purposes

1 - Print conveys meaning

d - Use and interpret illustrations to gain meaning

Language and Literacy

W - Reading

2 - Child says what a picture or symbol represents.

Literacy

5 - Early Reading - Comprehension

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

c - Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of a story.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

Asks and answers questions and makes comments about print materials.

Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

b - Uses emergent reading skills

4 - Pretends to read, using some of the language from the text; describes the action across the pages, using pictures to order the events; may need prompts from adult

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Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

b - Uses emergent reading skills

6 - Pretends to read, reciting language that closely matches the text on each page and using reading-like intonation

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Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

b - Uses emergent reading skills

8 - Tries to match oral language to words on page; points to words as reads; uses different strategies (e.g., sounding out words, known words, and patterns in text) to make meaning from print

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Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

c - Retells stories

2 - Retells some events from familiar story with close adult prompting

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Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

c - Retells stories

4 - Retells familiar stories, using pictures or props as prompts

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Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

c - Retells stories

6 - Retells a familiar story in proper sequence, including major events and characters

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Literacy

18 - Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

c - Retells stories

8 - Retells stories with many details about characters, events, and storylines

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Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

a - Writes name

1 - Scribbles or marks

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Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

a - Writes name

2 - Controlled linear scribbles

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Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

a - Writes name

3 - Mock letters or letter-like forms

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Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

a - Writes name

4 - Letter strings

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Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

a - Writes name

5 - Partially accurate name

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Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

a - Writes name

6 - Accurate name

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

2 - Letters are formed with accuracy

b - Write and recognize letters in own name

Language and Literacy

V - Using letter names and sounds

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

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

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

a - Begin to print letters in own name.

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

Copies, traces, or independently writes letters or words.

Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

b - Writes to convey meaning

1 - Scribbles or marks

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Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

b - Writes to convey meaning

2 - Controlled linear scribbles

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Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

b - Writes to convey meaning

3 - Mock letters or letter-like forms

Reading and Writing

Writing and Composition

1 - Pictures express ideas

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

Language and Literacy

X - Writing

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

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

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

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Literacy Knowledge & Skills

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

Copies, traces, or independently writes letters or words.

Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

b - Writes to convey meaning

4 - Letter strings

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Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

b - Writes to convey meaning

5 - Early invested spelling

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Literacy

19 - Demonstrates emergent writing skills

b - Writes to convey meaning

6 - Late invented spelling

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Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

a - Counts

2 - Verbally counts (not always in the correct order)

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Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

a - Counts

4 - Verbally counts to 10; counts up to five objects accurately, using one number name for each object

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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

Math

Number Sense, Properties and Operations

1 - Quantities can be represented and counted

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

Mathematics and Science

BB - Counting

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

Mathematics

2 - Numbers and Operations

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

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

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

a - Counts

8 - Uses number names while counting to 100; counts 30 objects accurately; tells what number comes before and after a specified number up to 20

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Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

b - Quantifies

2 - Demonstrates understanding of the concepts of one, two, and more

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Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

b - Quantifies

4 - Recognizes and names the number of items in a small set (up to five) instantly; combines and separates up to five objects and describes the parts

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Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

b - Quantifies

6 - Makes sets of 6-10 objects and then describes the parts; identifies which part has more, less, or the same (equal); counts all or counts on to find out how many

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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

Math

Number Sense, Properties and Operations

1 - Quantities can be represented and counted

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

Mathematics and Science

BB - Counting

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

Mathematics

2 - Numbers and Operations

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

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

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

c - Connects numerals with their quantities

2 - Recognizes and names a few numerals

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Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

c - Connects numerals with their quantities

4 - Identifies numerals to 5 by name and connects each to counted objects

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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

Math

Number Sense, Properties and Operations

1 - Quantities can be represented and counted

b - Match a quantity with a numeral

Mathematics and Science

BB - Counting

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

Mathematics

2 - Numbers and Operations

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

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

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

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

Associates quantities and the names of numbers with written numerals.

Mathematics

20 - Uses number concepts and operations

c - Connects numerals with their quantities

8 - Identifies numerals to 20 by name and connects each to counted objects

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Mathematics

21 - Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

a - Understands spatial relationships

2 - Follows simple directions related to position (in, on, under, up, down)

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Mathematics

21 - Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

a - Understands spatial relationships

4 - Follows simple directions related to proximity (beside, between, next to)

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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

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.

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

Math

Shape, Dimension and Geometric Relationships

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

d - Follow directions to arrange, order, or position objects

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

1 - Child moves or places an object as requested.

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

1 - Child moves or places an object as requested.

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

2 - Child uses a position word.

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

2 - Child uses a position word.

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

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

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

Mathematics

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.

Language Development

Receptive Language: The ability to comprehend or understand language.

Comprehends 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

21 - Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

a - Understands spatial relationships

8 - Uses and makes simple sketches, models, or pictorial maps to locate objects

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Mathematics

21 - Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

b - Understands shapes

2 - Matches two identical shapes

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Mathematics

21 - Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

b - Understands shapes

4 - Identifies a few basic shapes (circle, square, triangle)

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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

Math

Shape, Dimension and Geometric Relationships

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

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

Mathematics and Science

Y - Sorting objects

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

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

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

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

Mathematics

3 - Geometry and Spatial Sense

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

c - Group objects according to their shape and size.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

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

Recognizes and names common shapes, their parts, and attributes.

Mathematics

21 - Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

b - Understands shapes

8 - Shows that shapes remain the same when they are turned, flipped, or slid; breaks apart or combines shapes to create different shapes and sizes

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Mathematics

22 - Compares and measures

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2 - Makes simple comparisons between two objects

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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

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

History

1 - Recognize change and sequence over time

c - Sequence a simple set of activities or events

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

Math

Shape, Dimension and Geometric Relationships

2 - Measurement is used to compare objects

a - Describe the order of common events

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

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

Mathematics and Science

CC - Identifying position and direction

2 - Child uses a position word.

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

2 - Child describes a sequence of events.

Approaches to Learning

4 - Self-organization

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

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

Mathematics

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

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.

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.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses 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

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

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

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 and Science

Z - Identifying patterns

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

Mathematics

4 - Patterns and Measurement

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

c - Begin to order, compare or describe objects according to size, length, height and weight using standard or non-standard forms of measurement.

Mathematics Knowledge & Skills

Measurement & Comparison: The understanding of attributes and relative properties of objects as related to size, capacity, and area.

Uses nonstandard and standard techniques and tools to measure and compare.

Mathematics

22 - Compares and measures

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8 - Uses measurement words and some standard measurement tools accurately; uses ordinal numbers from first to tenth

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Mathematics

23 - Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

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2 - Shows interest in simple patterns in everyday life

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Mathematics

23 - Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

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4 - Copies simple repeating patterns

Dance

Create, Compose and Choreograph

1 - Translate simple ideas and stories into movement

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

No Match

Mathematics

1 - Play

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

c - Experiment with patterns and shapes.

Creative Arts Expression

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

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

Mathematics

23 - Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

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6 - Extends and creates simple repeating patterns

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

Earth Systems Science

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

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

Science

Earth Systems Science

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

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

Music

Expression of Music

2 - Respond to rhythmic patterns and elements of music

c - Match movement to rhythmic patterns

Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

1 - Child engages in a steady movement.

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

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

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.

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.

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

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.

Logic & Reasoning

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

Uses past knowledge to build new knowledge.

Science Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Science 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.

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.

Mathematics

23 - Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

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8 - Recognizes, creates, and explains more complex repeating and simple growing patterns

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Science and Technology

24 - Uses scientific inquiry skills

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Science

Physical Science

1 - Objects have properties and characteristics

a - Use senses to gather information about objects

Initiative

C - Initiating Play

1 - Child engages in exploratory play.

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

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

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

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

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

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

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

Science Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Science and Technology

25 - Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things

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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

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

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

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

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

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

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

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

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

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

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

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

Science Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Science and Technology

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

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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

Earth Systems Science

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

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

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

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

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

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

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

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.

Logic & Reasoning

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

Recognizes cause and effect relationships.

Science Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Science and Technology

27 - Demonstrates knowledge of Earth’s environment

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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

Earth Systems Science

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

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

Science

Earth Systems Science

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

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

Science

Earth Systems Science

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

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

Mathematics and Science

FF - Identifying natural and living things

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

Science

2 - Scientific Knowledge

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

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

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

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

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

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

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

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

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

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

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

Science

3 - Scientific Skills and Methods

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

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

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.

Science Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Science Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Science and Technology

28 - Uses tools and other technology to perform tasks

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Social Studies

29 - Demonstrates knowledge about self

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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

Health and Physical Education

Physical and Personal Wellness

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

b - Participate in activities that require stretching the muscles

Health and Physical Education

Prevention and Risk Management

1 - Apply safe practices, rules, and procedures

c - Identify proper footwear for physical education

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

Civics

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

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

Social Studies

Civics

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

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

Movement and Music

L - Moving in various ways

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

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

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

Social and Emotional Development

2 - Self-concept

Children demonstrate and express an awareness of self.

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

Social and Emotional Development

2 - Self-concept

Children demonstrate and express an awareness of self.

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

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.

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

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 Health and Development

4 - Healthy Habits

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

c - Shows care for personal belongings.

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.

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.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

Identifies personal and family structure.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Social Studies

30 - Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

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Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

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

Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

d - Explore occasions for dance across different cultures

Social Studies

Economics

1 - People work to meet wants

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

Social Studies

Economics

1 - People work to meet wants

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

Social Studies

Economics

1 - People work to meet wants

c - Give examples to distinguish spending from saving

Social Studies

Economics

2 - Recognize money and identify its purpose (PFL)

a - Recognize coins and currency as money

Social Studies

Economics

2 - Recognize money and identify its purpose (PFL)

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

Social Studies

Economics

2 - Recognize money and identify its purpose (PFL)

c -  Discuss why we need money

Social Studies

Civics

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

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

Visual Arts

Relate and Connect to Transfer

1 - Artists have an important role in communities

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

Visual Arts

Relate and Connect to Transfer

1 - Artists have an important role in communities

b -  Identify some of the activities in which artists participate

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Social and Emotional Development

1 - Play

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

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

Social and Emotional Development

2 - Self-concept

Children demonstrate and express an awareness of self.

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

Social and Emotional Development

5 - Sense of Community

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

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

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

2 - Numbers and Operations

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

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

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

Understands similarities and respects differences among people.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

Understands similarities and respects differences among people.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

Understands similarities and respects differences among people.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Social Studies

31 - Explores change related to familiar people or places

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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

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

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

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

2 - Child describes a sequence of events.

Mathematics and Science

DD - Identifying sequence, change, and causality

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

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

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.

Differentiates between past, present, and future.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

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

Social Studies

32 - Demonstrates simple geographic knowledge

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Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

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

Social Studies

Geography

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

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

Social Studies

Geography

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

c - Describe surroundings

Social Studies

Geography

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

d - Use pictures to locate familiar places

Language and Literacy

R - Using vocabulary

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

Social and Emotional Development

5 - Sense of Community

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

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

Social and Emotional Development

5 - Sense of Community

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

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

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.

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses language to express ideas and needs.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

Understands similarities and respects differences among people.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

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

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.

The Arts

33 - Explores the visual arts

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Visual Arts

Observe and Learn to Comprehend

1 - Artists and viewers identify art in daily life

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

Visual Arts

Observe and Learn to Comprehend

1 - Artists and viewers identify art in daily life

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

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

Visual Arts

Relate and Connect to Transfer

1 - Artists have an important role in communities

b -  Identify some of the activities in which artists participate

Visual Arts

Relate and Connect to Transfer

1 - Artists have an important role in communities

c - Name some of the arts materials available to artists

Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

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

Creative Representation

J - Drawing and painting pictures

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

Approaches to Learning

2 - Curiosity

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

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

Approaches to Learning

6 - Application

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

a - Communicate about events and experiences.

Social and Emotional Development

5 - Sense of Community

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

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

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.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

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

The Arts

34 - Explores musical concepts and expression

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Music

Expression of Music

1 - Peform Expressively

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

Music

Expression of Music

1 - Peform Expressively

b - Sing a variety of simple songs and singing games

Music

Expression of Music

1 - Peform Expressively

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

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

Creation of Music

1 - Improvise movement and sound responses to music

a - Improvise sound effects to accompany play activities

Music

Creation of Music

1 - Improvise movement and sound responses to music

b - Use improvised movement to demonstrate musical awareness

Music

Theory of Music

1 - Describe and respond to musical elements

a - Use an individual vocabulary to describe music

Music

Theory of Music

1 - Describe and respond to musical elements

b - Use body movement to respond to dynamics and tempo

Music

Theory of Music

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

a - Use personal vocabulary to describe sources of sound

Music

Theory of Music

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

b - Use invented symbols to represent musical sounds and ideas

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

1 - Demonstrate respect for music contributions

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

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

2 - Express feeling responses to music

b -  Participate freely in music activities

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

2 - Express feeling responses to music

c - Talk about expressing feeling in music

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

3 - Recognition of music in daily life

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

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

3 - Recognition of music in daily life

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

Creative Representation

K - Pretending

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

Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

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

Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

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

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

1 - Child moves to music.

Movement and Music

P - Singing

5 - Child sings a song with five or more pitches

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.

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

1 - Play

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

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

Literacy

2 - Early Writing

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

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

Creativity

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

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.

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.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses language to express ideas and needs.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Language Development

Expressive Language: The ability to use language.

Uses increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Creative Arts Expression

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

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

Creative Arts Expression

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

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

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.

The Arts

35 - Explores dance and movement concepts

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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

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

Dance

Movement, Technique, and Peformace

1 - Demonstrate simple phrases of movement in time and space

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

Dance

Movement, Technique, and Peformace

1 - Demonstrate simple phrases of movement in time and space

c - Explore how to move using qualities of movement

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

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

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

Dance

Create, Compose and Choreograph

1 - Translate simple ideas and stories into movement

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

Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

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

Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

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

Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

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

Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

d - Explore occasions for dance across different cultures

Dance

Historical and Cultural Context

1 - Recognize dances from around the world

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

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

1 - Observe and identify different dance genres

a - Experience the joy of seeing and responding to dance

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

1 - Observe and identify different dance genres

b - Demonstrate movement to express emotion

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

1 - Observe and identify different dance genres

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

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

2 - Attentively observe a dance performance

a - View a performance with attention

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

2 - Attentively observe a dance performance

b - Clap to show joy and appreciation of a dance

Dance

Reflect, Connect and Respond

2 - Attentively observe a dance performance

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

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

Music

Aesthetic Valuation of Music

2 - Express feeling responses to music

a - Create movements in response to music

Movement and Music

N - Feeling and expressing steady beat

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

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

1 - Child moves to music.

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

1 - Child moves to music.

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

1 - Child moves to music.

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

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

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

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

Movement and Music

O - Moving to music

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

Mathematics

1 - Play

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

c - Experiment with patterns and shapes.

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

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

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

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.

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.

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

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

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

Creativity

2 - Creative Expression

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

b - Enjoy participating in a variety of art experiences.

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Physical Health and Development

1 - Play

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

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

Physical Health and Development

1 - Play

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

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

Physical Health and Development

2 - Gross Motor

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

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Creative Arts Expression

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

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

Creative Arts Expression

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

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

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

Understands similarities and respects differences among people.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

Understands similarities and respects differences among people.

Social Studies Knowledge & Skills

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

Understands similarities and respects differences among people.

The Arts

36 - Explores drama through actions and language

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Drama

Create

1 - Demonstrate emotions and feelings in dramatic play

a - Identify how people show emotions and feelings

Drama

Create

1 - Demonstrate emotions and feelings in dramatic play

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

Drama

Perform

1 - Use dramatic play to imitate characters

a - Use body and movement to depict various pretend characters

Drama

Perform

1 - Use dramatic play to imitate characters

b - Use body and voice to depict various everyday characters

Drama

Critically Respond

1 - Respond to stories and plays

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

Social Relations

H - Understanding and expressing feelings

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

Creative Representation

K - Pretending

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

Creative Representation

K - Pretending

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

Creativity

1 - Play

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

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

Creativity

1 - Play

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Creativity

4 - Appreciation of the Arts

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

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

Social & Emotional Development

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

Recognizes and labels others’ emotions.

Approaches To Learning

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

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

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.

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

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.

English Language Acquisition

37 - Demonstrates progress in listening to and understanding English

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communicate for Social and Instructional purposes within the school setting

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Language Arts

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communicate information, ideas and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Mathematics

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communciate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Science

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communciate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Social Studies

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English Language Acquisition

38 - Demonstrates progress in speaking English

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communicate for Social and Instructional purposes within the school setting

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communicate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Language Arts

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communicate information, ideas and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Mathematics

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communciate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Science

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English Language Proficiency

ELLs communciate information, ideas, and concepts necessary for academic success in the content area of Social Studies

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