Preschool Standards & Assessments

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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.