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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