Mineral County PreK / Head Start

Correlation of The Creative Curriculum Developmental Continuum Goals and Objectives,

Head Start Child Outcomes Framework, and

West Virginia Early Learning Standards Framework for WV Pre-K 

     

SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL

 

 

Sense of Self

 

 

1.        Shows ability to adjust to new  situations.

Forerunner examples:

I Treats arrival and departure as routine parts

  of the day.

II Accepts changes in daily schedule and

  routines.

III Functions with increasing independence in

   school.

6. S/E DEV. Self-Control:

   - Demonstrates increasing capacity to follow

     rules and routines and use materials

     purposefully, safety, and respectfully.

S/E Std.1: Self Concept

   - Adjusts to new situations.

2.        Demonstrates appropriate trust in adults.

Forerunner examples:

I Shows confidence in parents’ and teachers

   abilities to keep him/her safe and healthy

      II Regards parents and teachers as resources

   and positive role models.

     III Knows the difference between adults who

   can help (family members, friends, staff, and

    t hose who may not (strangers).

6. S/E DEV. Social Relationships:

   - Demonstrates increasing comfort in talking with

     and accepting guidance and directions from a

     range of familiar adults.

S/E Std.1:  Self Concept

   - Demonstrates appropriate trust in adults.

S/E Std.2: Social Relationships

  - Accepts and directions from a variety of familiar

     adults.

   - Recognizes and respects appropriate authority.

PH & Dev. Std.4: Safety Practices 

 - Responds appropriately to common signals for

     danger.

3.        Recognizes own feelings and manages them appropriately.

      Forerunner examples:

      I Identifies and labels own feelings.

     II Is able to describe feelings and their causes

    III Is increasingly able to manage own feelings.

6.S/E DEV. Self-Control:

   - Shows progress in expressing feelings, needs

     and opinions in difficult situations and conflicts

     without harming themselves, others, or property.

S/E Std.1:  Self Concept

   - Recognizes and expresses feelings in socially

      appropriate ways.

S/E Std.2: Social Relationships

   -Demonstrates affection in socially appropriate

     ways.

4.        Stands up for rights;

Forerunner examples:

I Physically or verbally asserts needs and

  desires.

      II Asserts own needs and desires verbally

         without being aggressive.

     III Takes action to avoid possible disputes over

         rights.

6. S/E DEV. Self-Control:

   - Shows progress in expressing feelings, needs

     and opinions

S/E Std.2: Social Relationships

   - Uses words and actions to assert self in socially

     acceptable ways.

Responsibility for Self and Others

 

 

5.        Demonstrates self-direction and independence.

Forerunner examples:

I Chooses and becomes involved in one activity out of several options.

     II Completes multiple tasks in a project of own

        choosing with some adult assistance.

    III Carves out and completes own task without

        adult assistance.

 

6.S/E DEV. Self-Concept:

   - Develops growing capacity for independence in

     a range of activities, routines, and tasks.

Self-Control:

   - Shows progress in expressing feelings, needs,

     and opinions in difficult situations and conflicts

     without harming themselves, others, or property.

S/E Std.1: Self Concept

   - Expresses pride in accomplishments.

-          Demonstrates independence

S/E Std/4: Approach to Learning

   - Makes independent choices

   - Initiates and extends activities

6.        Takes responsibility for own well-being.

Forerunner examples:

I Uses self-help skills with occasional

  reminders.

      II Uses self-help skills and participates in

         chores without reminders;

     III Understands the importance of self-help skills

         and their role in healthy living.

6/ S/E DEV. Self-Concept:

   - Develops growing capacity for independence in a range of activities, routines, and tasks

8. PHYSICAL HEALTH & DEV. Health Status & Practices:

   - Shows growing independence in hygiene, nutrition and personal care when eating, dressing, washing hands, brushing teeth and toileting.

PH & Dev. Std.1: Fine Motor

   - Begins to demonstrate self help skills such as

     buttoning and zipping.

PH & Dev. Std 3: Health Practices

   - Identifies and makes health food choices.

   - Expresses health needs.

   - Incorporates good health habits into the routine

     of day by following common hygiene practices.

   - Uses the toilet independently.

   - Demonstrates an understanding of the need for

     different apparel indifferent climate and weather.

7.        Respects and cares for classroom environment and materials.

Forerunner examples:

I Uses materials in appropriate ways

      II Puts away used materials before starting

         another activity.

     III Begins to take responsibility for care of the

         classroom environment.

6. S/E DEV. Self-Control:

   - Demonstrates increasing capacity to follow

     rules and routines and use materials

     purposefully, safely, and respectfully.

S/E Std.2: Social Relationships

   - Demonstrates respect for others and their

      property.

8.        Follows classroom routines.

Forerunner examples:

I Participates in classroom activities (e.g. circle

  time, clean-up, napping, toileting, eating, etc.)

  with prompting.

      II Understands and follows classroom

         procedures without prompting.

     III Follows and understands the purpose of

         classroom procedures.

6. S/E DEV. Self-Control:

   - Demonstrates increasing capacity to follow

      rules and routines and use materials

     purposefully, safely, and respectfully.

6. S/E DEV. Self-Concept:

   - Develops growing capacity for independence in a

     range of activities, routines, and tasks.

S/E Std.2: Social Relationships

   - Follows basic routines and rules for play and

     group participation.

S/E Std/4: Approach to Learning

   - Participates in classroom activities

PH & Dev. Std4: Safety Practices

   - Follows safety procedures during drills

   - Describes and follows classroom and

     neighborhood safety rules and practices.

9.        Follows classroom rules.

Forerunner examples:

I Follows classroom rules with reminders.

      II Understands and follows classroom rules

         without reminders.

    III Follows /understands reasons for rules.

6. S/E DEV. Self-Control:

   - Demonstrates increasing capacity to follow

     rules and routines and use materials

     purposefully, safely, and respectfully.

S/E Std.2: Social Relationships

   - Recognizes and respects appropriate authority.

   - Follows basic routines and rules for play and

     group participation.

   - Describes and follows classroom and neigh-

     borhood safety rules and practices.

Prosocial Behavior

 

 

10.    Plays well with other children.

Forerunner examples:

I Works/plays cooperatively with one other

  child.

      II Successfully enters a group and plays

         cooperatively.

     III Maintains an ongoing friendship with at least

        one other child.

6/ S/E DEV. Cooperation:

   - Increases abilities to sustain interactions with

     peers by helping, sharing and discussion.

6. S/E DEV. Social Relationships:

   - Shows progress in developing friendships with

     peers.

S/E Std.2: Social Relationships

   - Plays cooperatively.

   - Sustains interactions with peers.

   - Maintains an ongoing friendship with at least

     one other child

11.    Recognized the feelings of others and responds appropriately.

Forerunner examples:

I Is aware of other children’s feelings and often

  responds in a like manner.

      II Shows increasing awareness that people

          may have different feelings about the same

          situation.

     III Recognizes what another person might need

         or want.

6. S/E DEV.  Cooperation:

   - Shows increasing abilities to use compromise

     and discussion in working, playing and resolving

      conflicts with peers.

6. S/E DEV. Social Relationships:

   - Progresses in responding sympathetically to

     peers who are in need, upset, hurt, or angry;

     and in expressing empathy or caring for others.

S/E Std.2: Social Relationships

   - Expresses empathy or caring for others.

S/E Std 3: Knowledge of Family and Community

   - Understands similarities and respects

     differences among people, such as genders,

     race, special needs, cultures, language, and

     family structures.

12.    Shares and respects the rights of  others.

Forerunner examples:

I With prompts, shares or takes turns with

  others.

II Shares toys or allows turn in response to

   another child’s request.

III Shares and defends the rights of others to a

     turn.

 

6. S/E DEV. Cooperation:

   - Develops increasing abilities to give and take in

     interactions; to take turns in games or using

     materials, and to interact without being overly

      submissive or directive.

S/E Std.2: Social Relationships

   - Demonstrates respect for others and their

      property.

13.    Uses thinking skills to resolve conflicts.

Forerunner examples:

I Accepts compromise when suggested by

  peer or teacher.

II Suggests a solution to solve a problem;

   seeks adult assistance when needed.

III Engages in a process of negotiation to

   reach a compromise.

6. S/E DEV. Self-Control:

   - Shows progress in expressing feelings, needs, and opinions in difficult situations an conflicts without harming themselves, others, or property.

S/E Std.2: Social Relationships

   - Uses and accepts negotiation, compromise, and

     discussion to resolve conflicts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

 

S/E Std.1: Self Concept

   - Makes positive statements about self

 

S/E Std.4: Approach to Learning

   - Acknowledges accomplishments positively

Gross Motor

 

 

14.    Demonstrates basic locomotor skills (running, jumping, hopping, galloping)

Forerunner examples:

I Moves with direction and beginning

  coordination.

II Moves with director and increasing

   coordination.

III Moves with direction and refined

    coordination.

8. PHYSICAL HEALTH & DEV. Gross Motor Skills:

   - Shows increasing levels of proficiency, control

     and balance in walking, climbing, running,

     jumping, jogging, skipping, marching and

     galloping.

PH & Dev. Std.2: Gross  Motor

   - Demonstrates increased control in walking, running, hopping, and jumping.

PH & Dev. Std.3: Health Practices

   - Participates actively in games, outdoor play and

     other forms of exercise that enhance physical

     fitness.

   - Exhibits increased physical growth, strength,

     stamina, endurance, and flexibility.

15.  Shows balance while moving.

        Forerunner examples:

       I Attempts to walk along a line, stepping off

         occasionally.

      II Walks along wide beam such as edge of

         sandbox.

     III Walks forward easily, and backward with

        effort, along a wide beam.

8. PHYSICAL HEALTH & DEV. Gross Motor Skills:

   - Demonstrates increasing abilities to coordinate

     movements in throwing, catching, kicking,

     bouncing balls, and using the slide and swing.

PH & Dev. Std.2: Gross Motor

   - Moves with emergent balance on lines, balance

     beams, curbs, riding equipment and play

     structures.

PH & Dev. Std 3: Health Practices

   - Exhibits increased physical growth, strength,

     stamina, endurance and flexibility.

 

16.  Climbs up and down.

       Forerunner examples:

      I Climbs a short, wide ladder.

     II Climbs up and down stairs and ladders, and

        around obstacles.

    III Climbs and plays easily on ramps, stairs,

        ladders, or sliding boards.

8. PHYSICAL HEALTH & DEV. Gross Motor Skills:

   - Shows increasing levels of proficiency, control

     and balance in walking, climbing, running,

     jumping, hopping, skipping, marching and

    galloping.

PH & Dev.Std.2: Gross Motor

   - Ascends and descends stairs working toward the use of alternating feet.

PH & Dev. Std.3: Health Practices

   - Participates actively in games, outdoor play and

     other forms of exercise that enhance physical

     fitness.

   - Exhibits increased physical growth, strength,

     stamina, endurance and flexibility.

17.    Pedals and steers a tricycle (or other wheeled

       vehicle).

      Forerunner examples:

      I Pedals in forward direction, steering around

        wide corners.

     II Pedals and steers around obstacles and

        sharp corners.

    III Rides with speed and control.

8. PHYSICAL HEALTH & DEV. Health Status and Practices:

   - Progresses in physical growth, strength,

     stamina, and flexibility.

PH & Dev. Std.2: Gross Motor

   - Moves with emergent balance on lines, balance

      beams, curbs, riding equipment and play

      structures.

PH & Dev. Std.3: Health Practices

   - Exhibits increased physical growth, strength,

     stamina, endurance and flexibility.

 

18.    Demonstrates throwing, kicking, and catching skills.

Forerunner examples:

I Throws, catches, and kicks objects with

   somewhat awkward movements.

II Throws, catches, and kicks with increasing

   control.

III Throws and kicks at target and catches with

    increasing accuracy.

8. PHYSICAL HEALTH & DEV. Gross Motor Skills:

   - Demonstrates increasing abilities to coordinate

     movements in throwing, catching, kicking,

     bouncing balls, and using the slide and swing.

PH & Dev. Std.2: Gross Motor

   - Throws, catches objects, and bounces balls.

PH & Dev. Std.3: Health Practices  

   - Participates actively in games, outdoor play and

      other forms of exercise that enhance physical

      fitness.

   - Exhibits increased physical growth, strength, stamina, endurance and flexibility.

Fine Motor

 

 

19.    Controls small muscles in hands.

Forerunner examples:

I Manipulates objects with hands.

II Manipulates smaller objects with increasing

   control.

III Manipulates a variety of objects requiring

   Increased coordination.

8. PHYSICAL HEALTH & DEV. Fine Motor Skills:

   - Develops growing strength, dexterity and

     control needed to use tools such as scissors,

     paper punch, stapler, and hammer.

PH & Dev. Std 1: Fine Motor

   - Manipulates small objects with precision.

   - Manipulates cutting and fastening tools

20.    Coordinates eye-hand movement.

Forerunner examples:

I Performs simple manipulations.

II Performs simple manipulations with

   Increasing control.

III Manipulates materials in a purposeful way,

   Planning and attending to detail.

8.  PHYSICAL HEALTH & DEV. Fine Motor Skills:

   - Grows in hand-eye coordination in building with

     blocks, putting together puzzles, reproducing

     shapes and patterns, stringing beads and using

     scissors.

PH & Dev. STd.!: Fine Motor

   - Uses opposing hand movements.

   - Increases in accuracy of eye-hand coordination.

The ARTS Std.2: Visual Art

   - Shows increasing detail in artwork.

21.    Uses tools for writing and drawing.

Forerunner examples:

I Holds a marker or crayon with thumb and two fingers, make simple strokes.

II Makes several basic strokes or figures, draws some recognizable objects.

III Copies and draws simple shapes, letters, and works including name.

 

8. PHYSICAL HEALTH & DEV. Fine Motor Skills:

   - Progresses in abilities to use writing, drawing 

     and art tools including pencils, markers, chalk,

     paint brushes, and various types of technology.

PH & Dev. Std.1: Fine Motor

   - Uses utensils and writing tools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. CREATIVE ARTS Music & Movement:

   - Participates with increasing interest and

     enjoyment in a variety of music activities,

     including listening, singing, finger plays, games,

    and performances.

   - Experiments with a variety of musical

     instruments.

   - Expresses through movement and dancing

     what is felt and heard in various musical tempos

     and styles.

   - Shows growth in moving in time to different

     patterns of beat and rhythm in music

THE ARTS Std.1: Music & Movement

   - Participates in music related activities

   - Responds to and identifies particular musical

     elements such as rhythm and style

   - Demonstrates an understanding of movement

     as it relates to music.

   - Sings with a group and on their own.

   - Uses a variety of instruments including non-

     traditional and natural objects.

   - Creates music through a variety of techniques.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. CREATIVE ARTS Art:

   - Gains ability in using different art media and

     materials in a variety of ways for creative

    expression and representation.

   - Progresses in abilities to create drawing,

     paintings, models, and other art creations that

    are more detailed, creative or realistic.

   - Develops growing abilities to plan, work

     independently, and demonstrate care and

     persistence in a variety of art projects.

   - Begins to understand and share opinions about

     artistic products and experiences.

 

 

COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT

 

 

 

Learning and Problem Solving

 

 

22.    Observes objects and events with curiosity.

Forerunner examples:

I Examines with attention to detail, noticing

  Attributes of objects.

II Notices and/or asks questions about

   Similarities and differences.

III Observes attentively and seeks relevant

    Information.

 

7. APPROACH TO LEARNING Initiative and Curiosity:

   - Chooses to participate in an increasing variety

     of tasks and activities.

   - Grows in eagerness to learn about and discuss

     a growing range of topics, ideas and tasks.

Science Std.1: Science as Inquiry

   - Problem solves through observation and active

     exploration of the environment.

   - Uses senses and a variety of tools to gather

     information, investigate materials, and observe

     processes and relationships.

Science Std.2: Scientific Knowledge

   - Observes and describes the immediate and

     familiar world.

23.    Approaches problems flexibly.

Forerunner examples:

I Finds multiple uses for classroom objects.

II Experiments with materials in new ways

   when first way doesn’t work.

III Finds alternative solutions to problems.

 

7. APPROACH TO LEARNING Initiative and Curiosity:

   - Approaches tasks and activities with increased

     flexibility, imagination and inventiveness.

S/E Std.4: Approach to Learning

   - Recognizes and solves problems through active

     exploration, including trial and error and

      interactions with peers and adults.

Science Std.1: Science as Inquiry

   - Problem solves through observation and active

     exploration of the environment.

   - Uses senses and a variety of tools to gather

     information, investigate materials, and observe

     processes and relationships.

24.    Shows persistence in approaching tasks.

I Sees simple tasks through to completion.

II Continues to work on task even when

   encountering difficulties.

III Works on task over time, leaving and

   returning to complete it.

 

7. APPROACH TO LEARNING Engagement & Persistence:

   - Grows in abilities to persist in and complete a

     variety of tasks, activities, projects, and

     experiences

S/E Std.4: Approach to Learning

   - Persists in and completes tasks, activities,   

      projects, and experiences.

 - Maintains increasing concentration over a

   reasonable amount of time despite distractions,

   and interruptions.

25.    Explores cause and effect.

Forerunner examples:

I Notices and comments on effect.

II Wonders “what will happen if” and tests out

   possibilities.

III Explains plans for testing cause and effect,

   and tries out ideas.

 

4. SCIENCE Scientific Knowledge:

   - Shows increased awareness and beginning

     understanding of changes in materials and

     cause-effect relationships.

S/E Std.4: Approach to Learning

   - Recognizes and solves problems through active

     exploration, including trial and error and

     interactions with peers and adults.

SCIENCE Std.1: Science as Inquiry

   - Explores cause and effect.

   - Participates in simple investigations.

   - Describes and discusses predictions,

     explanations and generalizations.

26.    Applies knowledge or experience to a new context.

Forerunner examples:

I Draws on everyday experiences and applies

  this knowledge to similar situations.

II Applies new information or vocabulary to an

   activity or interaction.

III Generates a rule, strategy, or idea from one

   learning experience and applies it in a new

   context.

7. APPROACH TO LEARNING Reasoning &

    Problem-Solving:

   - Grows in recognizing and solving problems

     through active exploration, including trial and

     error, and interactions and discussions with

     peers and adults.

  APPROACH TO LEARNING Initiative & Curiosity:

   - Approaches tasks and activities with increased

     flexibility, imagination and inventiveness.

   - Grows in eagerness to learn about and discuss

     a growing range of topics, ideas and tasks.

S/E Std.4: Approach to Learning

   - Recognizes and solves problems through active

     exploration, including trial and error and

     interactions with peers and adults.

SCIENCE Std.1: Science as Inquiry

   - Uses senses and a variety of tools to gather

     information, investigate materials, and observe

     processes and relationships.

SCIENCE Std.2: Scientific Knowledge

   - Recognizes that materials can exist in several

     physical states.

Logical Thinking

 

 

27.    Classifies objects.

Forerunner examples:

I Sorts objects by one property such as size,

  shape, color, or use.

II Sorts a group of objects by one property and

   then by another.

III Sorts objects into groups/subgroups and

   can state reason.

7. APPROACH TO LEARNING Reasoning &

    Problem-Solving:

   - Develops increasing abilities to classify,

     compare and contrast objects, events and

     experiences.

MATHEMATICS Std.1: Numbers and Operations

   - Identifies parts in relationship to the whole  

      including fractional components.

Std.2: Patterns and Relationships

   - Sorts objects according to common  

     characteristics

Std.3: Geometry and Spatial Sense

   - Recognizes, describes, compares and names 

     common shapes

SCIENCE Std.2: Scientific Knowledge

   - Recognizes that materials can exist in several

     physical states

28.    Compares/measures.

Forerunner examples:

I Notices similarities and differences.

II Uses comparative words related to number,

  size, shape, texture, weight, color, speed,

  volume.

III Sorts objects into groups/subgroups and

  can state reason.

7.  APPROACH TO LEARNING Reasoning & Problem-Solving:

   - Develops increasing abilities to classify,

     compare and contrast objects, events and

     experiences.

3.  MATHEMATICS Patterns & Measurement:

   - Begins to make comparisons between several

     objects based on a single attribute.

   - Shows progress in using standard and non-

     standard measures for length and area of

     objects.

4. SCIENCE Scientific Skills & Methods:

   - Develops increased ability to observe and

     discuss common properties, differences and

    comparisons among objects and materials.

S/E Std.3: Knowledge of Family and Community

   - Understands similarities and respects

     differences among people, such as genders,

     race, special needs, cultures, language, and

     family structures.

MATHEMATICS Std.1: Numbers and Operations

   - Uses comparative words such as more, less,

     fewer, equal to

Std.3: Geometry and Spatial Sense

   - Determines whether or not two shapes are the

     same size and shape

Std.4:  Measurement

   - Uses standard and non-standard measures for

     length and area of objects.

   - Estimates the size of objects in comparison to a

      common unit of measurement.

   - Uses the vocabulary of measurement such as:

     more/less, short/tall, long/short, big/little, and

     light/heavy.

SCIENCE Std.1: Science as Inquiry

   - Observes and discusses similarities and

     differences among objects and materials

29.    Arranges objects in a series.

Forerunner examples:

I Notices when one object in a series is out of

  place.

II Figures out a logical order for a group of

  objects.

III Through trial and error, arranges objects

  along a continuum according to two or more

  physical features.

3. MATHEMATICS Patterns & Measurement:

   - Shows increasing abilities to match, sort, put in

     a series, and regroup objects according to one

     or two attributes such as shape or size.

 Geometry & Spatial Sense:

   - Shows growth in matching, sorting, putting in a

     series and regrouping objects according to one

     or two attributes such as color, shape or size.

MATHEMATICS Std.2: Patterns and Relationships

   - Arranges objects in a series on the basis of one or more attributes such as color, size or shape

 

30.    Recognizes patterns and can repeat them.

Forerunner examples:

I Notices and recreates simple patterns with

  objects.

II Extends patterns or creates simple patterns

  of own design.

III Creates complex patterns of own design or

   by copying.

 

3. MATHEMATICS Patterns & Measurement:

   - Enhances abilities to recognize, duplicate and

     extend simple patterns using a variety of

     materials

 

MATHEMATICS Std.2: Patterns and Relationships

   - Recognizes, duplicates and creates simple

     patterns.

31.    Shows awareness of time concepts and sequence.

Forerunner examples:

I Demonstrates an understanding of the

  present and may refer to past and future.

II Uses past and future tenses and time words

   appropriately.

III Associates events with time-related

   concepts.

4. SCIENCE Scientific Knowledge:

   - Develops growing awareness of ideas and

     language related to attributes of time and

     temperature.

MATHEMATICS Std. 3: Geometry & Spatial Space

   - Begins to understand time intervals and uses

     language associated with time

32.    Shows awareness of position in space.

Forerunner examples:

I Shows comprehension of basic positional

  words and concepts.

II Understands and uses positional words

   correctly.

III Shows understanding that positional

  relationships vary with one’s perspective.

3. MATHEMATICS Geometry & Spatial Sense:

   - Builds an increasing understanding of directionality, order and positions of objects, and words such as up, down, over, under, top, bottom, inside, outside, in front and behind.

S/E Std.3: Knowledge of Family & Community

-          Identifies and describes locations and places in their environment

MATHEMATICS Std.3: Geometry & Spatial Sense

   - Understands directionality, order, and positions

     of themselves and objects in their environment

   - Understands words such as up, down, over,

     under, top, bottom, inside, outside, in front, and

     behind  

33.    Uses one-to-one correspondence.

Forerunner examples:

I Matches pairs of objects in one-to-one

  correspondence.

II Places objects in one-to-one

  correspondence with another set.

III Uses one-to-one correspondence as a way

   to compare two sets.

3. MATHEMATICS Number & Operations:

   - Begins to make use of one-to-one

     correspondence in counting objects and

     matching groups of objects.

MATHEMATICS Std.1: Numbers & Operations

   - Uses one-to-one correspondence in counting

     objects and matching groups of objects

34.    Uses numbers and counting.

Forerunner examples:

I Imitates counting behavior using number

  names (May not always say one number per

  item or get the sequence right).

II Counts correctly up to 5 or so using one

  number for each object (may not always keep

   track of what has or has not been counted).

III Counts to 10 or so connecting number

  words and symbols to the objects counted  

  and knows that the last number describes the

  total.

3. MATHEMATICS Number & Operations:

   - Demonstrates increasing interest and

     awareness of numbers and counting as a

     means for solving problems and determining

     quantity.

   - Begins to associate number concepts,

     vocabulary, quantities and written numerals in

     meaningful ways.  

  - Develops increasing ability to count in sequence

    to 10 and beyond.

  

MATHEMATICS Std. 1: Numbers & Operations

   - Counts in sequence to ten and beyond

   - Matches quantity with number symbols

 

 

 

 

 

 

Representation and Symbolic Thinking

 

 

35.    Takes on pretend roles and situations.

Forerunner examples:

I Performs and labels actions associated with a

  role.

II Offers a play theme and scenario.

III Engages in elaborate and sustained role

   play.

5.  CREATIVE ARTS Dramatic Play:

   - Shows growing creativity and imagination in

     using materials and in assuming different roles

     in dramatic play situations.

S/E Std.1: Self-Concept

   - Acts out roles by imitating typical actions 

     associated with the roles

S/E Std.3: Knowledge of Family & Community

   - Understands and describes the interactive roles

     and relationships among family members

   - Identifies and describes the roles and

     relationships of community members

   - Identifies themselves as a member of groups

     within a community

THE ARTS Std.3: Dramatic Play

   - Engages in spontaneous dramatic play

     throughout the day in a variety of centers

   - Expresses ideas, feelings and emotions through

     dramatic play

36.    Makes believe with objects.

Forerunner examples:

I Interacts appropriately with real objects or

  replicas in pretend play.

II Uses substitute object or gesture to

  represent real object.

III Uses make-believe props in planned and

   sustained play.

5. CREATIVE ARTS Dramatic Play:

   - Participates in a variety of dramatic play

     activities that become more extended and

     complex.

   - Shows growing creativity and imagination in

     using materials and in assuming different roles

     in dramatic play situations.

S/E Std.1: Self-Concept

   - Acts out roles by imitating typical actions

     associated with the roles

S/E Std.3: Knowledge of Family & Community

   - Understands and describes the interactive roles

     and relationships

   - Identifies and describes the roles and

     relationships of community members

THE ARTS Std.3: Dramatic Play

   - Engages in spontaneous dramatic play

     throughout the day in a variety of centers

   - Role-plays and improvises to communicate

      ideas

   - Expresses ideas, feelings and emotions through

     dramatic play

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.2: Reading

   - Uses objects in a symbolic way.

37.    Makes and interprets representations.

Forerunner examples:

I Draws or constructs and them names what it

  is .

II Draws or builds a construction that

  represents something specific.

III Plans then creates increasingly elaborate

   representations.

5. CREATIVE ARTS  Art:

   - Gains ability in using different art media and

     materials in a variety of ways for creative

     expression and representation.

   - Progresses in abilities to create drawing,

     paintings, models, and other art creations that

     are more detailed, creative or realistic.

THE ARTS Std.2: Visual Art

   - Creates multi-dimensional artwork

   - Expresses emotion and communicates ideas

     through creative artwork

   - Creates artwork that reflects an idea, theme, or

     story

 LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.1: Listening and

   Speaking

   - Communicates needs and wants through a

     variety of verbal and symbolic forms

 

 

 

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

 

 

Listening and Speaking

 

 

38.    Hears and discriminates the sounds of language.

Forerunner examples:

I Plays with words, sounds, and rhymes.

II Recognizes and invents rhymes and

   repetitive phrases; notices words that begin

   the same way.

III Hears and repeats separate sounds in

   words; plays with sounds to create new

   words.

1. LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Listening & Understanding:

   - Understands an increasing complex and varied vocabulary.

2. LITERACY Phonological Awareness:

   - Shows increasing ability to discriminate and

     identify sounds in spoken language.

   - Shows growing awareness of beginning and

     ending sounds of words.

   - Progresses in recognizing matching sounds and

     rhymes in familiar words, games, songs, stories

     and poems

   - Shows growing ability to hear and discriminate

     separate syllables in words.

   - Associates sounds with written words, such

 as awareness that different words begin with the same sound.

 

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.2: Reading

   - Listens to and identifies sounds that are in the

     environment

   - Claps in response to separate syllables in

     spoken words

   - Recognizes rhyming sounds in spoken words

- Recognizes when several words begin with the

  same sound - alliteration

   - Describes which of several words begin with a

     specific sound

39.    Expresses self using words and expanded sentences.

Forerunner examples:

I Uses simple sentences (3-4words) to express

  wants and needs.

II Uses longer sentences (5-6 words).

III Uses more complex sentences to express

   ideas and feelings.

1. LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Speaking & Communicating:

   - Develops increasing abilities to understand and use language to communicate information, experiences, ideas, feelings, opinions, needs, questions and for other varied purposes.

   - Uses an increasingly complex and varied spoken vocabulary.

   - Progresses in clarity of pronunciation and

     towards speaking in sentences of increasing

     length and grammatical complexity.

   - For non-English-speaking children, progresses in speaking English.

THE ARTS Std.3: Dramatic Play

   - Role-plays and improvises to communicate

     ideas

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.1: Listening and Speaking 

  - Communicates needs and wants through a

     variety of verbal and symbolic  forms

   - Uses increasingly complex and varied

     vocabulary/ sentences in speaking

 

 

   - Non-English-speaking child progresses in speaking and understanding English.

40.    Understands and follows oral directions.

Forerunner examples:

I Follows one-step directions.

II Follows two-step directions.

III Follows directions with more than two steps.

1. LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Listening & Understanding:

   - Shows progress in understanding and following

     simple and multiple-step directions.

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.1: Listening & Speaking

   - Comprehends and expands on oral language

41.    Answers questions.

Forerunner examples:

I Answers simple questions with 1 or 2 words.

II Answers questions with a complete thought.

III Answers questions with details.

1.  LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Speaking & Communicating:

   - Develops increasing abilities to understand and use language to communicate information, experiences, ideas, feelings, opinions, needs, questions and for other varied purposes.

   - Progresses in abilities to initiate and respond

     appropriately in conversation and discussions

     with peers and adults.

   - Uses an increasingly complex and varied

     spoken vocabulary.

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.1: Listening & Speaking

   - Comprehends and expands on oral language

42.    Asks questions.

Forerunner examples:

I Asks simple questions.

II Asks questions to further understanding.

III Asks increasingly complex questions to

    further own understanding.

1. LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Speaking and Communicating:

   - Develops increasing abilities to understand and use language to communicate information, experiences, ideas, feelings, opinions, needs, questions and for other varied purposes.

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.1: Listening & Speaking

   - Comprehends and expands on oral language

LANGUAGE & LITERACY  Std.2: Reading

   - Engages in questioning, reflecting and relating a

     story to personal experiences.   

43.    Actively participates in conversations.

Forerunner examples:

I Responds to comments and questions from

   others.

II Responds to others’ comments in a series of

   exchanges.

III Initiates and/or extends conversations for at

   least four exchanges.

1. LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Listening & Understanding:

   - Demonstrates increasing ability to attend to and

     understand conversations, stories, songs, and

     poems.

   - Understands an increasingly complex and varied vocabulary.

Speaking & Communicating:

   - Progresses in abilities to initiate and respond

     appropriately in conversation and discussions

     with peers and adults.

 

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.2: Reading

   - Engages in questioning, reflecting, and relating

      a story to personal experiences

Reading and Writing

 

 

44.    Enjoys and values reading.

Forerunner examples:

I Listens to stories being read.

II Participates in story time interactively.

III Chooses to read on own; seeks information

    in books; sees self as reader.

2. LITERACY Book Knowledge & Appreciation:

   - Shows growing interest and involvement in

     listening to and discussing a variety of fiction

     and non-fiction books and poetry.

   - Shows growing interest in reading-related

     activities, such as asking to have a favorite book

     read; choosing to look at books, drawing

     pictures based on stories; asking to take books

    home; going to the library; and engaging in

    pretend-reading with other children.

 

PHYSICAL HEATH & DEVELOPMENT Std.4: Safety Practices

   - Participates in safety games, songs, and stories

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std. 2: Reading

   - Listens attentively to literature

   - Participates in reading-related activities

   - Looks through books independently

   - Asks to have books read to them

45.    Demonstrates understanding of print concepts.

Forerunner examples:

I Knows that print carries the message.

II Shows general knowledge of how print

   works.

III Knows each spoken word can be written

   down and read.

2.  LITERACY Print Awareness & Concepts:

   - Shows increasing awareness of print in

     classroom, home and community settings;

   - Develops growing understanding of the different

     functions of forms of print such as signs, letters,

     newspapers, lists, messages, and menus.

   - Recognizes a word as a unit of print, or awareness that letters are grouped to from words, and that words are separated by spaces.

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.2: Reading (Conventions of Reading)

   - Holds books upright

   - Identifies the front and back of a book

   - Points to the beginning and end of a story

   - Turns the pages of a book correctly

   - Realizes that print proceeds from left to right

   - Understands the purpose and function of print

   - Recognizes words as units of print that are separated by spaces

Std.2: Reading (Word Recognition)

   - Recognizes that letters can be grouped together

     to form words

   - Understands that words have meaning

- Knows that spoken words can be written and

   read

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.3: Writing

   - Recognizes the conventional writing patterns

     used in English

 

 

46.    Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet.

Forerunner examples:

I Recognizes and identifies a few letters by

  name.

II Recognizes and names many letters.

III Begins to make letter-sound connections.

2. LITERACY Alphabet Knowledge:

   - Shows progress in associating the names of 

     letters with their shapes and sounds.

   - Increases in ability to notice the beginning

     letters in familiar words.

   - Identifies at least 10 letters of the alphabet, especially those in their own name.

   - Knows that letters of the alphabet are a special category of visual graphics that can be individually named.

  

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.2: Reading (Concept of Print)

   - Knows that letters of the alphabet are a special

     category of visual graphics that can be   

     individually names

Std.2: Reading (Phonological Awareness)

   - Decides which of several words begin with a

     specific sound

47.    Uses emerging reading skills to make meaning from print.

Forerunner examples:

I Uses illustrations to guess what the text says.

II Makes judgements about words and text by noticing features (other than letters or words).

III Uses different strategies (known words, knowledge of letters and sounds, patterns in text) to make meaning from print.

2. LANGUAGE Print Awareness & Concepts:

   - Demonstrates increasing awareness of

     concepts of print, such as that reading in

     English moves from top to bottom and from left

     to right, that speech can be written down, and

     that print conveys a message.

   - Shows progress in recognizing the association

     between spoken and written words by following

     print as it is read aloud.

   - Recognizes a word as a unit of print, or

     awareness that letters are grouped to from

     words, and that words are separated by spaces.

PHYSICAL HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT Std.4: Safety Practices

   - Recognizes symbols indicating danger like Mr.

     Yuk

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.2: Reading ( Concept of Print)

- Recognizes and names letters such as those in

  his/her name, names of some family and friends

  and those seen in environmental print

Std.2: Reading (Word Recognition)

   - Recognizes that letters can be grouped together to form words

-          Read words such as their names, names of some family and friends, and familiar environmental print

 

48.    Comprehends and interprets meaning from books and other texts.

Forerunner examples:

I Uses illustrations to guess what the text says.

II Makes judgements about words and text by

   noticing features (other that letters or words).

III Retells a story including many details and  

          draws connections between story events.

2.  LITERACY Book Knowledge & Appreciation:

   - Shows growing interest in reading-related

     activities, such as asking to have a favorite book

     read; choosing to look at books; drawing

     pictures based on stories; asking to take books

     home; going to the library; and engaging in

     pretend-reading with other children.

   - Shows growing interest and involvement in

     listening to and discussing a variety of fiction

     and non-fiction books and poetry.

   - Demonstrates progress in abilities to retell and

     dictate stories from books and experiences; to

    act out stories in dramatic play; and to predict

    what will happen next in a story.

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.2: Reading (Appreciation of Literature)

   - Dramatizes, illustrates, and retells stories.

-          Participates in reading-related activities

Std.2: Reading ( Story comprehension skills)

   - Identifies characters in a story

   - Engages in questioning, reflecting, and relating

     a story to personal experiences

49.    Understands the purpose of writing.

Forerunner examples:

I Imitates act of writing in play.

II Understands there is a way to write that

   conveys meaning.

III Writes to convey meaning.

2. LITERACY Early Writing:

   - Develops understanding that writing is a way of

     communicating for a variety of purposes.

   - Begins to represent stories and experiences

     through pictures, dictation, and in play.

   - Experiments with a growing variety of writing

     tools and materials, such as pencils, crayons,

     and computers.

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std. 3: Writing                ( Communicating for a variety of purposes)

   - Demonstrates an understanding that writing

     relays a message that can be read

 

50.    Writes letters and words.

Forerunner examples:

I Uses scribble writing and letter-like forms.

II Writes recognizable letters, especially those in own name.

III Uses letters that represent sounds in writing

    words.

2. LITERACY Early Writing:

   - Progresses from using scribbles, shapes, or

     pictures to represent ideas, to using letter-like

     symbols, to copying or writing familiar words

     such as their own name.

LANGUAGE & LITERACY Std.3: Writing

(Communicating for a variety of purposes)

- Uses scribble writing, random letter strings, and invented/developmental spelling in meaningful context