STRAND 1: INQUIRY Concept 2: Investigation (Scientific Testing) The child tests predictions through exploration and experimentation., STRAND 1: INQUIRY Concept 3: Analysis and Conclusions The child forms conclusions about his/her observations and experimentations.
STRAND 1: INQUIRY Concept 4: Communication The child describes, discusses or presents predictions, explanations and generalizations.
STRAND 1: AMERICAN HISTORY Concept 1: Research Skills The child demonstrates an understanding that information can be obtained from a variety of sources to answer questions about one’s life. b. Child relates past events with current events or activities.
STRAND 2: WORLD HISTORY Concept 1: Diversity (Contemporary World ) The child recognizes that he lives in a place with many people, and that there are people and events in other parts of the world. d. Child describes some characteristics (e.g. clothing, food, jobs) of the people in his/her community., STRAND 5: ECONOMICS Concept 1: Foundations of Economics The child demonstrates knowledge of the interactions between people, resources, and regions.c. Child recognizes that people rely on others for goods and services such as farm goods, mail delivery, safety or health care
STRAND 4: GEOGRAPHY Concept 1: The World in Spatial Terms The child demonstrates an awareness of location and spatial relationships.c. Child describes some physical features (e.g. bodies of water, mountains, weather) of the environment in which he/she lives.
STRAND 1: NUMBER SENSE AND OPERATIONS Concept 1: Number Sense The child uses numbers and counting as a means to determine quantity and solve problems.
STRAND 4: GEOMETRY AND MEASUREMENT Concept 2: Measurement The child uses measurement to make and describe comparisons in the environment.
STRAND 2: DATA ANALYSIS* Concept 1: Data Collection and Organization The child collects, organizes, and displays relevant data., STRAND 2: DATA ANALYSIS* Concept 2: Data Analysis* The child uses data to see relationships and make sense of the environment.
STRAND 1: ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Concept 1: Listening and Understanding The child listens with understanding to directions, stories, and conversations., STRAND 2: PRE-READING PROCESS Concept 6: Comprehending Stories The child shows an interest in books and comprehends stories read aloud.
STRAND 2: MUSIC AND CREATIVE MOVEMENT Concept 1: Creating Music and Movement The child uses a wide variety of instruments, techniques and music to explore and create.c. Sings/moves to familiar rhymes, songs, and/or chants. d. Uses familiar songs, rhymes or chants to create her own musical/movement improvisations.
STRAND 3: SAFETY Concept 1: Safety, Injury Prevention Child demonstrates knowledge of personal safety practices and routines.b. Demonstrates Street Safety Practices • Crossing street • Car safety
STRAND 1 – VISUAL ART Concept 1: Creating Art The child uses a wide variety of materials, media, tools, techniques and processes to explore and create.b. Uses a variety of tools to create original works of art (i.e. cotton swabs, small/large brushes, drinking straws, sponges, sticks, fly swatters, stamps, fingers, scissors, plastic needles, rollers, and stapler
STRAND 1 – VISUAL ART Concept 1: Creating Art The child uses a wide variety of materials, media, tools, techniques and processes to explore and create.
STRAND 1 – VISUAL ART Concept 1: Creating Art The child uses a wide variety of materials, media, tools, techniques and processes to explore and create.a. Uses a variety of materials/media to create original works of art (i.e. paper, rocks, sand, clay, plaster, fabric, fiber, salt, dough, crayons, markers, paint, chalk, charcoal, pencils, glue, and cardboard).
STRAND 3: DRAMATIC PLAY Concept 1: Creating Dramatic Play The child uses dramatic play and props to explore and create.a. Participates in dramatic play activities. b. Assumes roles from daily activities using a variety of props, STRAND 3: DRAMATIC PLAY Concept 2: Dramatic Play in Context The child uses dramatic play as he/she begins to make sense of his/her environment and community.
STRAND 2: PRE-READING PROCESS Concept 1: Print Awareness The child knows that print carries messages., STRAND 3: PRE-WRITING PROCESS Concept 1: Written Expression The child uses writing materials to communicate ideas.
STRAND 2: PRE-READING PROCESS Concept 5: Vocabulary Development The child understands and uses increasingly complex vocabulary.
STRAND 1: ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT Concept 2: Speaking and Communicating The child uses verbal and nonverbal communication to share ideas for a variety of purposes