|Title:||The Path to Math: Word Problems for Preschoolers|
|Spanish Version:||El camino a la matemática. Problemas de planteo para nińos preescolares
|Polish Version:||Droga do matematyki: Zadania treściowe dla przedszkolaków
|Source of Publisher:||Illinois Early Learning Project
|Length of article:||Short
|Setting for which the article is intended:||● Home
● Family Child Care
● Child Care Center
● Preschool Program
|Intended Audience:||● Parents/Family
|Keywords:||● Classroom Activities
● Problem Solving
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● MATHEMATICS
|Goals:||6. Demonstrate and apply a knowledge and sense of numbers, including numeration and operations.
|Learning Standards:||6.A. Demonstrate beginning understanding of numbers, number names, and numerals.
6.B. Add and subtract to create new numbers and begin to construct sets.
6.D. Compare quantities using appropriate vocabulary terms.
|Benchmarks:||6.A.ECa. Count with understanding and recognize “how many” in small sets up to 5.
6.A.ECd. Connect numbers to quantities they represent using physical models and informal representations.
6.B.ECa. Recognize that numbers (or sets of objects) can be combined or separated to make another number.
6.B.ECb. Show understanding of how to count out and construct sets of objects of a given number up to 5.
6.B.ECc. Identify the new number created when small sets (up to 5) are combined or separated.
6.B.ECd. Informally solve simple mathematical problems presented in a meaningful context.
6.D.ECb. Describe comparisons with appropriate vocabulary, such as “more”, “less”, “greater than”, “fewer”, “equal to”, or “same as”.