Illinois Early Learning Project

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Title: Air and Tires
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Exploración del aire y las llantas
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Language Development
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: LANGUAGE ARTS
Goals: 1. Demonstrate increasing competence in oral communication (listening and speaking).
5. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent writing skills and abilities.
12. Explore concepts and information about the physical, earth, and life sciences.
Learning Standards: 1.B. Communicate effectively using language appropriate to the situation and audience.
5.C. Use writing to research and share knowledge.
12.D. Explore concepts of force and motion.
Benchmarks: 5.C.ECb. With teacher assistance, recall factual information and share that information through drawing, dictation, or writing.
12.D.ECa. Describe the effects of forces in nature.