|Title:||What's in the Box|
|Spanish Version:||¿Qué hay en la caja?
|Source of Publisher:||Illinois Early Learning Project
|Length of article:||Short
|Setting for which the article is intended:||● Preschool Program
|Intended Audience:||● Teachers/Caregivers
|Keywords:||● Classroom Activities
● Cognitive Development
● Language Development
● Social Development
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● LANGUAGE ARTS
● SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
|Goals:||1. Demonstrate increasing competence in oral communication (listening and speaking).
30. Develop self-management skills to achieve school and life success and develop positive relationships with others.
|Learning Standards:||1.A. Demonstrate understanding through age-appropriate responses.
1.B. Communicate effectively using language appropriate to the situation and audience.
1.C. Use language to convey information and ideas.
1.D. Speak using conventions of Standard English.
30.A. Identify and manage one’s emotions and behavior.
30.C. Demonstrate skills related to successful personal and school outcomes.
|Benchmarks:||1.A.ECa. Follow simple one-, two- and three-step directions.
1.A.ECb. Respond appropriately to questions from others.
1.A.ECc. Provide comments relevant to the context.
1.B.ECa. Use language for a variety of purposes.
1.C.ECa. Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with teacher assistance, provide additional detail.
1.D.ECc. Understand and use question words in speaking.
30.A.ECb. Use appropriate communication skills when expressing needs, wants, and feelings.
30.A.ECd. Begin to understand and follow rules.
30.C.ECb. Demonstrate persistence and creativity in seeking solutions to problems.