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Title: Connecting with Concepts and Skills
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Se entrelazan conceptos y habilidades
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Keywords: Early Literacy
Family Activities
Reading to Children
Special Needs
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).
2. Demonstrate understanding and enjoyment of literature.
Learning Standards: 1.A. Demonstrate understanding through age-appropriate responses.
1.B. Communicate effectively using language appropriate to the situation and audience.
2.A. Demonstrate interest in stories and books.
2.B. Recognize key ideas and details in stories.
Benchmarks: 1.A.ECb. Respond appropriately to questions from others.
1.B.ECa. Use language for a variety of purposes.
2.A.ECa. Engage in book-sharing experiences with purpose and understanding.
2.B.ECa. With teacher assistance, ask and answer questions about books read aloud.