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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Natural Illinois: Frogs and Toads
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/frogs/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: La naturaleza en Illinois. Los sapos y las ranas
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/frogs-sp/
Polish Version: Środowisko naturalne w Stanie Illinois: Żaby i Ropuchy
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/frogs-pol/
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
Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Outdoor Activities
Science
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: LANGUAGE ARTS
SCIENCE
Goals: 3. Demonstrate interest in and understanding of informational text.
11. Demonstrate curiosity about the world and begin to use the practices of science and engineering to answer questions and solve problems.
12. Explore concepts and information about the physical, earth, and life sciences.
Learning Standards: 3.A. Recognize key ideas and details in nonfiction text.
11.A. Develop beginning skills in the use of science and engineering practices, such as observing, asking questions, solving problems, and drawing conclusions.
12.A. Understand that living things grow and change.
12.B. Understand that living things rely on the environment and/or others to live and grow.
Benchmarks: 3.A.ECa. With teacher assistance, ask and answer questions about details in a nonfiction book.
11.A.ECc. Plan and carry out simple investigations.
11.A.ECd. Collect, describe, compare, and record information from observations and investigations.
12.A.ECa. Observe, investigate, describe, and categorize living things.
12.A.ECb. Show an awareness of changes that occur in oneself and the environment.
12.B.ECa. Describe and compare basic needs of living things.