|Title:||Natural Illinois: Frogs and Toads|
|Spanish Version:||La naturaleza en Illinois. Los sapos y las ranas
|Polish Version:||Środowisko naturalne w Stanie Illinois: Żaby i Ropuchy
|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:||● Outdoor Activities
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● LANGUAGE ARTS
|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.