|Title:||Comparing Firefighter Coats|
|Spanish Version:||Comparación de dos abrigos de bomberos
|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
● Social Science
(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).
8. Identify and describe common attributes, patterns, and relationships in objects.
12. Explore concepts and information about the physical, earth, and life sciences.
|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.E. Use increasingly complex phrases, sentences, and vocabulary.
8.A. Explore objects and patterns.
12.C. Explore the physical properties of objects.
|Benchmarks:||1.A.ECc. Provide comments relevant to the context.
1.B.ECa. Use language for a variety of purposes.
1.B.ECb. With teacher assistance, participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners (e.g., peers and adults in both small and large groups) about age-appropriate topics and texts.
1.B.ECc. Continue a conversation through two or more exchanges.
1.C.ECa. Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with teacher assistance, provide additional detail.
1.E.ECe. With teacher assistance, use adjectives to describe people, places, and things.
8.A.ECa. Sort, order, compare, and describe objects according to characteristics or attribute(s).
12.C.ECa. Identify, describe, and compare the physical properties of objects.