|Title:||Ideas about a Marble Run|
|Spanish Version:||Ideas sobre un tobogán para canicas
|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:||● Classroom Activities
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● LANGUAGE ARTS
● SOCIAL STUDIES
● SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
|Goals:||1. Demonstrate increasing competence in oral communication (listening and speaking).
5. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent writing skills and abilities.
10. Begin to make predictions and collect data information.
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.
13. Understand important connections and understandings in science and engineering.
16. Develop an awareness of the self and his or her uniqueness and individuality.
30. Develop self-management skills to achieve school and life success and develop positive relationships with others.
31. Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
|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.
5.C. Use writing to research and share knowledge.
10.B. Organize and describe data and information.
11.A. Develop beginning skills in the use of science and engineering practices, such as observing, asking questions, solving problems, and drawing conclusions.
12.E. Explore concepts and information related to the Earth, including ways to take care of our planet.
13.B. Use tools and technology to assist with science and engineering investigations.
16.A. Explore his or her self and personal history.
30.A. Identify and manage one’s emotions and behavior.
30.C. Demonstrate skills related to successful personal and school outcomes.
|Benchmarks:||1.A.ECc. Provide comments relevant to the context.
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.D.ECa. With teacher assistance, use complete sentences in speaking with peers and adults in individual and group situations.
5.C.ECb. With teacher assistance, recall factual information and share that information through drawing, dictation, or writing.
10.B.ECb. Make predictions about the outcome prior to collecting information, with teacher support and multiple experiences over time.
11.A.ECg. Generate explanations and communicate ideas and/or conclusions about their investigations.
12.E.ECa. Observe and describe characteristics of earth, water, and air.
13.B.ECb. Become familiar with technological tools that can aid in scientific inquiry.
16.A.ECa. Recall information about the immediate past.
30.A.ECb. Use appropriate communication skills when expressing needs, wants, and feelings.
30.C.ECa. Exhibit eagerness and curiosity as a learner.
30.C.ECd. Demonstrate engagement and sustained attention in activities.