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Title: One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish…NEW Fish: A Preschool Fish Project
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pa/projects/fish-project/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Un proyecto preescolar sobre los peces
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/pa/projects/fish-project-sp/
Length of article: Long
Setting for which the article is intended: Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Classroom Activities
Project Approach
Science
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: LANGUAGE ARTS
SCIENCE
SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PROJECT APPROACH
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.
30. Develop self-management skills to achieve school and life success and develop positive relationships with others.
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.
30.C. Demonstrate skills related to successful personal and school outcomes.
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.B.ECa. Describe and compare basic needs of living things.
30.C.ECa. Exhibit eagerness and curiosity as a learner.
30.C.ECb. Demonstrate persistence and creativity in seeking solutions to problems.
30.C.ECc. Show some initiative, self-direction, and independence in actions.