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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Outdoor Field Trips with Preschoolers: Follow Up!
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/field-followup/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Excursiones al aire libre con niņos preescolares. El seguimiento
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/field-followup-sp/
Polish Version: Wycieczki na świeżym powietrzu z przedszkolakami: Ciąg dalszy!
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/field-followup-pol/
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Curiosity/Initiative
Language Arts
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
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.
11. Demonstrate curiosity about the world and begin to use the practices of science and engineering to answer questions and solve problems.
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.
5.B. Use writing to represent ideas and information.
5.C. Use writing to research and share knowledge.
11.A. Develop beginning skills in the use of science and engineering practices, such as observing, asking questions, solving problems, and drawing conclusions.
30.C. Demonstrate skills related to successful personal and school outcomes.
31.B. Use communication and social skills to interact effectively with others.
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.
5.B.ECa. With teacher assistance, use a combination of drawing, dictating, or writing to express an opinion about a book or topic.
5.B.ECb. With teacher assistance, use a combination of drawing, dictating, or writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
5.B.ECc. With teacher assistance, use a combination of drawing, dictating, or writing to narrate a single event and provide a reaction to what happened.
5.C.ECb. With teacher assistance, recall factual information and share that information through drawing, dictation, or writing.
11.A.ECd. Collect, describe, compare, and record information from observations and investigations.
11.A.ECf. Make meaning from experience and information by describing, talking, and thinking about what happened during an investigation.
11.A.ECg. Generate explanations and communicate ideas and/or conclusions about their investigations.
30.C.ECa. Exhibit eagerness and curiosity as a learner.
31.B.ECa. Interact verbally and nonverbally with other children.