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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Learning and Fun on Family Field Trips
Languages: English
Spanish Version: Aprendizaje y diversión en las excursiones familiares
Polish Version: Nauka i Zabawa Podczas Rodzinnych Wycieczek
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Family Child Care
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Keywords: Geography
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: LANGUAGE ARTS
Goals: 5. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent writing skills and abilities.
17. Explore geography, the child’s environment, and where people live, work, and play.
Learning Standards: 5.C. Use writing to research and share knowledge.
17.A. Explore environments and where people live.
Benchmarks: 5.C.ECa. Participate in group projects or units of study designed to learn about a topic of interest.
17.A.ECb. Express beginning geographic thinking.