|Title:||Cooperation in the Preschool Classroom: Class Discussions|
|Spanish Version:||La cooperación en el aula preescolar. Juntas de la clase
|Polish Version:||Współdziałanie w grupie przedszkolaków: Dyskusja w klasie
|Korean Version:||학급에서의 협동: 학급 토론
|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:||● Classroom Activities
● Language Arts
● Peer Relationships
● Project Approach
● Self Care/Life Skills
● Social Development
● Social Science
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● LANGUAGE ARTS
● SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
● ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
|Goals:||1. Demonstrate increasing competence in oral communication (listening and speaking).
5. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent writing skills and abilities.
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.B. Communicate effectively using language appropriate to the situation and audience.
5.C. Use writing to research and share knowledge.
30.A. Identify and manage one’s emotions and behavior.
30.B. Recognize own uniqueness and personal qualities.
30.C. Demonstrate skills related to successful personal and school outcomes.
31.A. Develop positive relationships with peers and adults.
31.B. Use communication and social skills to interact effectively with others.
31.C. Demonstrate an ability to prevent, manage, and resolve interpersonal conflicts in constructive ways.
|Benchmarks:||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.C.ECb. With teacher assistance, recall factual information and share that information through drawing, dictation, or writing.
30.A.ECb. Use appropriate communication skills when expressing needs, wants, and feelings.
30.A.ECe. Use materials with purpose, safety, and respect.
31.C.ECa. Begin to share materials and experiences and take turns.