|Title:||Getting Ready to Read and Write in Child Care|
|Spanish Version:||La preparación para leer y escribir en la guardería
|Polish Version:||Pryzgotowanie dzieci do nauki czytania i pisania w przedszkolu
|Source of Publisher:||Illinois Early Learning Project
|Length of article:||Short
|Setting for which the article is intended:||● Family Child Care
● Child Care Center
● Preschool Program
|Intended Audience:||● Teachers/Caregivers
|Keywords:||● Classroom Activities
● Early Literacy
● Language Arts
● Reading Skills
● Reading to Children
● Recommended Books
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● LANGUAGE ARTS
|Goals:||2. Demonstrate understanding and enjoyment of literature.
3. Demonstrate interest in and understanding of informational text.
4. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent reading skills and abilities.
5. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent writing skills and abilities.
|Learning Standards:||2.B. Recognize key ideas and details in stories.
2.C. Recognize concepts of books.
3.A. Recognize key ideas and details in nonfiction text.
4.A. Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
5.A. Demonstrate growing interest and abilities in writing.
|Benchmarks:||2.B.ECa. With teacher assistance, ask and answer questions about books read aloud.
2.C.ECa. Interact with a variety of types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems, rhymes, songs).
3.A.ECa. With teacher assistance, ask and answer questions about details in a nonfiction book.
4.A.ECa. Recognize the differences between print and pictures.
5.A.ECa. Experiment with writing tools and materials.