|Title:||The Project Approach: Phase 1—Getting Started|
|Spanish Version:||El Método de Enseñanza por Proyectos. Fase 1: El inicio del proyecto
|Polish Version:||Planowanie szkolnych projektów: Część 1- Zaczynamy
|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
● Project Approach
● Reading Skills
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● LANGUAGE ARTS
● ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
● PROJECT APPROACH
|Goals:||1. Demonstrate increasing competence in oral communication (listening and speaking).
2. Demonstrate understanding and enjoyment of literature.
3. Demonstrate interest in and understanding of informational text.
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.
|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.
5.B. Use writing to represent ideas and information.
5.C. Use writing to research and share knowledge.
|Benchmarks:||2.C.ECa. Interact with a variety of types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems, rhymes, songs).
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.