|Title:||The Project Approach: Phase 2—Doing Fieldwork|
|Spanish Version:||El Método de Enseñanza por Proyectos. Fase 2: El proceso de recoger datos
|Polish Version:||Planowanie szkolnych projektów: Część 2- Praca w terenie
|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
● Classroom Activities
● Early Literacy
● Language Arts
● Project Approach
(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:||5. Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent writing skills and abilities.
10. Begin to make predictions and collect data information.
11. Demonstrate curiosity about the world and begin to use the practices of science and engineering to answer questions and solve problems.
|Learning Standards:||5.B. Use writing to represent ideas and information.
5.C. Use writing to research and share knowledge.
10.A. Generate questions and processes for answering them.
10.B. Organize and describe data and information.
11.A. Develop beginning skills in the use of science and engineering practices, such as observing, asking questions, solving problems, and drawing conclusions.
|Benchmarks:||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.ECa. Participate in group projects or units of study designed to learn about a topic of interest.
10.A.ECb. Gather data about themselves and their surroundings to answer meaningful questions.
10.B.ECb. Make predictions about the outcome prior to collecting information, with teacher support and multiple experiences over time.
11.A.ECd. Collect, describe, compare, and record information from observations and investigations.