|Title:||Who Are the People in Your Neighborhood?|
|Spanish Version:||¿Quiénes son mis vecinos?
|Polish Version:||Kto mieszka w naszym sąsiedztwie?
|Source of Publisher:||Illinois Early Learning Project
|Length of article:||Short
|Setting for which the article is intended:||● Home
● Family Child Care
● Child Care Center
● Preschool Program
|Intended Audience:||● Parents/Family
|Keywords:||● Classroom Activities
● Self Care/Life Skills
● Social Science
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● MATHEMATICS
● SOCIAL STUDIES
● PROJECT APPROACH
|Goals:||10. Begin to make predictions and collect data information.
15. Explore economic systems and human interdependence.
16. Develop an awareness of the self and his or her uniqueness and individuality.
17. Explore geography, the child’s environment, and where people live, work, and play.
18. Explore people and families.
|Learning Standards:||10.A. Generate questions and processes for answering them.
10.B. Organize and describe data and information.
15.A. Explore roles in the economic system and workforce.
16.A. Explore his or her self and personal history.
17.A. Explore environments and where people live.
18.A. Explore people, their similarities, and their differences.
|Benchmarks:||10.A.ECa. With teacher assistance, come up with meaningful questions that can be answered through gathering information.
10.A.ECb. Gather data about themselves and their surroundings to answer meaningful questions.
10.B.ECa. Organize, represent, and analyze information using concrete objects, pictures, and graphs, with teacher support.
15.A.ECa. Describe some common jobs and what is needed to perform those jobs.
15.A.ECb. Discuss why people work.
16.A.ECa. Recall information about the immediate past.
17.A.ECa. Locate objects and places in familiar environments.
17.A.ECb. Express beginning geographic thinking.
18.A.ECa. Recognize similarities and differences in people.