|Title:||The Curious Child|
|Spanish Version:||El niņo curioso
|Polish Version:||Ciekawość świata u dzieci
|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:||● Adult Child Relationship
● Emotional Development
● Project Approach
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
|● Infants and Toddlers (Birth To Age 3)
● Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
|Learning Areas:||● LANGUAGE ARTS
● SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
|Goals:||1. Demonstrate increasing competence in oral communication (listening and speaking).
11. Demonstrate curiosity about the world and begin to use the practices of science and engineering to answer questions and solve problems.
30. Develop self-management skills to achieve school and life success and develop positive relationships with others.
|Learning Standards:||1.B. Communicate effectively using language appropriate to the situation and audience.
11.A. Develop beginning skills in the use of science and engineering practices, such as observing, asking questions, solving problems, and drawing conclusions.
30.B. Recognize own uniqueness and personal qualities.
30.C. Demonstrate skills related to successful personal and school outcomes.
|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.
11.A.ECd. Collect, describe, compare, and record information from observations and investigations.
30.C.ECa. Exhibit eagerness and curiosity as a learner.
|Domains:||● Developmental Domain 3: Language Development, Communication, & Literacy
● Approaches to Learning
|Subdomain:||● Curiosity & Initiative
● Social Communication
● Receptive Communication
● Expressive Communication