|Title:||The Power of the Pen: Drawing and Scribbling|
|Spanish Version:||El poder del lápiz. Dibujos y garabatos
|Polish Version:||Siła pisania: Rysowanie i bazgrolenie
|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
(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
● PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH
● ACROSS THE CURRICULUM
|Goals:||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.
19. Acquire movement skills and understand concepts needed to explore the environment, support learning, and engage in health-enhancing physical activity.
|Learning Standards:||4.B. Demonstrate an emerging knowledge and understanding of the alphabet.
5.A. Demonstrate growing interest and abilities in writing.
19.A. Demonstrate physical competency and control of large and small muscles.
|Benchmarks:||4.B.ECd. With teacher assistance, begin to form some letters of the alphabet, especially those in own name.
5.A.ECa. Experiment with writing tools and materials.
5.A.ECb. Use scribbles, letterlike forms, or letters/words to represent written language.
5.A.ECc. With teacher assistance, write own first name using appropriate upper/lowercase letters.
19.A.ECe. Use writing and drawing tools with some control.