Approaches to Learning: Pondering, Processing, and Applying Experiences I can look for ways to I will ask questions. understand. I will explore. Curiosity, Information-Seeking, and Eagerness I can participate in a lot of I will play in each center. activities. I will work with my teacher. Risk-Taking, Problem-solving, and Flexibility I can try new things. I will try new things. Persistence, Attentiveness, and Responsibility I can complete something I will finish my activity. without being distracted. Imagination, Creativity, and Invention I can explore materials to create and/or pretend. Aesthetic Sensibility I can use my senses to explore the world around me. I will use materials to make something. I will play and/or pretend. I will use my eyes, ears, nose, mouth and hands. I will move from one activity to another. I will use my words. I will take turns with my friends. I will try not to hurt my friends. I will share with my friends. I will play with my friends. Emotional and Social Development: Developing a Sense of Self I can accept change. I can express my anger appropriately. Developing a Sense of Self with Others I can be aware of my behavior and how it effects others. I can interact with others. Health and Physical Development: Self-Care I can do more self-help skills on my own. I will wash and dry my hands. I will use a spoon and/or fork to eat. I will drink from a cup and/or carton. I will put my things away. I will be safe at school. Motor Skills I can coordinate my movement. I will move my body. Physical Health and Growth I can use my vision and hearing to learn. I will use my eyes and/or ears to learn. Safety Awareness I can be safe around people, objects, and activities. Language Development and Communication: Receptive Language I can understand and use vocabulary. Expressive Language I can use verbal and nonverbal language to communicate. Foundations of Reading I can show interest in books. I will identify objects by pointing, looking, giving or telling. I will let you know what I need. I will communicate through sign, pictures, vocally or touch. I will listen to a story being read to me. I can pretend to read familiar books like my teacher. I will point to words/pictures in a book. I can hold a book upright while turning pages one by one from front to back. I will hold a book. I will turn pages in a book one at a time. I will draw. I will mark. I will scribble. I will make letters. I will sort by color, shape, size and/or object. I will explore each center. I will show awareness of weather. I will follow rules and routines. I will listen to my teacher. Foundations of Writing I can represent thought and ideas. Cognitive Development: Mathematical Thinking and Expression I can sort on the basis of one or two attributes. Scientific Thinking and Invention I can expand knowledge. I can demonstrate an awareness of seasonal changes and weather conditions. Social Connections I can understand relationships, roles and rules at school. Creative Expression I can participate in creative experiences. I will participate in art. I will participate in music. I will participate in drama. I will participate in movement. I will participate in dance.