3's & 4's Learning Goals

 

Domain #1: Approaches to Learning

            Emotional and Behavioral Self-Regulation

                        P-ATL 1 Child manages emotions with increasing independence

                        P-ATL 2 Child follows classroom rules and routines with increasing independence

                        P-ATL 3 Child appropriately handles and takes care of classroom materials

                        P-ATL 4 Child manages actions, words, and behavior with increasing independence

            Cognitive Self-Regulation (Executive Functioning)

                        P-ATL 5 Child demonstrates an increasing ability to control impulses

                        P-ATL 6 Child maintains focus and sustains attention with minimal adult support

                        P-ATL 7 Child persists in tasks

                        P-ATL 8 Child holds information in mind and manipulates it to perform tasks

                        P-ATL 9 Child demonstrates flexibility in thinking and behavior

            Initiative and Curiosity

                        P-ATL 10 Child demonstrates initiative and independence

                        P-ATL 11 Child shows interest in and curiosity about the world around them

            Creativity

                        P-ATL 12 Child expresses creativity in thinking and communication

                        P-ATL 13 Child uses imagination in play and interaction with others

Domain #2: Social and Emotional Development

            Relationships with Adults

                        P-SE 1 Child engages in and maintains positive relationships and interactions with adults

                        P-SE 2 Child engages in prosocial and cooperative behavior with adults

            Relationships with Other Children

                        P-SE 3 Child engages in and maintains positive interactions and relationships with other children

                        P-SE 4 Child engages in cooperative play with other children

                        P-SE 5 Child uses basic problem-solving to resolve conflicts with other children

            Emotional Functioning

                        P-SE 6 Child expresses a broad range of emotions and recognizes these emotions in self and others

                        P-SE 7 Child expresses care and concern toward others

                        P-SE 8 Child manages emotions with increasing independence

            Sense of Identity and Belonging

                        P-SE 9 Child recognizes self as a unique individual having own abilities, characteristics, emotions, and interests

                        P-SE 10 Child expresses confidence in own skills and positive feelings about self

                        P-SE 11 Child has a sense of belonging to family, community, and other groups

Domain #3: Language and Literacy

            Language and Communication

                        Attending and Understanding

                                    P-LC 1 Child attends to communication and language from others

                                    P-LC 2 Child understands and responds to increasingly complex communication and language from others

                        Communicating and Speaking

                                    P-LC 3 Child varies the amount of information provided to meet the demands of the situations

                                    P-LC 4 Child understands, follows, and uses appropriate social and conversational rules

                                    P-LC 5 Child expresses himself in increasingly long, detailed, and sophisticated ways

                        Vocabulary

                        P-LC 6 Child understands and uses a wide variety of words for a variety of purposes

                        P-LC 7 Child shows understanding of word categories and relationships among words

 

            Literacy

                        Phonological Awareness

                                    P-LIT 1 Child demonstrates awareness that spoken language is composed of smaller segments\of sound

                        Print and Alphabet Knowledge

                                    P-LIT 2 Child demonstrates an understanding of how print is used (functions of print) and the rules that govern how print works 

                                    P-LIT 3 Child identifies letters of the alphabet

                        Comprehension and Text Structure

                                    P-LIT 4 Child demonstrates an understanding of narrative structure through storytelling/re-telling                                     

  P-LIT 5 Child asks and answers questions about a book that was read aloud

                        Writing P-LIT 6 Child writes for a variety of purposes using increasingly sophisticated marks

Domain #4: Cognition

            Mathematics Development

                        Counting and Cardinality

                                    P-MATH 1 Child knows number names and the count sequence

                                    P-MATH 2 Child recognizes the number of objects in a small set (subitizing)

                                    P-MATH 3 Child understands the relationship between numbers and quantities

                                    P-MATH 4 Child compares numbers

                                    P-MATH 5 Child associates a quantity with written numerals up to 5 and begins to write numbers

                        Operations and Algebraic Thinking

                                    P-MATH 6 Child understands addition as adding to and understands subtraction as taking away from

                                    P-MATH 7 Child understands simple patterns

                        Measurement

                                    P-MATH 8 Child measures objects by their various attributes using standard and non-standard measurement; uses differences in attributes to make comparisons

                        Geometry and Spatial Sense

                                    P-MATH 9 Child identifies, describes, compares, and composes shapes

                                    P-MATH 10 Child explores the positions of objects in space

                        Forerunner Skills

                                    FS-1 Child demonstrates classification

                                    FS-2 Child creates equal and unequal sets

                                    FS-3 Child demonstrates one-to-one correspondence

                                    FS-4 Child recognizes, duplicates, and extends simple patterns

                                    FS-5 Child identifies pattern core

                                    FS-6 Child demonstrates order and sequence

          Scientific Reasoning

                        Scientific Inquiry

                                    P-SCI 1 Child observes and describes observable phenomena (objects, materials, organisms, and events)

                                    P-SCI 2 Child engages in scientific talk

                                    P-SCI 3 Child compares and categorizes observable phenomena

                        Reasoning and Problem Solving

                                    P-SCI 4 Child asks a question, gathers information, and makes predictions

                                    P-SCI 5 Child plans and conducts investigations and experiments

                                    P-SCI 6 Child analyzes results, draws conclusions, and communicates results

Domain #5: Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development

            Gross Motor

                        P-PMP 1 Child demonstrates control, strength, and coordination of large muscles

                        P-PMP 2 Child uses perceptual information to guide motions and interactions with objects and other people

            Fine Motor

                        P-PMP 3 Child demonstrates increasing control, strength, and coordination of small muscles

            Health, Safety, and Nutrition

                        P-PMP 4 Child demonstrates personal hygiene and self-care skills

                        P-PMP 5 Child develops knowledge and skills that help promote nutritious food choices