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Kindergarten Learning Objectives for “As You Wish”

Kindergarten Learning Objectives for “As You Wish”

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English Language Arts

General Learning Objective

1. Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to explore thoughts, ideas, feelings and experiences.

Specific Learning Objectives

1.1 Discover and explore

Express ideas and develop understanding

  • Share personal experiences prompted by oral, print and other media texts
  • Talk about ideas, experiences and familiar events

Experiment with language and forms

  • Talk and represent to explore, express and share stories, ideas and experiences

1.2 Clarify and Extend

Consider the ideas of others

  • Listen to experiences and feelings shared by others

Combine Ideas

  • Connect related ideas and information

Extent Understanding

  • Express interest in new ideas and experiences

General Learning Objective

2. Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to comprehend and respond personally and critically to oral, print and other media texts.

Specific Learning Objectives

2.1 Use Strategies and Cues

Use prior knowledge

  • Connect oral language with print and pictures
  • Understand that stories, information and personal experiences can be recorded in pictures and print and can be listened to, read or viewed
  • Expect print and pictures to have meaning and to be related to each other in print and other media texts

Use comprehension strategies

  • Ask questions and make comments during listening and reading activities
  • Recall events and characters in familiar stories read aloud by others

2.2 – Respond to Text

Experience various texts

  • Participate in shared listening, reading and viewing experiences, using oral, print and other media texts from a variety of cultural traditions and genres, such as picture books, fairy tales, rhymes, stories, photographs, illustrations and video programs
  • Listen and view attentively

Construct meaning from texts

  • Relate aspects of oral, print and other media texts to personal feelings and experiences
  • Talk about and represent the actions of characters portrayed in oral, print and other media texts
  • Talk about experiences similar or related to those in oral, print and other media texts

2.3 – Understand Forms, Elements and Techniques

Understand forms and genres

  • Experience a variety of oral, print and other media texts

Understand techniques and elements

  • Develop a sense of story through reading, listening and viewing experiences
  • Identify the main characters in a variety of oral, print and other media texts

General Learning Objective

3. Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to manage ideas and information.

Specific Learning Objectives

3.1 Plan and Focus

Focus Attention

  • Attend to oral, print and other media texts on topics of interest
  • Make statements about topics under discussion

3.3 Organize, Record and Evaluate

Evaluate information

  • Share new learnings with others

3.4 Share and Review

Share ideas and information

  • Share ideas and information about topics of interest

Review research process

  • Share information-gathering experiences

General Learning Objective

4. Students will listen, speak, read, write, view and represent to enhance the clarity and artistry of communication.

Specific Learning Objectives

4.3 Present and Share

Demonstrate attentive listening and viewing

  • Make comments that relate to the topic being discussed

Science

Topic: Environment and Community Awareness

General Learning Objective

The child demonstrates curiosity, interest and a willingness to learn about the environment and community.

Specific Learning Objectives
  • Becomes aware of the five senses and how they are used to explore, investigate and describe the world
  • Explores and investigates objects and events in the environment 
  • Becomes aware of the relationship between cause and effect
  • Generates ideas to make personal sense of objects, events and relationships.