Creative Curriculum Goals and Objectives

Creative Curriculum 

Social/Emotional Development:
Sense of Self
1. Shows ability to adjust to new situations.
2. Demonstrates appropriate trust in adults
3. Recognizes own feelings and manages then appropriately
4. Stands up for rights.

Responsibility for Self and Others
5. Demonstrates self-direction and independence
6. Takes responsibility for own well-being
7. Respects and cares for classroom environment and materials
8. Follows classroom routines
9. Follow classroom rules

Prosocial Behavior
10. Plays well with other children
11. Recognizes the feelings of others and responds appropriately
12. Shares and respects the rights of others
13. Uses thinking skills to resolve conflicts

Physical Development
Gross Motor
14. Demonstrates basic locomotor skills (running, jumping, hopping, galloping)
15. Shows balance while moving
16. Climbs up and down
17. Pedals and steers a tricycle (or other wheeled vehicle)
18. Demonstrates throwing, kicking, and catching skills

Fine Motor
19. Controls small muscles in hands
20. Coordinates eye-hand movement
21. Uses tools for writing and drawing

Cognitive Development
Learning and Problem Solving

22. Observes objects and events with curiosity
23. Approaches problems flexibly
24. Shows persistence in approaching tasks
25. Explores cause and effect
26. Applies knowledge or experience to a new context

Logical Thinking
27. Classifies objects
28. Compares/measures
29. Arranges objects in a series
30. Recognizes patterns and can repeat them
31. Shows awareness of time concepts and sequence
32. Shows awareness of position in space
33. Uses one-to-one correspondence
34. Uses numbers and counting

Representation and Symbolic Thinking
35. Takes on pretend roles and situations
36. Makes believe with objects
37. Makes and interprets representations

Language Development

Listening and Speaking
38. Hears an discriminates the sounds of language
39. Expresses self-using words and expanded sentences
40. Understands and follows oral directions
41. Answers questions
42. Asks questions
43. Actively participates in conversations

Reading and Writing
44. Enjoys reading and values reading
45. Demonstrates understanding of print concepts
46. Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet
47. Uses emerging reading skills to make meaning from print
48. Comprehends and interprets meaning from books and other tests
49. Understands the purpose of writing
50. Writes letters and words

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