ELG 3-5

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Lessons

Unlock your Learning Potential (L14)

Take this fun, simple test to find out about your preferred learning style. Researchers have found left/right brain differences and learning personality differences suggest that each person has a way…

Activity: Creative Card Games (L19)

The ELG 3-5 incorporates positive approaches to learning by including them in curriculum in thefollowing ways:● Provide opportunities that elicit these skills● Challenge children with moderately difficult tasks● Directly teach…

Activity: Using Reflective Statements to Teach (L20)

The first two strategies to promote positive approaches to learning worked to create opportunities that elicited the desired approaches to learning. The third strategy involves the practitioner’s set of behaviors…

Choosing a Theme (L21)

Here are the benefits and concerns in planning a lesson around a theme: Benefits Provides an array of activities around an idea Offers a variety of ways to explore a…

Activity: Teaching Strategy Review (L29)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

In this activity, you will be reviewing the strategies and activities from the Early Learning Guidelines that teachers can do to support preschool children in creative skills. As you read…

Final Thoughts (L36)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Are there any issues that might prevent you from supporting creative expression skills through music, art, dramatic play, movement, sensory and exploration? We know the best way to foster creativity…

Literacy is . . . (L39)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Much attention has been focused, in recent years, on literacy by our legislatures, media, and educational systems. Research has shown a link between early literacy and communication skills with later…

Literacy Assessment (L41)

Length: 15 minutesComplexity: Standard

Let’s look at commonly asked questions when creating a literacy-rich classroom. These questions and many more will be answered throughout this section of the training. But first, you will need…

Final Thoughts (L51)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

The environment plays a big part in laying the foundation and supporting young children in developing communication and early literacy skills. Children need to be given access to books and…

Zebra Stripes (L55)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Teachers can use books that incorporate Math concepts to support children learning Mathematic Standards. In the book, Lots and Lots of Zebra Stripes by Stephen R. Swinburne, children can look…

Planning for Mathematics (L64)

Length: 15 minutesComplexity: Standard

Develop a list of appropriate Math activities for preschoolers in each of the five Mathematical concepts. Be sure to list the materials needed to do the activities and the ELG…

Gross Motor Equipment (L73)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Children develop coordination and balance—as well as other large motor skills—through a variety of activities. The authors of All About the ECERS-3 states, “there should be seven to nine different…

Animal Quiz (L83)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

This humorous activity will show that people often think too hard when it comes to Science; sometimes the answers are easier or more obvious than we realize. For this activity,…

Exploring Physical Science (L89)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Activity When children investigate items that could sink or float, they are participating in an activity that supports ELG Standard Two. This activity would also support Standard One—using water in…

Exploring Biological Science (91)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

Science can be integrated into all the other learning domains. Not only will Science experiences build scientific knowledge but also help ignite a passion for learning in children. In the…

Pig Personality Test (L99)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

The activity you are about to participate in will help you to analyze yourself and examine your personality by the way you draw a pig—which direction the pig is facing,…

Agree or Disagree (L101)

Length: 5 minutesComplexity: Standard

It has been said that of the eight concept areas, this standard is the most complex. Do you agree or disagree? Why do you feel that way? What type of…

What is in Your Lesson Plan? (L121)

Length: 15 minutesComplexity: Standard

We have now covered all the concept areas, or learning domains, in the Early Learning Guidelines for Children Ages Three to Five. You should have completed lesson planning forms for…

Wrapping Up & Post-Test (L122)

Complexity: Standard

This concludes the informational portion of the course. Please complete the following post-test and then continue to the Oklahoma Registry information survey on the next lesson.