8.2-Engagement and Persistence
Children purposefully choose and persist in experiences and activities.
Children in Ms. Romig's class persist in and complete a variety of caregiver-directed...tasks, ...activities, ...and experiences.
When Ms. Romig draws her class's attention to the job chart, she encourages the children to read the name of the child responsible for a certain task. Cards with a picture representation of the task as well as the name of the task follow the children's names so they can see which job they are responsible for.
9.5-Awareness of Community
Children have an increasing awareness of belonging to a family, community, culture, and program.
Children in Ms. Romig's class show early understanding of...the welfare of the community and its members...and show responsibility as a member of a community.
The children in Ms. Romig's class learn the importance of responsibility by completing assigned tasks that contribute to the welfare of their classroom community.
10.1-Language Understanding and Use
Children understand and use communication and language for a variety of purposes.
Children in Ms. Romig's class show a steady increase in listening vocabulary. They also listen and respond appropriately in conversations with...caregivers...and answer a variety of question types.
The children in Ms. Romig's class understand positional words such as "top" and "under". When Ms. Romig asks the class whose name is on top of the job chart, the appropriate child raises her hand and waits for Ms. Romig to ask what her job is for the day. She then asks the class whose name is under the previous one. The children answer questions related to individual names, position of the name in relation to others, and the job to be performed that day.