- show an understanding of the value of speaking and listening to communicate. They recognize that sounds are associated with objects, or with symbolic representations of them. They are using language to name their environment, to get to know each other, to initiate and explore relationships, to question and inquire.
- People listen and speak to share thoughts and feelings.
- tell their own stories using words, gestures, and objects/artifacts
- follow classroom directions and routines, using context cues
- use the mother tongue (with translation, if necessary) to express needs and explain ideas
- use gestures, actions, body language and/or words to communicate needs and to express ideas
- listen and respond to picture books, showing pleasure, and demonstrating their understanding through gestures, expression and/or words
Numeracy – Data Handling (Phase 1)
- will develop an understanding of how the collection and organization of information helps to make sense of the world. They will sort, describe and label objects by attributes and represent information in graphs including pictographs and tally marks. The learners will discuss chance in daily events.
- We collect information to make sense of the world around us.
- understand that information about themselves and their surroundings can be obtained in different ways
- describe real objects and events by attributes.
PSPE – Identity (Phase 1)
- have an awareness of themselves and how they are similar and different to others. They can describe how they have grown and changed, and they can talk about the new understandings and abilities that have accompanied these changes. They demonstrate a sense of competence with developmentally appropriate daily tasks and can identify and explore strategies that help them cope with change. Learners reflect on their experiences in order to inform future learning and to understand themselves better.
- Each person is an individual.
- As people grow and change they develop new skills, understandings and abilities.
- Knowing how we are similar to and different from others helps shape our understanding of self.
- identify themselves in relation to others (for example, family, peers, school class, ethnicity, gender)
- describe how they have grown and changed
- describe some physical and personal characteristics and personal preferences
- talk about similarities and differences between themselves and others
- identify their feelings and emotions and explain possible causes
Social Studies – Human systems and economic activities (Age 3-5)
- Students will explore their understanding of people and their lives, focusing on themselves, their friends and families, and their immediate environment. They will practise applying rules and routines to work and play. They will gain an increasing awareness of themselves in relation to the various groups to which they belong and be conscious of systems by which they organize themselves.
- people construct organizations and systems
- Can recall a journey
- d. Identify roles, rights and responsibilities in society.