Worksheet for Planning to Gather Additional Evidence for the DRDP (2015) Preschool Fundamental View

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Assessment period (e.g., Fall 2015):_________________________

DRDP (2015) – Preschool Fundamental View

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Approaches to Learning–Self-Regulation (ATL-REG)

1. Attention Maintenance

Child develops the capacity to pay attention to people, things, or the environment when interacting with others or exploring play materials




2. Self-Comforting

Child develops the capacity to comfort or soothe self in response to distress from internal or external stimulation




3. Imitation

Child mirrors, repeats, and practices the actions or words of others in increasingly complex ways




4. Curiosity and Initiative in Learning

Child explores the environment in increasingly focused ways to learn about people, things, materials, and events




5. Self-Control of Feelings and Behavior

Child increasingly develops strategies for regulating feelings and behavior, becoming less reliant on adult guidance over time




6. Engagement and Persistence

Child increasingly persists in understanding or mastering activities, even if they are challenging or difficult




7. Shared Use of Space and Materials

Child develops the capacity to share the use of space and materials with others




Social and Emotional Development (SED)

1. Identity of Self in Relation to Others

Child shows increasing awareness of self as distinct from and also related to others




2. Social and Emotional Understanding

Child shows developing understanding of people’s behaviors, feelings, thoughts, and individual characteristics




3. Relationships and Social Interactions with Familiar Adults

Child develops close relationships with one or more familiar adults (including family members) and interacts in an increasingly competent and cooperative manner with familiar adults




4. Relationships and Social Interactions with Peers

Child becomes increasingly competent and cooperative in interactions with peers and develops friendships with several peers




5. Symbolic and Sociodramatic Play

Child develops the capacity to use objects to represent other objects or ideas and to engage in symbolic play with others




Language and Literacy Development (LLD)

1. Understanding of Language (Receptive)

Child understands increasingly complex communication and language




2. Responsiveness to Language

Child communicates or acts in response to language and responds to increasingly complex language




3. Communication and Use of Language (Expressive)

Child’s communication develops from nonverbal communication to using language with increasingly complex words and sentences




4. Reciprocal Communication and Conversation

Child engages in back-and-forth communication that develops into increasingly extended conversations




5. Interest in Literacy

Child shows interest in books, songs, rhymes, stories, and other literacy activities in increasingly complex ways




6. Comprehension of Age-Appropriate Text

Child develops capacity to understand details and ideas from age-appropriate text presented by adults




7. Concepts About Print

Child shows an increasing understanding of the conventions and physical organization of print material and that print carries meaning




8. Phonological Awareness

Child shows increasing awareness of the sounds (elements) that make up language, including the ability to manipulate them in language




9. Letter and Word Knowledge

Child shows increasing awareness of letters in the environment and their relationship to sound, including understanding that letters make up words




10. Emergent Writing

Child shows increasing ability to write using scribbles, marks, drawings, letters, characters, or words to represent meaning




English-Language Development (ELD)

1. Comprehension of English (Receptive English)

Child shows increasing progress toward fluency in understanding English




2. Self-Expression in English (Expressive English)

Child shows increasing progress toward fluency in speaking English




3. Understanding and Response to English Literacy Activities

Child shows an increasing understanding of and response to books, stories, songs, and poems presented in English




4. Symbol, Letter, and Print Knowledge in English

Child shows an increasing understanding that print in English carries meaning




Cognition, Including Math and Science (COG)

1. Spatial Relationships

Child increasingly shows understanding of how objects move in space or fit in different spaces




2. Classification

Child shows an increasing ability to compare, match, and sort objects into groups according to their attributes




3. Number Sense of Quantity

Child shows developing understanding of number and quantity




4. Number Sense of Math Operations

Child shows increasing ability to add and subtract small quantities of objects




5. Measurement

Child shows an increasing understanding of measurable properties such as size, length, weight, and capacity (volume), and how to quantify those properties




6. Patterning

Child shows an increasing ability to recognize, reproduce, and create patterns of varying complexity




7. Shapes

Child shows an increasing knowledge of shapes and their characteristics




Physical Development–Health (PD-HLTH)

1. Perceptual-Motor Skills and Movement Concepts

Child moves body and interacts with the environment, demonstrating increasing awareness of own physical effort, body awareness, spatial awareness, and directional awareness




2. Gross Locomotor Movement Skills

Child shows increasing proficiency in fundamental locomotor skills (e.g., rolling, crawling, cruising, walking, running, jumping, galloping)




3. Gross Motor Manipulative Skills

Child shows increasing proficiency in gross motor manipulative skills (e.g., reaching, kicking, grasping, throwing, and catching)




4. Fine Motor Manipulative Skills

Child demonstrates increasing precision, strength, coordination, and efficiency when using muscles of the hand for play and functional tasks




5. Safety

Child shows awareness of safety and increasingly demonstrates knowledge of safety skills when participating in daily activities




6. Personal Care Routines: Hygiene

Child increasingly responds to and initiates personal care routines that support hygiene




7. Personal Care Routines: Feeding

Child responds to feeding and feeds self with increasing proficiency




8. Personal Care Routines: Dressing

Child develops and refines ability to participate in and take responsibility for dressing self




9. Active Physical Play

Child engages in physical activities with increasing endurance and intensity




10. Nutrition

Child demonstrates increasing knowledge about nutrition and healthful food choices