Teaching Strategies GOLD Objectives for Development and Learning

Birth through Kindergarten

Social - Emotional

1. Regulates own emotions and behaviors

2. Establishes and sustains positive relationships

3. Participate cooperatively and constructively in group situations


4. Demonstrates traveling skills

5. Demonstrates balancing skills

6. Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

7. Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination


8. Listens to and understands increasingly complex language

9. Uses Language to express thoughts and needs

10. Uses appropriate conversational and other communication skills


11. Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

12. Remembers and connects experiences

13. Uses classification skills

14. Uses symbols and images to represent something not present


15. Demonstrates phonological awareness

16. Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

17. Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

18. Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

19. Demonstrates emergent writing skills


20. Uses number concepts and operations

21. Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

22. Compares and measures

23. Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

Science and Technology

24. Uses scientific inquiry skills

25. Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things

26. Demonstrates knowledge of the physical properties of objects and materials

27. Demonstrates knowledge of Earth's environment

28. Uses tools and other technology to perform tasks

Social Studies

29. Demonstrates knowledge about self

30. Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

31. Explores change related to familiar people or places

32. Demonstrates simple geographic knowledge

The Arts

33. Explores the visual arts

34. Explores musical concepts and expressions

35. Explores dance and movement concepts

36. Explores drama through actions and language

English Language Acquisition

37. Demonstrates progress in listening to and understanding English

38. Demonstrates progress in speaking English