Specials Essential Learning Objectives

Specials Essential Learning Objectives

PE ELOs:

Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade
The learner will demonstrate listening skills.

The learner will demonstrate a high level of safety in each class session.

The learner will improve core strength.

The learner will improve muscular strength and endurance. 

The learner will participate in balance activities. 

The learner will improve hand/eye and foot/eye coordination. 

The learner will improve aerobic capacity.

The learner will participate in movement patterns. 

The learner will demonstrate sportsmanship skills.

The learner will actively participate in throwing, catching and tossing activities. 

The learner will demonstrate improvement in jump rope skills. 

The learner will demonstrate listening skills.

The learner will demonstrate a high level of safety in each class session.

The learner will improve core strength.

The learner will improve muscular strength and endurance. 

The learner will participate in balance activities. 

The learner will improve hand/eye and foot/eye coordination. 

The learner will improve aerobic capacity.

The learner will participate in movement patterns. 

The learner will demonstrate sportsmanship skills.

The learner will actively participate in throwing, catching and tossing activities. 

The learner will demonstrate improvement in jump rope skills. 

 

The learner will demonstrate listening skills.

The learner will demonstrate a high level of safety in each class session.

The learner will improve core strength.

The learner will improve muscular strength and endurance. 

The learner will participate in balance activities. 

The learner will improve hand/eye and foot/eye coordination. 

The learner will improve aerobic capacity.

The learner will participate in movement patterns. 

The learner will demonstrate sportsmanship skills.

The learner will actively participate in throwing, catching and tossing activities. 

The learner will demonstrate improvement in jump rope skills. 

 

Music ELOs:

Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade

The learner will create vocal sounds in a variety of ways. 

The learner will perform a steady beat.

The learner will improvise songs in a variety of ways.

The learner will recognize basic music symbols as music notation.

The learner will respond to music through active listening and movement.

The learner will identify a variety of elements that make music sound different. 

The learner will demonstrate age-appropriate performance practices. 

The learner will sing songs and simple melodic patterns with expressive elements. 

The learner will perform beat and rhythm.

The learner will create music in the form of rhythmic or melodic patterns.

The learner will read and write rhythms and melodies using basic music symbols. 

The learner will respond to music through active listening and movement.

The learner will recognize how different elements create excitement and variety in musical compositions. 

The learner will recognize that music serves different purposes. 

The learner will demonstrate age-appropriate performance practices. 

The learner will sing songs and simple melodic patterns tunefully with expressive elements and an awareness of blend in a vocal ensemble. 

The learner will accompany a variety of songs with classroom instruments. 

The learner will perform rhythms and beat.

The learner will read and write rhythms and melodies on a staff using basic music symbols.

The learner will listen to and describe the music and instruments they hear.

The learner will interpret how different elements create excitement and variety in musical compositions. 

The learner will describe how music comes from different places in the world, times in history, and serves a variety of purposes.

The learner will demonstrate age-appropriate performance practices.

The learner will compose and improvise using voice or instruments. 

 Art ELOs:

Kindergarten

1st Grade 2nd Grade

The learner will experiment with new ways to create art.

The learner will identify and create a color wheel. 

The learner will identify and use the primary colors.

The learner will develop skills through sensory play. 

The learner will identify and make a variety of shapes (big and small). 

The learner will recognize and create using the different elements of art, such as line, shape, and color. 

The learner will use a variety of tools and materials safely, such as scissors and glue, as demonstrated. 

The learner will recognize and create a repeating pattern. 

The learner will recognize the role of art throughout history and across cultures. 

The learner will recognize that people can express themselves through their art. 

The learner will be able to identify and talk about art using art vocabulary. 

The learner will connect art with their personality by creating art from imagination. 

The learner will understand elements of line, shape, and color in art.

The learner will use the color wheel to develop color theory, such as cool/warm colors and complementary colors.

The learner will create a monochromatic picture.  

The learner will explore new mediums in art, such as clay (bisque and greenware). 

The learner will create a paper weaving using the tabby weave technique.

The learner will explore artwork from different cultures, and create art using similar techniques. 

The learner will build art vocabulary by using correct terms to describe artwork. 

The learner will create using a line of symmetry.

The learner will explore using printmaking techniques. 

The learner will explore and create a landscape. 

The learner will use problem-solving skills to find multiple solutions in their artwork.

The learner will create a 3D form using paper. 

The learner will recognize art criticism, through positive, and constructive feedback. 

The learner will express opinions based on the artwork we observe.

The learner will identify and talk about using art terminology.

The learner will create a 3D form with clay. 

The learner will create with clay by using the pinch pot technique. 

The learner will create art using space (foreground, middle ground, and background).

The learner will create a textile by using the tabby weave technique. 

The learner will identify different characteristics about themselves and draw them into a self-portrait.

The learner will discuss differences in the art in culture. 

The learner will be introduced to one point perspective. 

The learner will be able to use a line and measurement. 

Library ELOs:

Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade

The learner will locate the library and ask the Librarian for assistance. 

The learner will demonstrate proper checkout and return procedures. 

The learner will demonstrate active listening skills across a variety of situations. 

The learner will identify and discuss parts of a book. 

The learner will apply effective skills in locating library materials. 

The learner will identify work of authors and illustrators. 

The learner will identify fiction and nonfiction books. 

The learner will recognize the Nebraska Golden Sower books and other award-winning books. 

The learner will use an iPad safely, responsibly and respectfully. 

The learner will utilize an iPad for digital learning. 

The learner will demonstrate proper book care. 

The learner will demonstrate proper checkout and return procedures. 

The learner will demonstrate active listening skills across a variety of situations. 

The learner will identify and discuss parts of a book. 

The learner will apply effective skills in locating library materials. 

The learner will identify work of authors and illustrators. 

The learner will utilize tools to choose a good fit book. 

The learner will identify literature genres.

The learner will recognize the Nebraska Golden Sower books and other award-winning books. 

The learner will use an iPad safely, responsibly and respectfully. 

The learner will utilize an iPad for digital learning. 

The learner will demonstrate proper book care. 

The learner will demonstrate proper checkout and return procedures. 

The learner will demonstrate active listening skills across a variety of situations. 

The learner will identify and discuss parts of a book. 

The learner will make predictions and inferences from a text. 

The learner will apply effective skills in locating library materials. 

The learner will identify work of authors and illustrators. 

The learner will utilize tools to choose a good fit book. 

The learner will identify literature genres.

The learner will use text features to locate information and gain meaning from text.

The learner will recognize the Nebraska Golden Sower books and other award-winning books. 

The learner will utilize print and digital resources for research. 

The learner will use an iPad safely, responsibly and respectfully. 

The learner will utilize an iPad for digital learning. 

Guidance ELOs:

Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade

The learner will use communication skills to know when and how to ask for help when needed.

The learner will acquire self-knowledge to identify and express feelings. 

The learner will distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate behaviors.

The learner will understand the need for self-control and how to practice it.

The learner will develop effective coping skills for dealing with problems. 

The learner will recognize, accept, respect, and appreciate individual differences. 

The learner will demonstrate the ability to know when, where, and how to seek help for solving problems and making decisions. 

The learner will learn how to make and keep friends.

The learner will acquire personal safety skills to apply effective problem-solving and decision-making skills to make safe and healthy choices. 

The learner will identify attitudes and behaviors which lead to successful learning. 

The learner will acquire self-knowledge to identify and express feelings. 

The learner will distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate behaviors.

The learner will understand the need for self-control and how to practice it.

The learner will develop effective coping skills for dealing with problems.

The learner will identify alternative solutions to a problem.

The learner will demonstrate the ability to know when, where, and how to seek help for solving problems and making decisions. 

The learner will acquire personal safety skills to apply effective problem-solving and decision-making skills to make safe and healthy choices. 

The learner will accept mistakes as essential to the learning process. 

The learner will formulate decisions, set goals and take necessary actions to achieve goals. 

The learner will distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate behaviors. 

The learner will understand the need for self-control and how to practice it. 

The learner will develop effective coping skills for dealing with problems or strong emotions. 

The learner will apply time management and task management skills.

The learner will demonstrate the ability to know when, where, and how to seek help for solving problems and making decisions. 

The learner will demonstrate the ability to work independently as well as the ability to work cooperatively with other students. 

The learner will acquire personal safety skills to apply effective problem-solving and decision-making skills to make safe and healthy choices.