GOALS FOR INFANTS THROUGH TWO

SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL

COGNITIVE

LANGUAGE

PHYSICAL

1. Regulates own emotions and behaviors
     a. Manages feelings
     b. Follows limits and expectations
     c. Takes care of own needs   appropriately
2. Establishes and sustains positive relationships
     a. Forms relationships with adults
     b. Responds to emotional cues
     c. Interacts with peers
     d. Makes friends
3. Participates cooperatively and constructively in
group situations
      a. Balances needs and rights of self and others
      b. Solves social problems

1. Demonstrates traveling skills


2. Demonstrates balancing skills


3. Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills


4. Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination
      a. Uses fingers and hands
      b. Uses writing and drawing tools

1. Listens to and understands increasingly complex
language

     a. Comprehends language
     b. Follows directions
2. Uses language to express thoughts and needs
     a. Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary
     b. Speaks clearly. Uses conventional grammar
     d. Tells about another time or place
3. Uses appropriate conversational and other
communication skills

     a. Engages in conversations
     b. Uses social rules of language

1. Demonstrates positive approaches to learning
     a. Attends and engages
     b. Persists
     c. Solves problems
     d. Shows curiosity and motivation
     e. Shows flexibility and inventiveness in thinking
2. Remembers and connects experiences
     a. Recognizes and recalls
     b. Makes connections
3. Uses classification skills
4. Uses symbols and images to represent something
not present

     a. Thinks symbolically
     b. Engages in sociodramatic play