Kindergarten

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS/
READING:
Recognizes upper case letters
Recognizes lower case letters
Recognizes sounds
Recognizes sight words:  I, is, am, the, at, in, to, my, have, go, it, said, you, did, and, on, up, like, and other common read words.

Writing Stages
Scribbling/ Pictorial 
• Combines pictures and scribbles to represent writing
• No recognizable letters

Pre-Communicative Stage
• Strings together random letters (upper case) and letter-like forms
• Prints own name and occasionally copies words

Semi-Phonetic Stage
• Uses one beginning letter to write a word
• Begins to write left to right
• Understands that print holds meaning

MATHEMATICS
Knows Directionality:  right, left, front, back, beside, above, below
Reproduces a pattern
Counts by ones to 10, 50,and 100
Counts by fives to 30
Counts by tens  to 30

Recognizes Numbers:
• 0-10
• 11-19
• 20-30

Recognizes shapes:  
square, circle, rectangle, oval, triangle, diamond

Addition:  Understands simple addition using manipulatives

Subtraction:  Understands simple subtraction using manipulatives

FINE MOTOR DEVELOPMENT:
Holds pencil & scissors correctly
Fastens coat
Ties shoes
Writes first name
Writes last name

SCIENCE
Force and Motion
Earth

SOCIAL STUDIES
Myself and Others

Special Classes
Art
Music
Gym
Library
Computer

Behavior Expectations:
Respects adults
Cooperates with peers
Demonstrates self-control in classroom
Demonstrates self-control at unstructured times
Transitions well during the day

Work Habit Expectations:
Listens attentively
Works independently
Makes good use of time

Assessments:
Kindergarten Readiness Test (KRT)
Kindergarten Essential Skills Inventory
Diagnostic Reading Assessment (DRA)
Classroom Assessments
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