Kathrine Pribil Linda Salazar Stefani Whitcomb
Kindergarten students will be screened on the following items - all of which parents can help their children master before they enter kindergarten:
~ Use scissors to cut simple shapes.
~ Hop on each foot and skip.
~ Identify body parts
(heads, shoulder, chin, arms, elbow, wrist, hips, waist, legs, knees, ankle ,feet)
~ Identify colors
( red, blue, yellow, green, orange, purple, brown, pink, black, white)
~ Accurately state first and last name, age and birthday, address and phone.
What is my child learning in Kindergarten?ReadingKindergarten is a critical time to lay the foundation for becoming a successful reader. Your child will learn to:~ Recite the alphabet ~ Recognize both upper and lower case letters ~ Learn basic concepts of print~ Identify initial and final sounds in spoken words ~ Identify rhyming and non-rhyming words~ Determine words meanings ~ Make story predictions ~ Follow two & three-step directionsWritingKindergarten writing objectives involve:~ Generating story ideas as a class and drawing pictures to match ~ Working as a group to draft a story.~ Writing from left to right and showing space between words.~ Writing the alphabet in both upper and lower case letters.~ Writing first and last name on school papers.Mathematics~ Count to 20 ~ Identify and write numbers through 20 ~ Identify penny, nickel, dime, quarter, and dollar.~ Understand the concepts of above/below/between/smaller/larger/longer/shorter.~ Identify, copy and create models of various shapes.~ Sort objects by size, color and shape.