• By the end of Kindergarten, Students who are making adequate progress in the following subjects are able to:

    Reading

    ● Retell stories

    ● Identify sequences in texts

    ●  Make predictions

    ● Make connections with characters, setting, and events

    ● Use pictures and meaning to solve unknown text

    ● Engage in independent reading

    ● Answer simple questions in response to text

    ● Use self-correcting to check meaning

    ● Read first and last name

    ● Emerge as a reader

    ● Recognize color and number words

    ● Identify familiar sight words

    ● Use resources such as picture dictionaries and word walls

    ● Recognize and name all upper case and lower case letters

    ● Recognize letter-sound correspondence

    ● Isolate beginning sounds

    ● Isolate ending sounds

    ● Blend sounds to make words

    ● Recognize the number of syllables in words

    ● Sound out words

    ● Track print from left to right

    ● Distinguish between print and pictures

    ● Identify parts of a book

    ● Distinguish between letters and words

     

    Speaking /Listening

    ● Use age appropriate vocabulary

    ● Respond respectfully when spoken to

    ● Speak in complete sentences when required

    ● Stay on topic

    ● Take turns when speaking in a group

    ● Establish eye contact while speaking

    ● Speak audibly

    ● Listen actively and responsively

    ● Listen to an activity for an extended period of time

    ● Listen without interrupting

    ● Respond appropriately to what is heard

     

    Writing

    ● Print first and last name

    ● Space letters and words correctly

    ● Form letters correctly

    ● Write front left to right

    ● Write multiple words or word parts to express a thought

    ● Use capitalization at the beginning of a sentence

    ● Write letters to represent sounds in words

    ● Spell frequently used words correctly

     

    Math

    ● Use manipulatives appropriately

    ● Solve problems with manipulatives

    ● Estimate with a variety of objects

    ● Draw to model the action in problems

    ● Explain to others how a problem is solved

    ● Recognize and name numerals to 100

    ● Write the numerals 10 100

    ● Add numbers up to 10

    ● Subtract numerals up to 10

    ● Count from 0-100

    ● Count backwards from 10-0

    ● Sort and classify quantities

    ● Graph

    ● Use and understand ordinal numbers

    ● Build number sets

    ● Recognize +, -, and = in mathematical equations

    ● Understand and use ideas such as over, under, above, below, on,

              beside, next to

    ● Sort, classify, and compare objects

    ● Identify shapes

    ● Draw basic shapes

    ● Recognize specific times of the day

    ● Know the days of the week in sequence

    ● Know months of the year in sequence

    ● Use quantitative words to describe objects

    ● Collect and record data

    ● Display data in pictographs and bar graphs

    ● Make predictions using information from the graph

    ● Interpret data using information from the graph

     

     Social Studies

    ● Understand concepts presented

    ● Understand roles of self, family, school, and community

    ● Understand rules of school and community

     

    Science

    ● Work in a group

    ● Understand concepts presented

    ● Make and describe observations

    ● Make predictions

    ● Use science tools or equipment

    ● Respect living things