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

● Retell stories

● Identify sequences in texts

●  Make predictions

● Make connections with characters, setting, and events

● Use pictures and meaning to solve unknown text

● Answer simple questions in response to text

● Use self-correcting to check meaning

● Read first and last name

● 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