What to Know Before You GoKindergarten
- Parent and child are able to separate from each other.
- Listens and follows directions.
- Demonstrate self-control and accepts "no".
- Can sit quietly and focus for a 15 minute period of time.
- Can listen to and talk about stories and rhymes.
- Can write first name.
- Able to hold and use scissors and pencils correctly.
- Knows the difference between letters and numbers.
- Can identify colors and shapes
- Can count out loud and count objects.
- Listen attentively and follow two step directions.
- Identify all upper and lowercase letters and produce their sounds.
- Spell and write their name correctly using uppercase and lowercase letters appropriately.
- Read and write whole numbers up to 20.
- Recognize and produce rhymes.
- Read all Kindergarten sight words fluently.
- Use a number line to count one more or one less.
- Count by 1's, 5's, and 10's up to 100.
- Identify all coins and know their value.
- Independently tie their shoes (or please buy velcro).