GOALS AND EXPECTATIONS

Language Arts

  • Listen attentively in a variety of settings and exhibit appropriate response
  • Asks questions appropriate to the situation
  • Speak in complete sentences with a well-developed vocabulary
  • Retell a simple story in sequence
  • Know and exhibit the proper reading progression (top to bottom, left to right)
  • Recognize and name all uppercase letters
  • Recognize and name all lowercase letters
  • Write all uppercase letters
  • Write all lowercase letters
  • Make sound letter associations
  • Recognize words as distinct units
  • Make connections between oral language and written materials and “read” from memory
  • Make appropriate connections from what is read to own experiences
  • Use picture clues
  • Use inventive spelling
  • Read back own writing
  • Recognize and read sight words
  • Correctly spell sight words
  • Develop the concept of writing sentences
  • Be reading emergent/level 1 books

 

Mathematics and Science

  • Recognize and identify geometric shapes
  • Classify objects by color, shape, and size
  • Demonstrate an understanding of more than, less than, and equal to
  • Order objects by size, height, color, and weight
  • Understand ordinal position (first, second)
  • Recognize and repeat patterns
  • Count in sequence up to 50
  • Recognize numerals 1-50
  • Write numerals 1-20
  • Seek out answers through active investigation
  • Collect data and record using lists/graphs
  • Begin to understand information from graphs
  • Recognize and identify coins
  • Know monetary value of coins
  • Undertand linear measurement using nonstandard units (i.e arm or pencil length)
  • Be familiar with vocabulary for atrtibutes big/small, tall/short, heavy/light, long/short
  • Understand meaning of one-half
  • Perform single-digit addition
  • Perform single-digit subtraction
  • Apply problem-solving strategies
  • Demonstrate one-to-one correspondence with numbers

 

Classroom Behavior

  • Maintain attention for 20-25 minutes
  • Work independently and to completion
  • Smoothly transition from one activity to another
  • Attends to tasks within groups and independently
  • Takes appropriate risks
  • Play cooperatively
  • Keeps personal belongings and materials organized

 

Social Behavior

  • Respect the right and feelings of others
  • Espress thoughts and feelings
  • Accept responsibility for own behavior
  • Interact comfortably with peers
  • Interact comfortably with adults
  • Resolve conflict using discussion and compromise
  • Be eager for and seek out new activities and experience; exhibit curiosity
  • Interact comfortably with adults
  • Be environmentally mindful and respectful of our planet Earth

 

Physical Development

  • Use strength and control to perform simple fine-motor tasks
  • Use writing/drawing tools with confidence and control
  • Demonstrate right/left hand dominance
  • Move with balance and control
  • Understand concepts of direction and space
  • Engage in all self-help skills

 

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