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First Quarter Kindergarten Skills

Many skills will be taught and graded this quarter, however, not all of them are attached to an individual grade. The following are skills to be assessed throughout the quarter as a inidividual grade.

Math-Interim Skills

• Count to 10
• Identify numbers to 10 (out of order)
• Count, show & write numbers to 5 (District Chapter 1 Checkpoint)
• One-to-one Correspondence for numbers 0-5

(This skill involves putting the correct number of objects with a number card or in a bag marked with a number.)

Math-Quarter Skills

• Say the days of the week in order
• Read, write, & show numbers 6-9 (District Chapter 3 Checkpoint)
• Identify & describe 2D shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle, & hexagon)
• One to one Correspondence for numbers 6-9

(This skill involves putting the correct number of objects with a number card or in a bag marked with a number.)

• Conservation of number to 10

(This skill involves seeing 0-10 red circles in a line, counting them and saying how many there are. Then matching 1 yellow circle with each red circle and knowing there are the same number without counting. The teacher will then spread out the yellow circles and ask the child how many there are. The child should still say the same number because nothing was added or taken away.)

• Identify first 10 (bolded) sight words of first quarter
• Writing first name with only 1 capital
• Identify/name letters A-M (upper & lower case)

• Identify all 20 sight words of first quarter
• Recognize a pair of rhyming words (Do these two words rhyme? cat hat, dog duck, fox fan, sock rock) Onset and Rime (If I say /d/ /og/ what word do you hear?)
• Listen to a story & answer who, what, where, when, character, & setting questions
• Produce the first sound in a word (What is the first sound in dog?)
• Identify/name letters A-Z (upper and lower case)
• Write a simple sentence with a noun (person, place, or thing). It should begin with a capital and end with a period. (Inventive spelling is fine.)
• Writing and dictation of a sentence about a picture drawn