With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each.
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear.
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Speaking and Listening
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification is something is not understood.
Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail.
Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.
Count to 100 by ones and tens.
Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1).
Write numbers 0-20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20.
Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities.
Given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects. Use counting to answer questions such as “How many objects are there?”
Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group.
Compare two numbers between 1 and 10 when presented as written numerals.
Describe measurable attributes of objects (length, weight).
Directly compare two objects to decide which object has more or less of a common attribute and describe the difference.
Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes and describe the positions of these objects using terms, such as: above, below, beside, in front of, behind, and next to.
Identify ways in which some offspring are very much like their parents, although not exactly.
Identify similarities and differences between plants and animals.
Identify differences between living and non-living things.
People observe holidays and celebrations in many different ways.
Celebrations and observances often reflect historical events.
Historical events can be displayed using tools such as calendars and timelines.