**Must be 5 by Sept 1

Math Goals

  • The student will sort and classify objects and analyze simple patterns
  • Count forward to 100 and backwards from 10
  • Count objects in a set one-by-one from one to twenty
  • Identify and create sets of objects zero through twenty
  • Identify and write numerals zero through twenty, in and out of sequence. Children may still be reversing some numerals
  • Identify and use ordinal numbers to order objects first through tenth
  • Combine and remove objects from sets and verbally describe the result (e.g., adding objects to a set makes the set larger, subtracting objects from a set makes the set smaller
  • Identify, name, and describe a variety of basic two-dimensional geometric shapes
  • Identify, name, and describe a variety of three-dimensional geometric shapes
  • Model and use words indicating relative position and direction
  • Measure objects using nonstandard units of measurement
  • Compare objects according to observable attributes
  • Compare and order objects in graduated order
  • Tell time on digital and analog clocks to the hour
  • Identify the days of the week and months of the year
  • Identify the coins: penny, nickel, dime, and quarter
  • Use numbers and counting as a means for solving problems and measuring quantity
  • Develops abilities to collect, describe, and record information through a variety of means including discussion, drawings, maps, charts, and graphs
  • Describes similarities and differences between objects
  • Collects and analyze information about objects and events in the environment
  • Create and verbally explain a data display or graph (e.g., real object graph, pictorial graphs)

Social and Personal Goals

  • Stay involved in a self-selected activity for approximately 15 to 20 minutes
  • State his/her full name, age, birthdate, address, telephone number, and name of parent or guardian
  • Listens and sits through stories, Bible stories, or poems
  • Participates in the Great Expectations curriculum (monthly character trait, pledges, eight expectations, and Bible verses


Reading & Writing

Print Awareness

  • Understand concepts about print
  • Understand that printed materials provide information
  • Recognize that sentences in print are made up of separate words
  • Distinguish letters from words
  • Recognize and name all capital and lowercase letters of the alphabet

Phonological/Phonemic Awareness

  • Identify and produce simple rhyming pairs
  • Identify and count syllables in spoken words
  • Distinguish onset (beginning sound(s)) and rimes in one-syllable words
  • Recognize ending sounds in spoken words
  • Recognize the same sounds in different words
  • Begin to blend phonemes to form a word
  • Begin to segment phonemes of one syllable words


  • Identify the alphabet by name
  • Identify the alphabet by sound


  • Read familiar texts emergently, not necessarily verbatim from the print alone
  • Recognize some common words by sight, including but not limited to: a, the, I, you, my, are


  • Use pre-reading skills (e.g., connecting prior knowledge to text, making predictions about text and using picture clues)
  • Retell, reenact or dramatize a story read to the student or by the student
  • Make predictions and confirm after reading or listening to text


  • Distinguish between fiction and nonfiction
  • Place events in sequential order by telling the beginning, middle, and ending
  • Summarize main points and events of a simple story
  • Recognize cause and effect relationships

Writing Goals

  • The student will use the writing process to write coherently.
  • The student will communicate through a variety of written forms, for various purposes, and to a specific audience or person.
  • The student will demonstrate appropriate practices in writing by applying Standard English grammar conventions.