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Kindergarten

English Language Arts

  • I can write my name.
  • I can name and sound out the letters of the alphabet.
  • I practice my high frequency words once a day with my family.
  • I can sound out words and break them up into syllables.
  • I can speak and write in complete sentences.
  • I can name the parts of a book such as the title, author, illustrator, spine, front cover, and back cover.
  • I can write sentences using correct punctuation and capitalization.
  • I can identify and sort words into basic categories.
  • I read or my family reads to me every day.

MATHEMATICS

  • I can count 20 things.
  • I can add or subtract numbers to 10.
  • I can add and subtract to solve word problems (I can use objects to help solve math problems).
  • I can count to 100 by ones and tens.

Academic Behaviors

  • I can focus on an activity for at least 10-15 minutes with minimal disruptions based on level of interest.
  • I can follow one and two-step instructions.
  • I can speak in complete sentences.
  • I can separate easily from my parents.
  • I can use a pencil/crayon and scissors correctly.
  • I share my school folder with my family every day to organize and review assignments.
  • I can get along with other children and wait my turn.
  • I can contribute to conversation and express my ideas without interrupting others.
  • I know my left from my right.

Motivational Experiences

  • I visited a local museum or nature center.
  • I have a library card and visit my local library once a week.
  • I visit my local park once a week.

Financial Literacy

  • I have a Scholars Savings Account and I am saving for college!
  • I can save money in a piggy bank or jar.
  • I know that adults work to earn money and that money is needed to buy things.
  • I play store and use real or pretend money to exchange for goods

Families

  • My parent(s)/guardian(s) talk to my teacher about my progress in school.
  • My parent(s)/guardian(s) know how to read my report card/progress report.
  • My parent(s)/family member participates in a class or school activity at least two times a year.
  • My parent(s)/guardian(s) communicate with other parents in my class.
  • I can talk to my parent(s)/guardian(s) about my school work and what I am learning.

College Knowledge

  • I know what college is and know that I can attend college.
  • My parents talk to me about the progression of school, from kindergarten
  • to elementary school, to middle school, to high school and on to college.
  • I am starting to save for college with a Scholars Savings Account or other 529 program.

Health and Wellness

  • I brush my teeth twice a day.
  • I know it‛s important to wash my hands regularly – for 20 seconds. (As long as it takes
  • to sing Happy Birthday two times)
  • I sleep 9-12 hours at night.
  • I do a variety of physical activities.
  • I spend at least 60 minutes a day on physical exercise (including vigorous activity, and
  • strengthening muscles and bones).
  • I know words for my feelings and can use the words to share my feelings with others.

Digital Citizenship

  • I spend family time device-free.
  • I find balance in my digital life.
  • I care about everyone‛s privacy.

For more information:

To find out more about saving for college or to enroll in a college savings account click here.

To find your local library click here.

To find your local parks and recreation options click here.

Download a printable Spanish version of the Kindergarten roadmap HERE.