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English Language Arts Goals

By the end of TK, students should be able to:

  • write first and last name legibly
  • recognize most upper and lower case letters (19 uppercase & 19 lowercase letters)
  • recognize most letter sounds (19 sounds)
  • display comprehension of key details
  • use descriptive language and vocabulary
  • speak clearly to be understood
  • respond to 1 and 2 step oral commands

Math Goals

By the end of TK, students should be able to:

  • make and describe simple patterns
  • name and describe 4 primary shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle)
  • demonstrate concept of time (morning, afternoon, evening)
  • demonstrate concept of days of the week
  • write and recognize numbers 1-10
  • count with 1 to 1 correspondence up to 20
  • count orally to 20
  • use objects to show addition
  • use objects to show subtraction

Transitional Kindergarten

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Science Goals

By the end of TK, students will be able to explore the world around them using their five senses to: 

Physical Science:

  • learn about objects and their physical properties

 

Life Science:

  • learn about plants and animals and their structures

 

Earth Sciences:

  • learn about land forms, weather, and resources on Earth

 

Investigation and Experimentation:

  • explore the scientific process and be able to describe observations orally and/or with pictures as support

Social Studies Goals

By the end of TK, students will be able to:

  • follow rules
  • understand that there are consequences for breaking the rules
  • have a basic understanding of school wide values
  • have a basic understanding of state and national symbols
  • have a basic understanding of community workers
  • have a basic understanding of various jobs people do
  • have a basic understanding of symbols, maps, and globes
  • have a basic understanding of the calendar
  • develop an understanding of current and historical events

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Social/Emotional Development

Social/Emotional development is crucial in TK. Students need to learn how to work and collaborate with other students; especially because this is one of the expectations of the Common Core Standards. By the end of the year, students should be able to:

  • participate positively in group settings
  • cooperate and share with others
  • express emotions in an appropriate way
  • display impulse control and self regulation

Work Habits

It is important for students to develop good work habits. By the end of the school year, students should be able to:

  • use organizational skills
  • complete assignments on time
  • work and solve problems independently
  • show interest in their work
  • take pride in their work
  • demonstrate effort in all subject areas