By the end of the school year, your child is expected to:

  • Read, write and count to 30 or beyond.
  • Read number words to ten.
  • Count from 0 to 100.
  • Count backward from 10.
  • Point to a penny, nickel, dime, and quarter.
  • Match sets with the same number of objects (from 0 to 10).
  • Use ordinal numbers: first, second, third, fourth, fifth.
  • Make sets of objects and write the number for each.
  • Tell what happens when an object is removed from a set.
  • Estimate objects in sets less than 20.
  • Make up and solve story problems with classmates.
  • Share an item between two people; divide into two equal parts.
  • Know 2-D figures: circle, square, triangle, and rectangle.
  • Point to an oval, star, and diamond.
  • Put objects in order and tell how it was done.
  • Show and use measurement of length, weight, capacity, and time using string pieces, paper clips, marbles, or other objects.
  • Name the days of the week.
  • Tell what is alike and different between objects.
  • Sort objects and tell how they were sorted.
  • Point to, copy, and continue patterns (ex: O ^ - O ^ -).
  • Read and make picture graphs.
  • Read and use a calendar (ex: What date is the first Thursday?).
  • Understand and use the following concepts / words:

more / less than

on / over / under

fewer / most

left / right

top / bottom / middle

heavier / lighter

day / night

up / down

forward / backward

stop / go

before / after

above / below

in front of / behind / beside

longer / shorter

greater / least

first / next / last

front / back

in / out