• Curriculum and Assessment



    1. Regulates own emotions and behaviors

    a.       Manages feelings

    b.       Follows limits and expectations

    c.       Takes care of own needs appropriately

          2.       Establishes and sustains positive relationships

    a.       Forms relationships with adults

    b.       Responds to emotional cues

    c.       Interacts with peers

    d.       Makes friends

          3.     Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

    a.       Balances needs and rights of self and others

    b.       Solves social problems


          4.       Demonstrates traveling skills
          5.       Demonstrates balancing skills
          6.       Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills
          7.    Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

    a.       Uses fingers and hands

    b.       Uses writing and drawing tools


                8.  Listens to and understands increasingly complex language

    a.       Comprehends language

    b.       Follows directions

                 9.  Uses language to express thoughts and needs

    a.       Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

    b.       Speaks clearly

    c.       Uses conventional grammar

    d.       Tells about another time or place

              10.  Uses appropriate conversational and other communication skills

    a.       Engages in conversations

    b.       Uses social rules of language


             11.  Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

    a.       Attends and engages

    b.       Persists

    c.       Solves problems

    d.       Shows curiosity and motivation

    e.       Shows flexibility and inventiveness in thinking

             12.  Remembers and connects experiences

    a.       Recognizes and recalls

    b.       Makes connections

             13.  Uses classification skills

             14.  Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

    a.       Thinks symbolically

    b.       Engages in sociodramatic play


             15.  Demonstrates phonological awareness

    a.       Notices and discriminates rhyme

    b.       Notices and discriminates alliteration

    c.       Notices and discriminates smaller and smaller units of sound

             16.  Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

    a.       Identifies and names letters

    b.       Uses letter – sound knowledge

             17.  Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

    a.       Uses and appreciates books

    b.       Uses print concepts

             18.  Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

    a.       Interacts during read-alouds and book conversations

    b.       Uses emergent reading skills

    c.       Retell stories

             19.  Demonstrates emergent writing skills

    a.       Writes name

    b.       Writes to convey meaning


             20.  Uses number concepts and operations

    a.       Counts

    b.       Quantifies

    c.       Connects numerals with their quantities

             21.  Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

    a.       Understands spatial relationships

    b.       Understands shapes

             22.  Compares and measures

             23.  Demonstrates knowledge of patterns


             24.  Uses scientific inquiry skills

             25.  Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things

             26.  Demonstrates knowledge of the physical properties of objects and materials

             27.  Demonstrates knowledge of Earth’s environment

             28.  Uses tools and other technology to perform tasks


                29.  Demonstrates knowledge about self

             30.  Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

             31.  Explores change related to familiar people or places

             32.  Demonstrates simple geographic knowledge


             33.  Explores the visual arts

             34.  Explores musical concepts and expression

             35.  Explores dance and movement concepts

             36.  Explores drama through actions and language


             37.  Demonstrates progress in listening to and understanding English

             38.  Demonstrates progress in speaking English