Homework /Home ReinforcementStudents may not receive homework everyday.However, there are numerous skills you can help your child master with additional reinforcement, which will contribute tremendously to their academic progress.* Students should practice writing their names (first & last), numbers, letters, and words until the skill is mastered.I-Ready lessons can also serve as home reinforcement of kindergarten academic skills. (Student login and password is required.)Below are a list of skills we are working to master by the end of quarter two.
- Point to individual words using one-to-one correspondence (tracking while reading).
- Discuss story key details from a text (characters, setting, important events).
- Sequence key details and major events of familiar stories.
- Identify/recognize the beginning, middle and end of familiar stories with prompting and support.
- Use pictures and clues from the text to draw conclusions about and make predictions about a story.
- Identify beginning, middle, and end of a story.
- Speak in complete sentences (very important foundational skill for writing).
- Identify beginning (initial) and ending (final) sounds in words.
- Print upper and lowercase letters (at least 50%).
- Identify all upper and lowercase letters in random order.
- Identify and name all sounds of letters in the alphabet in random order.
- Recognize syllables (e.g. parts/chunks of words).
- Count and state the number of syllables in words.
- Segment a words into syllables. (1-3 syllables)
- Recognize, identify, and produce rhyming words.
- Blend 1 syllable words ( b-a-t = bat)
- Blend syllables together to form a word when given an oral prompt (De-cem-ber = December)
- Print upper and lowercase letters.
- Read sight words (at least 50). Use Kindergarten Sight Word List for support.
- Count in standard order (1-50).
- Count a set of objects and identify the quantity (at least to 20).
- Name the next number in a counting sequence.
- Write and identify numbers (0-50).
- Count on from any given number up to 50.
- Arrange numbers in proper sequence (up to 50).
- Identify and name missing numbers that are before, after and between two numbers in a number sequence.
- Compare sets of objects and numbers using comparing words: greater than, less than, more, fewer, same, equal to.