Objectives for Development & Learning

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  • Regulates own emotions and behaviors

    • Manages feelings

    • Follows limits and expectations

    • Takes care of own needs appropriately

  • Establishes and sustains positive relationships

    • Forms relationships with adults

    • Responds to emotional cues

    • Interacts with peers

    • Makes friends

  • Participates cooperatively and constructively in group situations

    • Balances needs and rights of self and others

    • Solves social problem



  • Demonstrates traveling skills

  • Demonstrates balancing skills

  • Demonstrates gross-motor manipulative skills

  • Demonstrates fine-motor strength and coordination

    • Uses fingers and hands

    • Uses writing and drawing skills



  • Listens to and understands increasingly complex language

    • Comprehends language

    • Follows directions

  • Uses language to express thoughts and needs

    • Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

    • Speaks clearly

    • Uses conventional grammar

    • Tells about another time or place

  • Uses appropriate conversational and other communication skills

    • Engages in conversations

    • Uses social rules of language



  • Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

    • Attends and engages

    • Persists

    • Solves problems

    • Shows curiosity and motivation

    • Shows flexibility and inventiveness in thinking

  • Remembers and connects experiences

    • Recognizes and recalls

    • Makes connections

  • Uses classification skills

  • Uses symbols and images to represent something not present

    • Thinks symbolically

    • Engages in sociodramatic play



  • Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognition

    • Notices and discriminates rhyme

    • Notices and discriminates alliteration

    • Notices and discriminates discrete units of sound

    • Applies phonics concepts and knowledge of word structure to decode text

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet

    • Identifies and names letters

    • Identifies letter-sound correspondences

  • Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses

    • Uses and appreciates books and other texts

    • Uses print concepts

  • Comprehends and responds to books and other texts

    • Interacts during reading experiences, book conversations, and text reflections

    • Uses emergent reading skills

    • Retells stories and recounts details from informational texts

    • Uses context clues to read and comprehend texts

    • Reads fluently

  • Demonstrates writing skills

    • Writes name

    • Writes to convey ideas and information

    • Writes using conventions



  • Uses number concepts and operations

    • Counts

    • Quantities

    • Connects numerals with their quantities

    • Understand and uses place value and base ten

    • Applies properties of mathematical operations and relationships

    • Applies number combinations and mental number strategies in mathematical operations

  • Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

    • Understands spatial relationships

    • Understands shapes

  • Compares and measures

    • Measures objects

    • Measures times and money

    • Represents and analyzes data

  • Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

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Science and Technology

  • Uses scientific inquiry skills

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of living things

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the physical properties of objects and materials

  • Demonstrates knowledge of Earth’s environment

  • Uses tools and other technology to perform tasks

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Social Studies

  • Demonstrate knowledge about self

  • Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

  • Explores change related to familiar people or places

  • Demonstrates simple geographic knowledge


The Arts

  • Explores the visual arts

  • Explores musical concepts and expression

  • Explores dance and movement concepts

  • Explores drama through actions and language

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English Language Acquisition

  • Demonstrates progress in listening to and understanding English

  • Demonstrates progress in speaking English