Kindergarten Readiness Checklist (page 2)

— Get Ready to Read (National Center for Learning Disabilities)
Updated on Apr 30, 2014

 Phonological Awareness and Print Knowledge

  Fall Winter Spring
Recognizes own name in print

Points to and/or recognizes letters in own name

Attempts to write letters in own name

Recognizes familiar signs, words and logos in the child's environment

Demonstrates book awareness:      
Cover and back of book
Left to right order
Words are read top to bottom

Book handling:      
holding book right side up

Identifies two words that rhyme/sound the same when given rhyming picture words

Recognizes ten alphabet letter names (may include those in own name) by pointing to requested letter

Matches three letters with the sounds they make

Uses symbols or drawings to express ideas.


  Fall Winter Spring
Counts number of objects in small group (up to five objects)
Matches a numeral (0-5) to a group with that number of objects

Demonstrates an understanding of "adding to" and "taking away" using objects up to five

Arranges numerals in order 1-5

Identifies/points to three shapes      

Counts in sequence 1-10

Understands concepts of more and less up to five objects

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