Kindergarten Assessments for the Beginning of the Year

This slideshow features our best worksheets for assessing kindergarten skills at the beginning of the school year.

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Finish the Pattern

Assess your students’ understanding of patterns by having them finish each shape pattern.
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Counting Assessment

Knowing your numbers 1-20 are a big deal for a kindergartner! Assess your students’ understanding of counting by having them complete this worksheet.
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Uppercase Letter Recognition

Assess your students’ uppercase letter recognition using this quick alphabet assessment.
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Ordering Numbers to 20

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Sight Word Assessment

Assess your students’ ability to recognize common sight words using this quick assessment.
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Letter Sound Assessment

Assess your students’ letter sound knowledge using this quick alphabet assessment.
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Uppercase Letter Recognition

Assess your students’ uppercase letter recognition using this quick alphabet assessment.
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Lowercase Letter Recognition

Assess your students’ lowercase letter recognition using this quick alphabet assessment.
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Phonemic Awareness: Initial Sounds

Assess your students’ ability to isolate the initial sound in a word.
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Phonemic Awareness: Rhyming Words

Assess your students’ ability to recognize rhyming words using this handy assessment.
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Writing Uppercase Letters

Assess your students’ ability to write uppercase letters using this quick alphabet writing exercise.
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Writing Lowercase Letters

Assess your students’ ability to write lowercase letters using this quick alphabet writing exercise.
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How Many Words?

Assess your students’ ability to write words using this fun writing assessment.
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Write Your Name!

Assess your students’ ability to write their name throughout the school year.
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Writing Numbers to 20

Numbers 1-20 can be as easy as 1-2-3! Assess your students’ understanding of numbers 1 to 20 using this handy worksheet.
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Recognizing Numbers to 20

This resource will help assess your students' understanding of numbers 1-20.
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Addition to 10

Assess your students’ understanding of addition by having them solve addition problems within 10. This fun worksheet will have your kindergarten class adding up balloons, cupcakes, and more!
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Subtraction to 10

Subtraction is fun with this cross out worksheet! Your students will count the items and then cross out the ones they need to subtract.
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Name That Shape: 2D Shape Assessment

Identifying different shapes is an important milestone for kindergarteners. Assess your students’ understanding of 2D shapes using this worksheet.
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Draw That Shape: 2D Shape Assessment

Draw that shape! Your students will enjoy the challenge of drawing circles, squares, ovals, hexagons, and more with this worksheet.
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