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Kindergarten Round-Up will be on Wednesday, February 25th. This if for incoming students who will turn 5 by September 1, 2015. This is for the 2015-2016 school year.
Does your child:
Independently dress him/herself
Is demonstrating a growing independence in self care when eating or dressing. (ex. Is able to put on coat and zip it.)
Independently use the bathroom
Is demonstrating a growing independence in self care when washing hands and toileting.
Work & play cooperatively with peers
Can often or very often exhibit positive social behaviors when interacting with others.
Control impulses and self-regulates
Is developing an ability to self-regulate and manage strong feelings.
Follow classroom rules
Is able to follow simple rules and routines and manage transitions.
Separate easily from caregiver on arrival
Is able to follow simple rules and routines and manage transitions. Relates appropriately to adults other than parents/primary caregiver.
Have an awareness of his/her body in relation to others & the consequences of his/her movements & actions
Is displaying a growing awareness of where his/her body is in relation to others and the consequences of his/her movements and actions.
Express curiosity and eagerness for learning
Is approaching tasks with initiative and curiosity, or is willing and eager to try new things.
Focus at teacher directed large group time
Is displaying a growing capacity to maintain concentration and attention.
Transition appropriately from one activity to another
Follow one to two-step verbal directions
Is developing an ability to follow directions for individual, small and large group activities.
Express needs and wants
Is showing progress in expressing feelings, needs and opinons in a range of situations including conflicts with others.
Resources: Head Start Outcomes Framework, Work Sampling for Head Start, Early Screening Inventory-R, Early Childhood Investment Corporation and Getting Ready: Findings from the National School Readiness Indicators
This information is provided in collaboration with Livingston County Public School Districts