What will I Learn?

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What will I Learn?

  1. 1. I’m In Kindergarten!I’m In Kindergarten! What will I Learn?What will I Learn?
  2. 2. What Will I Learn?What Will I Learn? According to Worksheet Library (2007)According to Worksheet Library (2007) Kindergarten is a critical formationalKindergarten is a critical formational time in a child's life.time in a child's life. This is the time when a child begins theThis is the time when a child begins the transition of having a carefree, playtimetransition of having a carefree, playtime of being a “little kid” to large blocks ofof being a “little kid” to large blocks of learning time as a “big kid”.learning time as a “big kid”.
  3. 3. What Will I Learn?What Will I Learn? The subject matter for a kindergartenThe subject matter for a kindergarten class forms the critical building blocks ofclass forms the critical building blocks of all future education. It is at this stageall future education. It is at this stage children master:children master: – the alphabetthe alphabet – numbersnumbers – simple wordssimple words – and forming sentencesand forming sentences
  4. 4. What Will I Learn?What Will I Learn? Repetition is generally the best way forRepetition is generally the best way for the young children to learn, but it mustthe young children to learn, but it must be paired with comprehension - notbe paired with comprehension - not mindless parroting.mindless parroting.
  5. 5. What Will I Learn?What Will I Learn? Most kindergarteners want to learn allMost kindergarteners want to learn all about the world and how it works.about the world and how it works. Kindergarten teachers often build onKindergarten teachers often build on this enthusiasm by offering projects thatthis enthusiasm by offering projects that encourage children to delve deeper intoencourage children to delve deeper into the areas that interest them (Going Tothe areas that interest them (Going To School 2010).School 2010).
  6. 6. What Will I Learn?What Will I Learn? As the child progress in the classroomAs the child progress in the classroom and interacts with other classmates theand interacts with other classmates the child becomes more comfortable withchild becomes more comfortable with his/her new schedule and academichis/her new schedule and academic environment (Going To School 2010).environment (Going To School 2010).
  7. 7. What Will I Learn?What Will I Learn? According to About.Com (2010)According to About.Com (2010) Kindergarteners educationalKindergarteners educational development will focus on some ofdevelopment will focus on some of these areas of learning:these areas of learning: – Attention and social skills for large andAttention and social skills for large and small group interactionsmall group interaction – Songs, poems, and storiesSongs, poems, and stories – Beginning phonics, letter, and sight wordBeginning phonics, letter, and sight word recognitionrecognition –
  8. 8. What Will I Learn?What Will I Learn? – Oral language skills, both comprehensionOral language skills, both comprehension and expressionand expression – Write all the letters and her name usingWrite all the letters and her name using proper capitalizationproper capitalization – Write with 'inventive' spellingWrite with 'inventive' spelling – Recognize, say, and write numbers to 20Recognize, say, and write numbers to 20 – Count by fives and tensCount by fives and tens – Understand more than, less than, andUnderstand more than, less than, and equal toequal to – Addition, subtraction, and basic mathAddition, subtraction, and basic math problem solving with manipulative setsproblem solving with manipulative sets
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