Goals and Standards
General Education Standards: Good Start Grow Smart SC's School Readiness Guidelines for 3, 4, & 5 Year-Old Children

Approaches To Learning


AL-4K-5.2
Demonstrate increasing ability to use prior knowledge to understand new experiences.
AL-4K-4.2
Demonstrate an increasing ability to organize actions and materials in the learning environment.
AL-4K-2.3
Demonstrate delight or satisfaction when completing a task, solving a problem, or making a discovery.
AL-4K-3.3
Show ability to focus attention for increasing variety of chosen tasks and activities for short periods of time (10-20 minutes).
AL-4K-4.1
Understand a task can be accomplished through several steps.


Social and Emotional Development

SE-4K-4.1
Display emerging social skills of trying to take turns and talk with others.
SE-4K-4.5
Interact easily with familiar adults by engaging in conversations, responding to questions and following direction.
SE-4K-4.4
Participate in group life of class.
SE-4K-1.3
Demonstrate confidence by participating in most classroom activities.
SE-4K-1.1
Describe characteristics of self and others.


English Language Arts and Literacy

ELA-4K-6.3
Classify objects and information by observable attributes into predetermined categories.
ELA-4K-1.4
Retell one or two events from a story read aloud.
ELA-4K-3.15
Make connections to prior knowledge, other texts, and the world in response to texts read aloud.
ELA-4K-2.6
Identify familiar environmental print.
ELA-4K-1.6
Recall some details in stories read aloud.
ELA-4K-6.2
Begin to use classroom resources such as books, charts, photographs and graphs to gain information about topics of interest.
ELA-4K-1.5
Begin to identify significant words from text read aloud.
ELA-4K-2.3
Relate information from texts to personal experience.
ELA-4K-4.1
Describe events of personal significance.


Mathematics

M-4K-1.5
Classify objects in their environment by color, shape, size or function.
M-4K-4.1
Identify two-dimensional shapes: circle, square, triangle and rectangle.
M-4K-1.7
Begin to show awareness of numbers in the environment.
M-4K-5.4
Associate at least two different measurement devices with their purposes.
M-4K-2.3
Compare sets of no more than ten objects using the terms "more than" or "same as".
M-4K-2.2
Show one-to-one correspondence through ten when counting real objects.
M-4K-5.6
Associate time concepts with a clock.
M-4K-5.1
Shows awareness that money is used to buy things and that coins differ in value.


Physical Education and Health

PD-4K-2.3
Show beginning control of drawing and writing tools.
PD-4K-3.2
Follow basic health rules most of the time.
PD-4K-3.4
Demonstrate adequate stamina and strength for program activities.
PD-4K-3.1
Perform some self-care tasks independently.