Ronald L. Meinders Primary Learning Center

*Know the basic colors
*Identify and draw basic shapes
 *Identify and extend patterns
 *Sort and classify objects
 *Practice counting orally to 100
*Make and count a set to 20
*Recognize and write numbers to 50
(in and out of sequence)
*Skip count by 2's, 5's and 10's 
*Tell time to the hour 
*Read with your child every night for 10 minutes
*Practice "power words"
*How to properly handle books
*Parts of a book (front, back, spine and title page)
*Function of a book
*Tracking left to right and top to bottom
*Recognize spacing between words
*Know what an author and illustrator do
*Look at pictures for clues
*Match oral words to the printed words
*Identifies uppercase and lowercase letters
*Applies vowel sounds
*Recognizes and produces rhyming words
*Applies consonant  sounds taught
*Listens and retells stories
Sight Words 
First marking period mastered sight words
 a       I      the      go      is      to 
Second marking period mastered sight words 
and    are    his    as    has    at    am    was  
my   an    can    like    on 
Third marking period mastered sight words 
me      be      we      he      she      all       got       it      if      saw        they     in     you      look      one      see     what      two      of     yes     no      up      down     out      who     by     want