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Typical Course of Study

Preschool Reading Readiness

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Annotated links for the typical course of study for to help you cover each topic and check mastery of that skill. This is a work in progress that I assume will take a while to complete. I will be adding links and pages periodically.
  • Remembers objects from a given picture.
  • Knows what a letter is.
  • Has been read to frequently.
  • Has been read to daily.
  • Looks at books and magazines.
  • Recognizes some nursery rhymes.
  • Identifies parts of the body.
  • Identifies objects that have a functional use.
  • Knows common farm and zoo animals.
  • Pronounces own first name.
  • Pronounces own last name.
  • Expresses self verbally.
  • Identifies other children by name
  • Tells the meaning of simple words.
  • Repeats a sentence of 6-8 words.
  • Completes incomplete sentence with proper word.
  • Has own books.
  • Understands that print carries a message.
  • Pretends to read.
  • Uses left-to-right progression.
  • Answers questions about a short story.
  • Tells the meaning of words heard in story.
  • Looks at pictures and tells a story.
  • Identifies own first name in manuscript.
  • Prints own first name.
Preschool Course of Study

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