What Your Child Needs to Know Before School

  • What Your Child Needs To Know

    Reading and Writing:

    • Find a book by its cover

    • Know how to hold, open and close a book

    • Can find print in books

    • Label objects

    • Know that letters have names

    • Can find letters

    • Shows an interest in books

    • Listens to stories

    • Hear the difference between two similar words

    • Hear repeating sounds in words (Peter, Peter)

    • Talk about characters in a book

    • Talk about the order of events in a story

    • Make letter-like forms

    • Write own name