Illinois Early Learning Project

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IEL Tip Sheet

Title: Getting Ready for Kindergarten
Url: https://illinoisearlylearning.org/tipsheets/readykindergarten/
Languages: English
Spanish Version: La preparación para el kindergarten
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/es/tipsheets/readykindergarten-sp/
Polish Version: Przygotowanie do zerówki
https://illinoisearlylearning.org/pl/tipsheets/readykindergarten-pol/
Source of Publisher: Illinois Early Learning Project
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Home
Intended Audience: Parents/Family
Keywords: Kindergarten
Program Transitions
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: SOCIAL/EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
PARENTING AND FAMILY LIFE
Goals: 30. Develop self-management skills to achieve school and life success and develop positive relationships with others.
31. Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
Learning Standards: 30.A. Identify and manage one’s emotions and behavior.
31.B. Use communication and social skills to interact effectively with others.
Benchmarks: 30.A.ECb. Use appropriate communication skills when expressing needs, wants, and feelings.
31.B.ECb. Engage in cooperative group play.
31.B.ECc. Use socially appropriate behavior with peers and adults, such as helping, sharing, and taking turns.