By the end of Preschool or Pre-Kindergarten, a student will:

Spelling/Language Arts

  • Use a variety of materials for self expression
  • Use pictures, letters, and words to represent objectives
  • Print upper and lowercase letters
  • Tell stories in sequence
  • Learn how books work
  • Plan and work with others
  • Re-tell stories
  • Role play real life situations


  • Demonstrate a knowledge of difference in measurement; i.e. big/little, long/short, wide/narrow, thick/thin, empty/full, etc.
  • Identify that clocks and calendars mark the passage of time
  • Decide into which set an object belongs
  • Count to 20 and recognize numbers zero through 10
  • Recognize and carry out basic patterns
  • Count the number of objects in a set
  • Identify the basic shapes