• PreK Guidelines-I Can Statements                                  **Essential Standards(Assessed) are in RED 

    I.Social and Emotional

    A. Self concept
    B. Self regulation
      1. Behavior Control
      2. Emotion Control
      3. Control of Attention
    C. Relationship with Others
    D. Social Awareness

    I.A.1 I can keep my hands, feet, and objects to myself.
    I.A.2 I can describe myself to others.
    I.A.3 I can ask adults for help when I need it.
    I.A.4 I can try to complete tasks or solve problems on my own.
    I.B.1.a I can follow the classroom rules and routines.
    I.B.1.b I can take care of all classroom materials.
    I.B.1.c I can wait until it is my turn.
    I.B.2.a I can communicate how I am feeling.
    I.B.2.b I can use feeling words to tell how I am feeling.
    I.B.2.c I can use strategies to calm down.
    I.B.3.a I can complete a task before I move onto a new task.
    I.B.3.b I can listen attentively during lessons.
    I.C.1 I can use appropriate social skills during a conversation.
    I.C.2 I can be a part of the classroom community.
    I.C.3 I can participate in group activities.
    I.C.4 I can cooperate with my friends during centers and workstations.
    I.C.5 I can try to work out a problem with a friend before asking for help from my teacher.
    I.C.6 I can help my friends when they need help.
    I.C.7 I can make friends in my classroom.
    I.D.1 I can communicate how my friends are feeling.

    II. Language and Communication
    A.Listening and Comprehension
    B.Speaking (conversation)
    C.Speech Production
    D.Vocabulary Skills
    E.Sentence Structure

    II.A.1 I can answer questions and talk with my teacher and friends.
    II.A.2 I can follow two and three directions at a time.
    II.A.3 I can follow routines in my class.
    II.B.1 I can use my words to ask questions, ask for help or talk to a friend.
    II.B.2 I can use my words to have appropriate conversations.
    II.B.3 I can ask and answer questions and share information.
    II.B.4 I can take turns when talking to others.
    II.B.5 I can use facial expressions to show that I am listening.
    II.B.6 I can use my quiet voice when appropriate.
    II.C.1 I can speak so that others can understand me.
    II.C.2 I can know the difference between words that sound the same.
    II.C.3 I can sing songs and chants and play with sounds.
    II.D.1 I can use a wide variety of words to communicate.
    II.D.2 I can follow instructions in the classroom.
    II.D.3 I can speak using new words that I learn.
    II.D.4 I can use new and descriptive words to communicate.
    II.D.5 I can use labels to sort items and put items where they belong.
    II.D.6 I can use my actions to show that I am listening and learning more words.
    II.E.1 I can use simple sentences of three to four words to express myself.
    II.E.2 I can use the correct tense when talking about what I have done or someone else.
    II.E.3 I can link two ideas together to combine sentences.
    II.E.4 I can use more than one idea sentence to describe and explain.
    II.E.5 I can use long sentences to describe, explain and communicate.
    II.E.6 I can use my hands and gestures to communicate.
    II.E.7 I can use one or two words to communicate.
    II.E.8 I can use new words to understand conversations.

    III. Emergent Literacy
    A. Motivation to read
    B. Phonological Awareness
    C. Alphabet Knowledge
    D. Comprehension of Text Read Aloud
    E. Print Concepts 

    III.A.1 I can participate during the Reading lesson.
    III.A.2 I can use concepts about print to look at a book and tell a story from the pictures.
    III.A.3 I can ask questions about the words I see around me.  
    III.B.1 I can break up a sentence into words.
    III.B.2 I can put two words together to make one word.
    III.B.3 I can take a compound word apart and say what part is left.
    III.B.4 I can put syllables together to make a word.
    III.B.5 I can hear a part of a word and say what part is missing.
    III.B.6 I can tell if a word rhymes or does not rhyme with another word.
    III.B.7 I can identify words that begin with the same sound.
    III.B.8 I can choose a picture of the word I hear when my teacher breaks up the word into the beginning and ending sounds.
    III.B.9 I can combine the beginning sound of a word with the ending sound of a word to make one word. 
    III.C.1 I can name capital and lowercase letters.
    III.C.2 I can identify the sounds a letter makes.
    III.C.3 I can make the correct sound letters.
    III.D.1 I can retell a story after it’s read aloud to me.
    III.D.2 I can use the information I learn from books.
    III.D.3 I can ask and answer questions about books we have read in class.
    III.D.4 I can make inferences and predictions about books.
    III.E.1 I can tell the difference between letters, words, and pictures.
    III.E.2 I can follow words from left to right and top to bottom.
    III.E.3 I can identify upper or lower case letters and ending punctuation 

    IV. Emergent Writing
    A. Motivation to Write
    B. Writing as a Process
    C. Conventions in Writing 

    IV.A.1 I can scribble or write to communicate.
    IV.A.2 I can write and draw notes for my friends and family.
    IV.B.1 I can use letters to make words or parts of words.
    IV.B.2 I can help edit during a writing activity. 
    IV.B.3 I can share what I write with others. 
    IV.C.1 I can write my name.
    IV.C.2 I can participate in writing activities.
    IV.C.3 I can copy and write words.
    IV.C.4 I can write from top to bottom and left to right.
    IV.C.5. I can identify and write a period at the end of a sentence. 

    V. Mathematics
    A. Counting
    B. Adding to/Take Away
    C. Geometry and Spatial Sense
    D. Measurement
    E. Classifications and Patterns 

    V.A.1 I know objects can be counted.
    V.A.2 I can recite number words in order up to 30.
    V.A.3 I can count up to 10 items, using one to one correspondence.
    V.A.4 I can count in sequence.
    V.A.5 I can tell how many items are there in a set.
    V.A.6 I can count the same pile of items in more than one order.
    V.A.7 I can tell the position of objects in a set using ordinal numbers.
    V.A.8 I can quickly say the number of objects in a set of 5 without counting.
    V.A.9 I can say the number name for numerals 0 to 9.
    V.B.1 I can make a word problem and add up to 5 using manipulatives.
    V.B.2 I can make a word problem and subtract from a set of 5 using manipulatives.
    V.B.3 I can distribute items equally among friends 
    V.C.1 I can name shapes like circle, square, triangle, and rhombus.
    V.C.2 I can create new shapes by putting together 2 or more shapes to make a new shape.
    V.C.3 I can use positional words to describe the location of objects.
    V.C.4 I know shapes stay the same when I slide, flip, or turn them. 
    V.D.1 I can compare the height and length of people or objects.
    V.D.2 I can tell the amount of space an object fills.
    V.D.3 I can tell which object weighs more.
    V.D.4 I can describe today’s, tomorrow’s, or yesterday’s events.
    V.E.1 I can organize objects into groups and tell you how I sorted them.
    V.E.2 I can place objects or pictures in a graph.
    V.E.3 I can identify patterns and use different materials to create patterns. 

    VI. Science
    A. Physical Science
    B. Life Science
    C. Earth Science  

    VI.A.1 I can describe objects using my senses.
    VI.A.2 I can describe and show the many ways objects can move.
    VI.A.3 I can measure objects with simple measuring devices.
    VI.A.4 I can describe the sources of heat, light, and electricity.
    VI.B.1 I can describe the color, size, and shape of organisms.
    VI.B.2 I can discuss the stage of the life cycle of an organism.
    VI.B.3 I can explain why animals and humans need plants. 
    VI.C.1 I can compare and discuss the importance of rocks, soil, and sand.
    VI.C.2 I can tell you about the clouds, sun, stars, and moon.
    VI.C.3 I can describe what happens during changes in the earth and sky.
    VI.C.4 I can discuss “green” practices like water conservation and recycling. 

    VII. Social Studies
    A. People, Past, & Present
    B. Economics
    C. Geography
    D. Citizenship

    VII.A.1 I can identify things that are the same and different about people.
    VII.A.2 I can identify things that are the same and different about families.
    VII.A.3 I can follow my daily schedule.
    VII.B.1 I can look at books and write about different shelters, food and clothing.
    VII.B.2 I can pretend to buy items in Dramatic Play and share when I have gone to the store. 
    VII.B.3 I can talk about community helpers and what they do.
    VII.C.1 I can talk and draw about my home and school.
    VII.C.2 I can explore maps or globes and talk about my country and neighborhood. 
    VII.D.1 I can point to the US and Texas flag and discuss how they are different.
    VII.D.2 I can say the Pledge of Allegiance to the US and Texas flags.
    VII.D.3 I can vote in my classroom. 

    VIII. Fine Arts
    A. Art Skills
    B. Music Skills
    C. Dramatic Expression 

    VIII.A.1 I can use different materials to create art forms.
    VIII.A.2 I can express myself through art.
    VIII.A.3 I can appreciate and comment on the artwork of a classmate.
    VIII.B.1 I can sing songs, listen to music, play with an instrument, and create musical instruments.
    VIII.B.2 I can follow the beat and use props to create movements to music.  
    VIII.C.1 I can create props and act out characters in a story. 

    IX. Physical Development
    A. Gross Motor Development
    B. Fine-Motor Development
    C. Personal Safety & Health 

    IX.A.1 I can run, jump, climb and pedal.
    IX.A.2 I can move my body when given a direction.
    IX.B.1 I can use my hands and fingers to manipulate many classroom materials.
    IX.B.2 I can put puzzles together, lace and string beads, and button, zip and snap my clothes.
    IX.C.1 I can use materials safely and follow fire drill procedures.
    IX.C.2 I can blow my nose and wash my hands.
    IX.C.3 I can talk about healthy and unhealthy choices.

    X. Technology
    A. Technology & Devices

    X.A.1 I can follow directions while using the computer or tablet.
    X.A.2 I can use and name parts of the computer.
    X.A.3 I can use recording devices and touch screens appropriately.
    X.A.4 I can write and draw on the computer.
    X.A.5 I can find information from websites on the computer or tablet.