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Ready Kindergarten Information
This information is to help prepare your child for a positive start to school.
We think every parent wants their child to have a great start to kindergarten.
Have your child master the skills below to have a positive start to kindergarten.
Children entering kindergarten should know how to:
   * Write their first name
   * How to write letters holding a pencil
   * Recognizes shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle)
   * Recognizes numbers to 10 and can tell how many items there are up to 10
   * Can name all the upper case letters of the alphabet (examples: H, D, V, etc.)
   * Can say the sounds of each letter
   * Listens to and follows directions given by parent 
   * Can use the restroom on their own
   * Can tie their own shoes
   * Use the words "please" and "thank you" 
   * Has learned some of the Sight Words" 


Listed below are the sight word lists for kindergarten.  
Your child can begin learning these words before kindergarten.
List A List B List C List D List E
I me is said good
see to in he it
my am for that look
like go have she not
we be can as little
on you this of her
the with play no all
an by was but do
a at are up his
and him had yes they

These are key words for your child to know and understand.  
Each ties to math and will help your child if they understand the concept of each word.

back bottom empty first low
front top full last high
above before up under on
below after down over off
more short beginning small close
less tall middle big far
same average end large larger than
different add equals less than