Goals for Four Year Olds

 

These goals represent an overview of the social, emotional, physical and academic skills that we are teaching the children throughout this year. This list is not exhaustive, but a guide and we will ensure that we are using developmentally appropriate methods to complete these goals.

 

  • The teachers and staff will continue to help children learn social skills such as sharing and taking turns

  • The teachers and staff will provide a structured day with time for free choice activities

  • The teachers and staff will provide opportunities to allow children to increase their decision making skills

  • The teachers and staff will help children increase their large motor skills with outdoor play

  • The teachers and staff will have large group activities to help children with their listening and social skills

  • The teachers and staff will provide opportunities for children to increase their fine motor skills by cutting with scissors, drawing with markers, and using small manipulatives

  • The teachers, staff and librarian will conduct daily read alouds to help enrich students’ imagination

  • The teachers, staff, and librarian will help children learn about and explore books in order to create a love for books and reading

  • Children will be exposed to non-fiction reading to build background, vocabulary, and oral language

  • The teachers and staff will help children to learn the names of letters and the sounds connected to that letter

  • Children will work on properly forming letters 

  • The teachers and staff will help children to identify and write common sight words

  • Children will identify and write their own name in print

  • The teachers and staff will help children to add and subtract items in a group

  •  Children will recognize, name, sort, and compare shapes

  • The teachers and staff will help children to observe, classify, collect, and interpret data

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