Kindergarten Readiness

Standard Alignment Activities and Resources

(Preschool Standard to Kindergarten, using Teaching Strategies Gold)

Objective 16- Demonstrate Knowledge of Alphabet

Preschool Standard

Kindergarten Standard

RF.PK.1, d: Recognize and name many upper and lower case letters of the alphabet.

RF.K. 1 Recognize and names all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet.

Activities/Worksheets (Parents can complete with their child):

Discovering Letters and Words

Descubran letras y palabras

Matching Upper Case and Lower Case Alphabets

Letter Egg Matching Game

Make an Alphabet Caterpillar

Alphabet Bingo:

Alphabet Balloon Pop Game

Student Websites:

Starfall Websites

Alphabet card games

Resources for parents:

5 Fun Ways to Help Your Child Learn Theirs ABCs

Objective 18- Comprehends and Responds to Books and Text

Preschool Standard

Kindergarten Standard

RL.PK.3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a familiar story.

RL.K.1. With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text (e.g., who, what, where, when, why, how).

Activities/Worksheets (Parents can complete with their child):

Read and Write Together

Lean y escriban juntos

Talk, Listen and Learn

Hablamos, escuchamos y aprendemos

Complete a book report for story below:

(Insert Book Report Template in English)  

(Insert Book Report Template in Spanish)

Story Props:

Story Props:

Student Websites:

ScholasticShareable Password

Scholastic Classroom Magazine – Bookflix

Offers stories to watch and/or read about various topics, Available in English and Spanish.

Scholastic Learn at Home Limited free offerings offer stories to watch and/or read about various topics. Available in English and Spanish

Scholastic Watch and Learn Offers videos and activities about various topics.Available in English and Spanish

Unite for Literacy

Offers books of various topics; books can be read aloud.

Text available in English and Spanish; narration available in 43 different languages


Offers books read aloud with animations/pictures.

Parent Resources:

Reading TIPs for Preschoolers in English

Reading TIPs for Preschoolers in Spanish

Username: Learning20

Password: Clifford

Objective 19- Demonstrate Writing Skills

Preschool Standard

Kindergarten Standard

: W.PK. 1: Use a combination of drawings, dictation, scribble writing, letter-strings, or invented spelling to share a preference or opinion during play or other activities.


W.K.1. Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is…).

Activities/Worksheets (Parents can complete with their child):

The Power of the Pen: Drawing and Scribbling

El poder del lápiz. Dibujos y garabatos

Practice writing the alphabets

Practice Writing Alphabets

Parent Resources:

Letter Perfect: Helpings Kids Learn to Write

Objective 20 C. Connects Numerals to their Quantities

Preschool Standard

Kindergarten Standard

4.1.2 Recognize and name one-digit written numbers up to 10 with minimal prompting.

K.CC.2 Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1).



Activities/Worksheets (Parents can complete with their child):

Path to Math: More Numbers

El camino a la matemática. Más números

Student Websites:

Happy Numbers

Parent Resources:

Math at Home Toolkit

Objective 21 Understands the Relationship Between
Spatial Awareness and Shapes.

Preschool Standard

Kindergarten Standard

4.4.2: Use accurate terms to name and describe some two-dimensional shapes and begin to use accurate terms to name and describe some three-dimensional shapes (e.g., circle, square, triangle, sphere, cylinder, cube, side point, angle)

K.G.2 2. Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size.


Activities/Worksheets (Parents can complete with their child):

Discover Shapes in Many Places

Descubramos formas y figuras en muchos lugares

3D Shapes Game

Student Websites:

Didax- Virtual Manipulative

Parent Resources:

Social Emotional: Participates cooperatively and constructively
in group situations.

Preschool Standard

Kindergarten Social Competencies

0.4.1 Engage appropriately with peers and teachers in classroom activities.


  • Establish and maintain healthy relationships
  • Utilize positive communication and social skills to interact effectively with others
  • Identify ways to resist inappropriate social pressure
  • Demonstrate the ability to prevent and resolve interpersonal conflicts in constructive ways
  • Identify who, when, where, or how to seek help for oneself or others when needed


Activities/Worksheets (Parents can complete with their child):

5 Social Emotional Games to Play With Your Child

Games for all Young Children

Juegos para todos los niños pequeños

Parent Resources:

Children’s Social Competence Checklist

Lista de verificación de la competencia social de niños

Connecting with Parents: “But He Doesn’t Do That at Home!”

Las relaciones con los padres de familia: “Pero mi hijo no hace eso en casa”

Encouraging Child-to-Child Conversation

Cómo alentar la conversación entre niños

Kindergarten Readiness: Social and Emotional Readiness

Strategies for parents to support challenging behaviors when transitioning to kindergarten

15 Books for Teaching Social Emotional Skills