SAT Parent Night Kindergarten

Parent Night
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Preparing for the SAT-10
O Ms. Barrera
O Mrs. Triana
O Mrs. Leon
O Mrs. Travieso
O Ms. Ruiz
O Mrs. Baluja
O Mrs. Valdes
O Mrs. Caballero
O Mrs. Campos
Welcome - Agenda
O What is the SAT (Stanford Achievement
The Big Six
Skills tested on the SAT
Math SAT skills
How to help your child at
at home
Introduction to the SAT
O The Stanford Achievement Test Series, with
a rich history dating from the twentieth
century, measures students’ school
achievement in Reading, Language Arts and
Mathematics. This Tenth Edition of the
Stanford battery (Stanford 10) provides
updated content that reflects the national
curriculum and educational trends of the
end of the twentieth century.
What is the SAT-10?
O The SAT-10 (Stanford Achievement Test)
consists of two levels that measure the
achievement of children in kindergarten and
the first half of first grade.
O The SAT will measure children’s skills in the
domains of reading and mathematics.
O It’s purpose is to assess the cognitive
development of children in order to establish
a baseline where instructional experience
may best begin.
The Big Six
O Phonemic Awareness
O Phonics
O Fluency
O Comprehension
O Vocabulary
O Oral Language
Phonemic Awareness
O The knowledge that all letters stand for a
O When sounds are put together, words are
O Students must know all letters and their
“A” makes the “a” sound as in apple.
O The ability to put
letter sounds
together to make
O -at word families
b at = bat
c at = cat
O -en word families
h en = hen
p en = pen
d en = den
O Fluency is how fast or slow a child can read
at their independent reading level.
O Fluency can be practiced through choral
reading; reading together with your child.
O Modeling good reading is also beneficial for
children to understand what good reading
should sound like.
O Comprehension is understanding what is read or
what a student reads.
O Oral comprehension is always higher than
independent reading comprehension.
O In order to help your child with reading
comprehension, it is important to ask questions
while reading. For example: Who are the
characters? Where did the story take place?
What is the problem? What is the conflict? Ask
your child: What happened in the beginning of
the story? What happened at the end of the
story? These are just some examples.
How to build vocabulary?
O Oral comprehension
O Oral language – daily experiences
O Discussions in class
O Reading books
O High Frequency Words
Oral Language
O Our ability to understand and pronounce
English words demonstrates that we use a
vast number of rules in the English
How to help your child
succeed in reading
O Read to or with your child everyday.
O Demonstrate the importance of reading by
O Use time in the car, at restaurants,
supermarkets to show how important it is to
be able to read.
O Create flash cards with sight words and
practice them everyday as part of the home
learning assignment.
Continue…How to help…
O Use word families to help children learn how
to segment and blend sounds together.
Read nursery rhymes
Visit the library and use age and grade
appropriate books
Create your own home library of books that
your children will enjoy reading. Books of
interest, such as dinosaurs or sea animals,
Make reading together a fun event that your
children will look forward to each day.
Second Language Learners
O For students who are learning English as a
second language
1. Label objects around the home, such as:
mirror, table, chair, refrigerator, bed, window
2. Listen to stories on tape in order to learn how
words are pronounced correctly in the English
language. Make sure to follow along with the
books and recognize words being read on
actual print
3. Use media and technology as a resource
Media and Technology for
Second Language Learners
O PBS Television has resources such as: Super Y,
Word Girl and Sesame Street that are great for
language acquisition. is a great resource for PreReading and Reading Skills
Leap Frog DVD’s such as: Letter Factory and
Word Factory. Leap Pads are also excellent tools. available through the
parent and student portal (Not free) annual fee
Reading Comprehension Skills
O Sequence of Events
O Compare and Contrast
O Cause and Effect
O Author’s Purpose
O Predicting and Inferring
O Understanding Characters and Setting
O Main Idea
Some things that may be seen
on the SAT-10
O Concepts of Print
O Word Matching
O Letter Recognition
O Letter Recognition in Text
O Rhyming
O Letter Sound Relationships – Single
O Word Reading
Skills Tested on the SESAT-2
O Printed Word to Spoken Word
O Printed Word to Picture
O Dictated Word to Printed Word
O Sentence Reading
O Letter Sound Relationships- Consonant
Concepts of Print
O Which one of these is a sentence? Mark the
space next to the one that is a sentence.
O He is little.
O Ve3qs
O What/is/how
Word Matching
O Mark the space under the word that is the
same as the first word.
O Where
Letter Recognition
O Mark next to the letter m…m.
Letter-Sound RelationshipsConsonant Blends/Diagraphs
O Mark the space under the picture that
begins with the letters you see.
O Br
Printed Word to Spoken Word
O Mark next to the word monkey…monkey.
O Monkey
O Maybe
O morning
Printed Word to Picture
O Look at the picture; then mark the space
next to the word that names the picture.
O Has
O Whole
O House
Multiple Printed Words to
O Look at the picture.
Next to the picture
there are two rows of
words. In each row,
mark under the word
that tells something
about the picture.
O Basket
O sleeping
O flowers
O Watering
O Between
O hungry
Onset - Rime
O That pot is hot!
Simple Sentence
O They walk to school.
O Identify numbers 1-100
O Skip Counting by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s
O Be able to count forward and backwards
O Addition
O Subtraction
O Tell time, read a clock
O Identify coins – coin value
O Calendar skills – be able to read a calendar
Mathematics Continued
O Patterns
O Number Word Recognition
O Ordinal Numbers
O Fractions – Symmetry
O Measurement
O Capacity
Number Recognition
O Students must be able to identify all
numbers from 1-100
O Be able to match number words with the
Choose the number word for 2.
Skip Counting
O Students must be able to skip count by 2’s,
5’s and 10’s
O 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 …. to 100
O 5, 10, 15, 20 …. to 100
O 10, 20, 30, 40 …. to 100
Addition and Subtraction
O Students must be able to subtract using
different terminology such as: take away,
minus, less than, and the difference of.
O Students must be able to add using
different terminology such as: in all, all
together, the sum of, and join.
Forward and Backward
O 1, ___ 3, 4, 5, ____ 7 , 8, ___.
O 10, 9, 8 ____, 6, ___, 4.
Time - Clock
O Students need to be able to read a clock to
the hour and half hour on an analog and a
digital clock.
O Students must be able to read a calendar
and identify the month of the year and days
of the week.
O What day of the week is the 13th?
O Students must be able to recognize the
value of coins.
O Quarter
O Dime
O Nickel
O Penny
O Students must be able to understand,
recognize and repeat a pattern.
O abababab
O abbabbabb
O abcabcabc
Fractions - Symmetry
O Understand what is a fraction of a whole.
O Whole
O 1 Half
O 1 Quarter
O Students should be able to measure in
O Understand how to use a ruler and other
measuring tools in its appropriateness, such
as: a measuring cup and a jug.
Thank you
for attending our
Parent Night!
Let’s work together to help
your child succeed.

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