This is a zipped file containing 9 different checklists that I use in my Prep class, but may be suitable for students a year older or younger.
The checklists included are:
* Concept Development (Pictured)
This is one of my freebies!
This one covers several different basic math and literacy concepts. I use this one at the beginning of the year. Each child will need their own sheet.
* A Gross Motor Development Checklist (Pictured)
This one is a whole class to a sheet. I usually just have this one on a clipboard during playground duty and jot down the date the milestone was achieved in the relevant box.
*Letter and Sound Recognition Checklist
This one is one sheet per child, but has the capability of recording 4 terms worth of testing on the one sheet. It tests the childrens' recognition of both upper and lower case letters and sounds, and also has room to jot small notes or mispronunciations. I colour code, using a different coloured pen each term (there is a key to write which colour belongs to which term) and also a box for each term's test date. I use this one extensively throughout the year.
The alphabet is arranged in the order that the letters are taught if following the jolly phonics program, but this doesn't affect the usability of the sheet for other phonics programs (I don't use jolly phonics, I just found the order worked well for me for testing).
*Math Concept Checklist (pictured)
This is a whole class to a sheet checklist that tests colours, shapes, 1:1 correspondence and grouping similar shapes. There is room for you to add your own tests to the sheet as well.
*Number Recognition Checklist
This is another whole class to a sheet checklist. It tests numeral recognition for 0-10 and also how high the students can count. I usually use a different coloured pen at the end of the year and record the data on the same sheet as the beginning of the year.
*Reading: Oral Language Checklist
This is a simple whole class to a sheet checklist assessing basic oral language skills in responding to a text.
This is another whole class to a sheet checklist assessing students emerging reading skills.
* Reading Conventions Checklist
This whole class checklist covers print concepts such as text directionality, initial consonant recognition, inferencing and parts of a book (cover, spine, back, turning the pages correctly).
This is a whole class checklist to record testing for subitising both normal dice dot patterns and random dot patterns up to 5. It does not include the dot patterns, but I will be putting up a free powerpoint to use if needed.
These checklists work out to be a little under 30c each.
Again, I do not mind if you modify these checklists to suit your own needs.
Additional licenses can be purchased for 50c (which works out to about 5c each checklist!). This is mainly so I can keep track of how many people are finding this useful. I am open to suggestions for improvements or customising checklists that you may need.
Early Childhood Checklists
by Jade-Bianca Thomas
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License