1. Arrive on time and ready to learn:
Kindergarteners should arrive at school on time, ready to learn. This means having their homework done, having breakfast and being dressed for the day.
2. Follow the teacher’s instructions:
Kindergarteners should listen carefully to their teacher's instructions and follow them accordingly.
3. Listen attentively to classmates and teachers:
Kindergarteners should give their full attention to both their classmates and teachers. This includes not talking out of turn or interrupting others.
4. Raise their hand before speaking:
Before speaking in class, kindergarteners should raise their hand so that the teacher can call on them. This shows that they are paying attention and have something important to say.
5. Respect others, materials, and property:
Kindergarteners should respect everyone and everything in the classroom. This means not talking back to teachers or peers, keeping hands and feet to themselves, and being careful with classroom materials and property.
6. Cooperate with classmates:
Cooperation is key in kindergarten! Kindergarteners should work together as a team, sharing materials and helping each other when needed.
7. Use polite words and actions:
Politeness is one of the most important social skills that kindergarteners can learn. Kindergarteners should use polite words and actions when interacting with others, such as saying “please” and “thank you”.
8. Be a good citizen of the classroom and school community
In addition to behaving politely, kindergarteners should also act as good citizens in the classroom and school community. This includes following rules and expectations, being helpful, and being friendly towards others.
9. Demonstrate care for themselves and others:
Kindergartners should demonstrate care for both themselves and others by being gentle, caring, and safe both in action and words.
10. Stay engaged in learning all day:
Kindergarteners should stay focused and engaged in learning throughout the entire school day, from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave. This means paying attention in class, participating in activities, and completing work to the best of their ability.