These skills will help families understand what children have already learned and can expect to learn as they enter a new grade level. These are meant to be guides since every student learns at his or her own pace. Teachers will be ready to meet students where they are when they reach a new grade level.
All About PreK
Getting Ready for Kindergarten // Preparacion para jardín infantil
Getting Ready for First Grade // Preparacion para primer grado
Getting Ready for Second Grade // Preparacion para segundo grado
Getting Ready for Third Grade // Preparacion para tercer grado
Getting Ready for Fourth Grade // Preparacion para cuarto grado
Getting Ready for Fifth Grade // Preparacion para quinto grado
The “Getting Ready” video lessons below feature PreK-5 Georgia teachers breaking down the skills on the Getting Ready Guides while suggesting practical tips for out-of-school learning. They provide insights from “what they see” as students come back to school in August. A primary goal of the videos is to support families and summer educators in preparing for the upcoming school year.
Coach Kenan Woods, a K-5 physical education teacher, demonstrates the seven basic active motor skills K-2 students will learn. Caregivers can practice these skills with their children over the summer to help them get ready for K-2 physical education.
Ms. Seides, a Georgia kindergarten teacher, shares ways caregivers can help their children get ready for kindergarten over the summer.
Ms. Murphy, a Georgia PreK teacher and former kindergarten teacher, identifies simple ways to engage students during the summer months to help them prepare for kindergarten.
Ms. Trammell shares ways caregivers can help rising first graders prepare for the upcoming school year over the summer.
First grade teacher, Ms. Trammell, covers a variety of ways caregivers and parents can help students get prepared for first grade. Concepts range from math, to nutrition, to ELA!
Karen Garland, a K-5 science teacher, shares what new concepts rising second graders can expect to learn and ways caregivers can help their children get ready for the new school year over the summer.
In this Getting Ready video, Coach Woods highlights activities kids can do at home over the summer to help them be prepared for the upcoming school year in physical education. He also addresses the importance of nutrition and wellness.
In this Getting Ready video, Ms. Oglesby shares helpful ways families can help their child prepare for the third grade.
In this Getting Ready video, fourth grade teacher Ms. Rogers reviews social studies, English/language arts, and wellness concepts students learned in third grade and shares ways caregivers can help learners retain that information over the summer.
In this Getting Ready video, fifth grade teacher Ms. Balaun dives into how students learn. Curiosity and inquiry are two of the biggest motivators in getting students interested and invested in what they are learning.