Child six or seven years

know your surname, name and patronymic, name of parents, whom they are working, home address and phone; to know in which city/country he lives, and be able to call other friends to him in the world; to know the names of the most common plants, animals, insects, to be able to distinguish between animals, birds and fish, to distinguish wild from domestic animals, trees from shrubs, fruits, from berries and vegetables; to navigate in time, know the time of day, the seasons, their the sequence, how many months per year, days per month, days in week, hours in day, days of the week; have an understanding of natural and weather events; know the basic colors; know the concepts of “right-left”; know the names of popular sports, the most common professions, basic traffic rules and road signs; to be able to give the names of famous writers and poets; know the holidays; to be able to tell you what he likes to do; most importantly, to answer the question “why is he going to school?”

Intellectual development

In this area the child should be able to:

solve simple logic problems, puzzles and riddles, riddles to guess;

find an extra item in the group;

to add to the group missing items;

to tell how similar or different these or other items;

to group objects on the basis and to call it;

to reconstruct the sequence of events (what happened first, then); to arrange pictures in the correct sequence.

Hearing, vision, attention, memory, speech

Here the preschooler should be able to:

find 10-15 differences between two similar pictures;

just copy a simple pattern;

describe from memory picture;

remember the sentence of 5-6 words and repeat it;

writing graphic dictations (“one cell up, two cells to the left, two cells down one cell to the right”);

to recite a poem to tell the tale;

retell heard the story;

to make a story on the picture!

Basic mathematics

Before entering first grade should:

to be able to count from 1 to 10 and back, to restore the number line that are missing some numbers;

to perform counting operations within the ten, increase/decrease the number of items “one”, “two”;

know the concepts of “more-less-equally”;

know simple geometric shapes, be able to make the application of geometric shapes;

to be able to compare objects according to length, width and height;

to be able to divide the subject into two/three/four equal parts.

It is important that the child:

featured letter sounds, vowels from consonants;

to find the desired letter in the beginning, middle and end of words;

choosing words for a given letter;

divide the word into syllables;

read the sentences of 4-5 words and they understood the reading.

Writing skills

For a successful start in school required:

to properly hold a pen and a pencil in the hand;

conduct continuous straight, wavy, broken lines;

to trace the contour of the figure without lifting the pencil from the paper;

to be able to draw on the cells and points; to be able to draw the missing half of a symmetrical pattern;

to copy with the sample geometric shapes;

to be able to continue the hatching pattern;

to be able to accurately paint a picture without outlines.

How is the interview?

The interview usually held by the head teacher, primary school, primary school teacher, psychologist and speech therapist. At a language school may also attend the foreign language teacher.

The interview lasts about 15-20 minutes and takes place in the presence of a parent. “Presence” as a rule, is that the first parent signs a piece of paper that agrees to an interview, then submits the documents and write a report with a request to take the child to school, and the rest of the time sitting at the other end of the class, watching as his child cope with questions and assignments.

Important! First schools to accept children living in nearby houses. If you are not “assigned” to the school, in the statement you have to write: “please enroll my child for the vacant place.” This means that in the end, you may be denied due to lack of availability.

What questions can ask in interview? Any of the above list of required knowledge.

The child will be asked to call his name/surname, address, name of parents, their occupation. Ask how old he is, how much will a year from now, and what was two years ago. Ask him to read a few sentences to tell a poem and be sure to offer to make a story on the picture.

You can ask about animals (for example, what is the difference between wild from home), what time of the year, what do the doctor or the postman…

Then check math skills (will be asked to calculate how to arrange the numbers in ascending/descending order or to solve the puzzle). Can even hold a graphic dictation.

Will certainly ask the question: “why are you going to school?”.

When taken in a language school may be asked to repeat a single word or phrase in a foreign language.As the job can be quite unexpected (for example, logic puzzles with a “trick”), it is important to set up the baby before the interview. He should not be afraid to ask again if something is not understood or not heard. And best of all, of course, at home to lose such a situation, and at night to tell the baby a story about how the bear/hare/Fox went to record in a forest school and what came of it.What documents are required before enrolling in first grade?

Birth certificate of the child and its photocopy. The passport of one of parents, where the child is registered, and a photocopy. Medical card issued and stamped by the clinic.

Photocopy of medical insurance.

The statement written on the spot at the school.

If your child is ready for school?

In the first class kids who on September 1 will be not less than six and a half years. If the child is under – the decision on his admission takes district office of the Department of education.

Like a lot of effort in preparation for the school, parents spend to teach their treasure to write, to count and to read. But, as life shows, for successful adaptation is not the main thing. It doesn’t matter if your child can TAKE those requirements that directly, from the earliest days, the school shall serve him (to sit in class, listen to teachers, to perform the job) if he knows how to control his behavior and to SUBORDINATE its established rules. This is the main criterion of the child’s readiness for school

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