Time And Sequencing

Time and Sequence Skills Age Norms

Understands simple time concepts:

  • 2.9 - day, night
  • 3.0 - before, after
  • 3.0 - now, today
  • 4.0 - yesterday, tomorrow
  • 4.6 - morning, afternoon, evening
  • 4.6 - sooner, later, in a few minutes
  • 5.0 - last week, this week, next week
  • 5.0 - last year, this year, next year
  • 6.6 - summer, winter, spring, fall

Sequences common events in logical order:

  • 3.0 - 2 pictures
  • 3.3 - 3 pictures
  • 4.9 - 4 pictures

Uses time concept words correctly to tell when something happens:

  • 3.0 - tonight, today
  • 4.0 - last night
  • 5.3 - morning, afternoon
  • 5.6 - yesterday, tomorrow
  • 5.6 - last week, this week, next week
  • 5.6 - last year, this year, next year
  • 5.9 - tomorrow night, day before, day after

Points to first and last object or person:

  • 4.9 - in 2 out of 3 trials

Sequences daily activities:

  • 5.0 - tells 5 daily activities in order and tells time that each occurs (in the morning, noon, afternoon, night)

Uses words correctly to refer to sequences:

  • 5.3 - first
  • 5.9 - last
  • 6.3 - second, middle

Tells time:

  • 5.3 - on the hour using a clock.

Names days of week:

  • 5.9 - 7 days in order
  • 6.0 - current day of the week

Math Concepts Age Norms

Tells age:

  • 2.6 - by holding up correct number of fingers

Counts and gives a specified number of objects accurately:

  • 2.6 - one
  • 2.6 - two
  • 3.6 - three
  • 4.0 - four
  • 5.0 - five
  • 5.6 - six
  • 5.9 - seven
  • 6.0 - eight, nine

Points to concepts of quantities/sizes:

  • 2.9 - big/little
  • 3.0 - one/all
  • 3.3 - empty/full
  • 3.6 - less/more
  • 3.9 - short/long
  • 4.6 - few/many
  • 5.0 - half/whole
  • 5.0 - zero
  • 5.9 - short/tall
  • 5.9 - thick/thin

Counts numbers by rote memorization:

  • 3.0 - from 1 to 3
  • 3.6 - from 1 to 5
  • 5.0 - from 1 to 10
  • 5.6 - from 1 to 20
  • 5.9 - from 1 to 30
  • 6.0 - from 1 to 50 or higher

Sorts several objects into separate groups by:

  • 3.0 - 2 colors: red and blue
  • 3.6 - 3 colors: red, blue, and yellow
  • 3.9 - 2 sizes: big and little
  • 4.0 - 3 shapes: circles, squares, triangles
  • 5.6 - 3 sizes: large, medium, small

Matches 2 large, basic shapes with each other:

  • 3.3 - circles, squares
  • 3.6 - cross (+)
  • 4.3 - rectangles, triangles
  • 5.0 - diamonds

Points to large, basic shapes when requested:

  • 3.6 - circle, square, cross (+)
  • 4.6 - triangle, rectangle, diamond

Recognizes basic fractions:

  • 3.6 - puts together two parts of an object to make a whole
  • 5.3 - when something is cut in half
  • 5.3 - joins four 1/4 sections of a circle to make a complete circle

Names large, basic shapes when requested:

  • 4.0 - circle
  • 4.3 - square
  • 4.9 - cross (+)
  • 5.0 - triangle
  • 5.3 - rectangle
  • 6.0 - diamond

Points to matching groups having the same number of objects in them:

  • 5.0 - points to 2 out of 4 groups that have the same number of items

Names currency:

  • 4.9 - penny, nickel, dime
  • 5.0 - quarter
  • 6.0 - dollar bill

Names written numbers in random order:

  • 5.3 - for example: 4, 2, 1, 5, 3
  • 5.9 - for example: 9, 4, 6, 2, 8, 1, 3, 7, 10
  • 6.3 - reads numbers from 1 to 19

Adds and subtracts numbers:

  • 5.0 - using the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

Prints the numerals:

  • 5.3 - 1 through 3
  • 6.0 - 1 through 9

Names the number:

  • 5.6 - that comes before and after specific number from 1-10.