kindergarten classes

Language Arts (Pre-reading)
• Print awareness: left-to-right eye
progression; visual discrimination;
visual memory
• Reasoning; classifying; sequencing
size and shape relationships
• Rhyming; awareness of author;
picture reading
• Listening comprehension
• Comparing
• Following directions; perceiving
concepts such as up/down, hard/
soft
• Alphabet recognition: phonemic
awareness

Early Reading Skills
• Comprehension
• Predicting outcomes; answering
questions after silent reading;
sequencing events; developing
vocabulary
• Perceiving relationships; distinguishing
reality from fantasy
• Matching words and pictures;
matching sentences and pictures;
reading short stories
• Oral communication and oral
reading
• Discussion; action rhymes; pantomime;
retelling stories; reading
phonics stories orally

Phonics and Word Perception
·Units 1-3: Letter-sound
association-consonants and
short vowels; words with closed
syllable phonograms (examples:
_it, _at); plural words with s;
compound words
• Units 4-6: Letter-sound
association-consonant blends
and digraphs, long vowels; r-influenced
vowels; special vowel
combinations; vowel patterns
for long vowels (examples:_oke,
_o, _oat)

Heritage Studies
• Geography: U.S. landmarks; history:
Native Americans, colonial
life; culture: families, community
helpers, Hispanic culture,
Bible times, farming, American
celebrations

Science
• Appreciating God's creation
• Learning about birds, bugs, magnets,
seasons, water, our bodies,
weather, rocks, ocean, sun, moon,
plants, animals
• Experiencing hands-on activities

Composition
Dictating composed sentences
for experience stories; dictating
sentence ideas for individual
composition; completing sentence
starters

Motor Skills
• Encouraging fine motor skills
through prewriting activities,
fingerplays, cooking and Learning
Stations activities, student
activity worksheets
• Developing gross motor skills
during simple games and group
activities Reading

Related Arts (Art)
• Drawing; painting; making crafts
to match the unit themes of the
lessons (examples: puppets,
papier-mache pig)

Handwriting
Letter formation; principles of
slant; alignment; spacing

reading

Word Recognition
• Application of phonics concepts
presented in K5 Beginnings
• Readers 1-1 6-short vowels,
·single consonants; few consonant
blends
• Readers 1 7-32-short vowels,
consonant blends and digraphs,
long blends vowels, r-influenced
vowels, special vowels
• Word families; service words;
compound words; words with
suffixes

Literature
• Read a variety of genres; family
stories, informational articles, fanciful
animal stories, poetry, Bible
accounts, realistic fiction
• Distinguish reality from fantasy

Comprehension
• Picture reading
• Literal, interpretive, critical, appreciative
levels of questioning
• Predict text, make inferences,
draw conclusions; predict
outcomes
• Compare; sequence events; follow
directions

Silent Reading
Reading fm specific information;
reading fur author's message

Vocabulary
Meaning from context

Oral Reading
• Communicate message of the
author; communicate in a natural
manner
• Portray a character
• Respond to punctuation: period,
exclamation point, question mark
• Capacity: holds more, holds less;
cup, quart, gallon, liter
• Temperature: hot, cold
• Measuring tools: ruler, scale,
thermometer, cup
• Time: to hour
• Calendar: days, weeks, months,
year
• Money: penny, nickel. dime,
quarter

Math - 3rd Edition

Geometry
• Flat shapes: circle, square,
triangle, rectangle; symmetry;
same shape
• Solid figures: ball-shape (sphere),
can-shape (cylinder), box-shape
(rectangular solid, cube), coneshape
(cone)
• Spatial relationships: top, middle,
bottom; left, right; over, under;
inside, outside; on, off; front, back Patterns

Numeration
• Identify 0-1 00
• Writing 0-100

Measurement
• Size: larger, smaller
• Length, height; longer, shorter;
non-standard units; inch;
centimeter
• Weight: weighs more, weighs
less; pound
• Capacity: holds more, holds less;
cup, quart, gallon, liter
• Temperature: hot, cold
• Measuring tools: ruler, scale,
thermometer, cup
• Time: to hour
• Calendar: days, weeks, months,
year
• Money: penny, nickel. dime,
quarter

Problem Solving
• Oral word problems; graphs;
probability
Statistics and Graphs
• Pictograph; bar graph; tallies
Calculators
• Number recognition, count up,
count back; addition; subtraction

Counting
• Count to 1 50 by 1 s
· Count to 100 by lOs
• Count to 50 by 5s; count on

Number Sense
Ordinals: first-sixth; first, next,
last; before, after, between; patterns;
place value: tens/ones

Measurement
• Size: larger, smaller
• Length, height; longer, shorter;
non-standard units; inch;
centimeter
• Weight: weighs more, weighs
less; pound

Calculators
Number recognition, count up,
count back; addition; subtraction

Problem Solving
• Oral word problems; graphs;
probability
Statistics and Graphs
• Pictograph; bar graph; tallies
Calculators
• Number recognition, count up,
count back; addition; subtraction

Addition
Sums to 1 0; equation; vert ical
form; money; oral word problems

Subtraction
Differences to 1 0; equation;
vertical form; money; oral word
problems; take-away; comparison

Algebra Readiness
Equation

Estimation
• Numbers of objects
• Length: centimeter
• Weight: weighs more, weighs less
• Capacity: holds more, holds less

Fractions
Equal parts; halves; thirds;
fourths; halves of a set of objects

Statistics and Graphs
Pictograph; bar graph; tallies