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Curriculum At A Glance- Kindergarten

Curriculum At A Glance- Kindergarten

Reading/Language Arts

  • Identifies and names lower and upper case letters
  • Identifies rhyming words, syllables in a word, & matches beginning/ending sounds of words
  • Identifies letter sounds
  • Identifies parts of a sentence, story, and book
  • Identifies key elements in a text - beginning/middle/end, character and setting, author, main idea
  • Identifies different types of text (fiction, non-fiction)
  • Uses proper book handling skills
  • Follows line of print from left to right/top to bottom
  • Recognizes Words, Letters, Spaces, and Punctuation in Text (Concepts of Print)
  • Recognizes High-Frequency (Sight) Words
  • Listens to stories, retells stories in sequence
  • Responds to stories
  • Can read a CVC Word (consonant, vowel, consonant; for example - cat, mop, pan)
  • Shared writing
  • Independent writing
  • Individual reading
  • Choral reading
  • Literacy Centers

Sight Words
Kdg Sight Words Quarter 1
Kdg Sight Words Quarter 2
Kdg Sight Words Quarter 3
Kdg Sight Words Quarter 4


Mathematics

  • Count to 100 by 1s and 10s
  • Identifies, represents, writes, and counts numbers to 20 and beyond
  • Identifies and describes 2 and 3-dimensional shapes
  • Composes and decomposes numbers and shapes
  • Addition and Subtraction with numbers 0-10
  • Understand the concept of measurement - length, weight, height
  • Classify and sort data - basic graphs, sorting by attributes (colors, shapes & size)

 Learning Experiences Used

  • Whole Group Instruction
  • Learning through games, songs, and activities
  • Small Group practice and exploration
  • Guided practice
  • Independent practice and exploration
  • Various forms of assessments

Writing

  • Dictates messages
  • Holds pencil properly
  • Uses correct writing strokes
  • Uses Thinking Maps for writing
  • Edits writing
  • Adds details to pictures
  • Uses directionality of print
  • Uses lined and unlined paper
  • Uses and identifies punctuation
  • Dictates or writes words with pictures
  • Expresses ideas in two or more complete sentences.
  • Uses basic computer skills and using a mouse
  • Uses prompts for writing

    Learning Experiences Used
  • Daily written work
  • Journals
  • Shared writing
  • Dictation
  • Word Walls
  • Daily Message
  • Directed writing

Science/Social Studies

  • Knows that learning can come from careful observation
  • Recognizes the five senses and related body parts
  • Identifies the difference between living and non-living organisms
  • Observes that all plants and animals need the basic necessities of air, water, food
  • Sorts objects by observable properties
  • Identifies forms of energy
  • Getting to know each other
  • Rules and responsibilities
  • Getting to know my school
  • Family
  • Our Community/Celebrations and Traditions
  • Famous American Holidays
  • Cultural Awareness/Appreciation
  • Our Place in this World
  • Florida
  • United States
  • The World 
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