Kindergarten Curriculum

Reading
  • Alphabet - recognizing and matching upper and lower case letters
  • Sign language of all alphabet letters
  • Beginning sounds
  • Sight words and beginning vocabulary - about 80 words Pre-decodable books - one a week
  • Making up sentences with capital letter and punctuation
  • Classification and grouping
  • Rhyming (teach nursery rhymes to your child; it will help in school)
  • Opposites
  • Sequencing of pictures and stories
  • Learning colors and reading color words
  • Speaking and answering in complete sentences
  • Practice printing of letters, numbers, and first and last name, using the D'Nealian method
  • Writing using both capital and lower-case letters
  • Realism vs. fantasy
  • Nouns and verbs
  • Position words
  • Vowels
  • Comprehension
  • Beginning and ending sounds
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Kindergarten
First Grade
Second Grade
Intermediate
Third Grade
Fourth Grade
Fifth Grade
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Spanish
Music
Physical Education
Elementary Science
Computer Technology
Math
  • Recognizing numbers 1-30 and matching them with corresponding pictures
  • Sorting and classifying
  • Counting to 100
  • Shapes - plane and solid
  • Patterning
  • Place Value
  • Ordinal numbers
  • Concepts of: as many as, more than, less than
  • Concept of adding and subtracting - that they are joining and separating actions
  • Beginning to discover the concept of fractions, money, measurement and time

Religion

  • Overlaps with Social Studies, Language Arts, and Science
  • Beginning with ourselves, family, friends, and school
  • God made us, He loves us
  • How special and unique we are
  • Sharing and respecting - WWJD
  • Exploring and discussing God's world (includes a unit on our five senses, and culminates with a field trip to the Children's Museum)
  • Helping others showing love and making good choices
  • Being with God and being like God
  • Praising God
  • God's storybook - learning about Jesus when he was a child
  • Prayer buddy activities
  • Masses and prayer services

Specialists

  • Music - twice a week - songs for Mass and the Christmas Program
  • Physical Education- twice a week- recess games, and fine and large motor skills
  • Computer - once a week - matching, patterning, letters, sounds and words - many fun games that help them learn
  • Science - twice a week - hands on experiments, the world, five senses and planets
  • Spanish - twice a week - numbers, colors, animals, greetings, feelings

Kindergarten Also Includes

  • Social Studies Thematic units- seasons, holidays, animals, food unit, etc.
  • Learning stations - table activities, dots on all shelf items so they are able to distinguish between math and reading
  • Playtime - social growth and development, time to work on problem solving and getting along with their peers

Skills to Work on at Home

  • Please practice printing name correctly
  • Learn name, address, and phone number for safety reasons
  • Learn nursery rhymes, colors, counting
  • Practice the alphabet
  • Work on taking care of self needs - bathroom, zipping, etc. - to be self-sufficient
  • Work with students to tie or Velcro their shoes
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