Curriculum for Kindergarten 15 - 16

On Going all Year

Language Arts (Reading, Writing, Phonics, Speaking)

·        Book and Print Awareness

·        Retells a narrative and an informational text

·        Understands, answers, and uses question words

·        Prints upper/lower case letters

·        Produces rhyming words

·        Segments words into phonemes/syllables

·        Blends onsets and rimes

·        Reads high frequency words

·        Reads emergent reader leveled text

·        Associates sounds to consonants, consonant patterns and short/long vowels

·        Applies decoding/comprehension skills to a variety of texts


·        Observe and record weather


First Quarter Skills

Language Arts

·        Uses drawings, dictation and writing to narrate a single event.  Tells events in order and provides a reaction to what happened.


·        Count and compare numbers 0-10

·        Identify and describe shapes

·        Measureable attributes of objects


·        Structures and functions of living things (compare characteristics of animals and non living things

Social Studies

·        Roles of a citizen

·        Changes over time (seasons, human growth)

Second Quarter Skills

 Language Arts

·        Capitalize first word in a sentence and pronoun I

·        Recognize and name ending punctuation

·        Identify main idea and supporting details in text

·        Understand multi-meaning words

·        Uses most frequently used inflections and affixes (-ed, -ing, -s, un-, re-, pre-) as clues to unknown words

Math (DPI mid year assessment)

·        Counts numbers/sets to 20

·        Classifies/sorts objects by number

·        Model addition/subtraction to 10

·        Apply addition/subtraction to 10


·        Forces and Motion (positions, the way objects and organisms move)

Social Studies

·        Maps and Our Surroundings



Third Quarter Skills

Language Arts

·        Forms regular plural nouns by adding /s/ or /es/

·        Spells simple words phonetically

·        Compose an opinion piece


·        Representations of numbers to 20

·        Add/Subtract to 10/Fluent to 5

·        Identify/Model 2D and 3D shapes

·        Describe/Compare attributes



·        Matter: Properties/Change (physical properties of a variety of materials)

Social Studies

·        Interacting with the Environment (adaptations to weather conditions, use environment to  meet basic wants/need for shelter, food, and clothing)



Fourth Quarter Skills

Language Arts

·        Antonyms

·        Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs  describing a general action (walk, march, strut, prance) by acting out meanings

·        Compose informative/explanatory piece

Math      (DPI EOY Assessment)

·        Count/Compare objects to 20

·        Compose/Decompose 11-19

·        Solve addition/subtraction to 10 (various types of story problems)

·        Counting/Sorting objects


·        Earth systems (compare and draw conclusions about weather patterns over the seasons)

Social Studies

·        Roles of a citizen in the Home and Beyond (obeying rules in the home/neighborhood provides safety and promotes fairness and resolves conflict)

·        We are the World (Similarities/differences amongst people and their cultures)


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