Kindergarten Curriculum Guide (partial listings)
Religion: The student will learn to: recognize God as a loving creator, identify God’s gift to the world of His Son, follow Christ’s example of respect and love, see our families as a celebration of God identify and recognize a need for prayer in daily life
Math: The student will learn to: recognize and print numerals to 20, one-to-one correspondence, count by 2’s, 5’s and 10’s, order and relative time(first, before, after), recognize basic shapes, sort and classify by attribute, and identify, extend and create patterns .
Reading: The student will learn to: appreciate the value of literature, retell stories in proper sequence, understand print contains meaning, interpret and use pictures , identify upper and lower case letters, identify and use letter sounds, recognize and use rhyming words , identify own name in print, identify print conventions (capitals, periods) ,memorize text and basic sight words, distinguish letters, words, and sentences and match initial and final consonant sounds with letter names
Writing: The student will learn to: demonstrate directionality, legibly write the upper and lower case letters of the alphabet, print his/her own first and last name, identify areas to improve and recognize those changes in drawings and writing, demonstrate basic writing conventions, hold and use a pencil correctly, write basic words, and write numerals in sequence
Social Studies: The student will learn to: compare and contrast the seasons by weather and climate changes, identify/understand holidays as times to remember special people and events in our nation’s history, distinguish between needs and wants, recognize a need for rules and authority, demonstrate respect for rights, responsibilities, and property, describe school and community helpers, identify the American flag, recite the Pledge of Allegiance, identify various means of transportation
Computer Technology: The student will learn to: use basic educational (computer) programs and view the computer as a learning tool
Science: The student will learn to: recognize the five senses, identify weather changes associated with the, four seasons, classify things as living and nonliving, observe and describe the physical properties of objects, and practice basic safety precautions.
P.E. Students receive 30 minutes of P.E. two times a week in which the focus is on gross and fine motor skills, learning new games, participation and respect for others.