Kindergarten

ELA

In kindergarten, students will learn to read and write uppercase and lowercase letters and orally produce the beginning sounds for the letters. They will also work on phonemic awareness skills such as rhyming, segmenting, and blending sounds of words. With these skills, the students will be able to decode words with the consonant/vowel/ consonant word pattern. Students will also learn the basics of print concepts such as reading and writing from left to right and top to bottom. Kindergarten students will also learn reading comprehension strategies and high frequency words.

Math

Students will learn to identify and write numbers 1-20, compose and decompose numbers 1-20, and orally count to 100 by 1’s and 10’s. Also, students will learn to add and subtract within 10. In kindergarten the students will learn how to name and identify 2 and 3 dimensional shapes and learn concepts of measurement.

Science

Kindergarten students will learn the five senses and how to use their senses to observe the world around them. They will learn about the seasons and weather patterns. In kindergarten, students will identify characteristics of living and non-living things, life cycles, and what living things need to grow.

Social Studies

Students will learn about citizenship and what it means to be a good citizen. They will also learn about their role in a community and the roles of community helpers. Also students will learn about American symbols, holidays, and traditions. Through stories, students will learn about past history and compare the past to the present.