Kindergarten School Curriculum

KINDERGARTEN CURRICULUM OVERVIEW

Bible

  • Old and New Testament themes: God’s creation and Jesus, God’s Son
  • Weekly scripture memory
  • Integration of Biblical worldview in all subjects

Language Arts

  • Phonemic awareness: Recognition of sounds and rhymes
  • Orton-Gillingham phonics instruction and spelling of phonetic and non-phonetic words
  • Reading fluency, including 100 sight words; read sentences
  • Reading comprehension: Recognize sequence, make predictions, identify main idea and characters
  • Listening and speaking: Follow directions; share experiences
  • Writing:  Letters, numbers, recognize punctuation and capitalization

Math

  • Numbers and operations: Number sequence to 100, skip counting, introduction to addition and subtraction
  • Measurement: Time, money, customary measurement
  • Geometry:  Plane and solid figures
  • Graphs:  Bar graphs and pictographs
  • Estimation
  • Algebraic reasoning: Patterns
  • Problem solving strategies

Social Studies

  • Civics:  Families and structure
  • Economics:  Community services
  • Geography:  Maps and globes
  • History:  culture, holidays, and historical figures

Science

  • Life science:  Plants, animals, personal health
  • Earth science: Land and water, weather
  • Physical science:  Movement, matter, light

Library

  • Literature appreciation, story elements, and self-selected reading

Technology: One class per week

  • Introduction to keyboard, computer graphics, and coding

Physical Education:  Two classes per week

  • Movement, fitness, group games   

Music:  Two classes per week

  • Vocal music, listening, rhythm and movement    

Foreign Language:  One class per week

  • Survey of conversational Spanish and Spanish culture