• Kindergarten Syllabus

    1st Grading Period

    Reading

    • Recognize upper/lowercase letters.

    • Focus on concepts of prints.

    • Demonstrate an initial understanding of letter-sound relationships.

    • Recalling/recognizing information: characters, character traits, setting, details, main idea, beginning/ending of stories.

    • Retelling stories.

    • Exhibit an awareness of the concept of a story.

    • Begin to use a variety of early reading materials.

    • Practicing with decodable text.

    • Recognizing high frequency words.

    • Using predictable text.

    Writing

    • Begin to use the elements of the writing process.

    • Using writing skills: manipulating various writing tools.

    • Express meaning through writing: drawing pictures, writing strings of letters.

    • Write upper/lowercase letters.

    Science/Social Studies

    • Identify the four seasons.

    • Compare families of today with families of the past in relation to work, home, or school.

    • Identify various community helpers and their role in the community.

    • Explaining the necessity for rules and laws and the consequences of failing to obey them.

    • Classify objects using the five senses.

    Math

    • Represent, count and write numbers 0 – 9.

    • Identify rectangles, squares, circles, triangles, and hexagons using shapes or drawings.

    • Count from 0 – 100.

    • Expose students to coins: penny, nickel, dime, and quarter,

    • Calendar routines: attendance, weather, number of days in school, days of the week, month of the year, seasons.

     
     
     Kindergarten Syllabus

    2nd Grading Period

    Reading

    • Recognize and name upper/lowercase letters.

    • Focus on concepts of print.

    • Demonstrate an initial understanding of letter-sound relationships.

    • Retelling stories.

    • Exhibit an awareness of the concept of a story.

    • Begin to use a variety of early reading materials.

    • Practicing with decodable text.

    • Recognizing high frequency words.

    • Using predictable text.

    • Recalling/recognizing information: characters, character traits, setting, details, main idea, beginning/ending of stories.

    Writing

    • Begin to use the elements of the writing process.

    • Using writing skills: manipulating various writing tools.

    • Express meaning through writing: drawing pictures, writing strings of letters.

    • Write upper/lowercase letters.

    Math

    • Count from 0 – 50.

    • Count forward beginning from a given number.

    • Write numbers 0 – 20.

    • Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities.

    • Understand that the last name said tells the number of objects.

    • Shapes (circle, square, hexagon, triangle, and rectangle).

    • Compose and decompose numbers from 5 – 10.

    Science/Social Studies

    • Identify the four seasons.

    • Compare families of today with families of the past in relation to work, home, and school.

    • Identify various community helpers and their role in the community.

     
       
       Kindergarten Syllabus

    3rd Grading Period

    Reading/Language Arts

    ·         Recognize and name upper/lowercase letters.

    ·         Focus on concepts of print.

    ·         Demonstrate an initial understanding of letter-sound relationships.

    ·         Retelling stories.

    ·         Exhibit an awareness of the concept of a story.

    ·         Begin to use a variety of early reading materials.

    ·         Practicing with decodable text.

    ·         Recognizing high frequency words.

    ·         Verbalize correct personal data.

    ·         Using predictable text.

    ·         Recalling/recognizing information: characters, character traits, setting, details, main idea, beginning/ending of stories.

    Math

    ·         Count from 0 – 100.

    ·         Count forward beginning from a given number.

    ·         Write numbers 0 – 20.

    ·         Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities.

    ·         Understand that each successive number name refers to a quantity is one larger.

    ·         Less than, greater than, and equal to.

    ·         Solve addition word problems.

    ·         Decompose number less than or equal to 10.

    ·         Simple subtraction.

    ·         Simple addition.

    ·         Shapes

    Writing

    ·         Begin to use the elements of the writing process.

    ·         Using writing skills: manipulating various writing tools.

    ·         Write upper and lowercase letters.

    ·         Express meaning through writing.

    Science/Social Studies

    ·         Classify objects using the five senses.

    ·         Explaining the necessity for rules and laws and the consequences of failing to obey them.

    ·         Identify the four seasons.

    ·         Compare families of today with families of the past in relation to work, home and school.

     

    Kindergarten Syllabus

    4th Nine Weeks

    Reading/Language Arts

    • Recognize and name upper and lowercase letters.

    • Exhibit knowledge of the conventions of print.

    • Exhibit an awareness of the concept of print.

    • Develop phonemic awareness.

    • Recognize high frequency words.

    • Exhibit expanded vocabulary and sentence awareness.

    • Focus on concepts of print.

    • Demonstrate an initial understanding of the letter-sound relationships.

    • Begin to use a variety of early reading materials:

      Practicing with decodable text

      Recognizing high frequency words

      Using predictable text

      Recognizing/using print in the environment.

    • Recalling information: characters, character traits, setting, details, main idea, beginning and ending of stories.

    • Retelling stories.

    • Exhibit an awareness of the concept of a story.

    • Recognizing and using print in the environment.

    • Begin to use pictures and text to gain meaning from written material.

    • Handle books and media responsibly

    • Use appropriate listening and speaking behaviors.

    • Exhibit expanded vocabulary and sentence awareness.

    Writing

    • Begin to use the elements of the writing process.

    • Using writing skills: manipulating various writing tools.

    • Write upper and lowercase letters.

    • Express meaning through writing.

    • Exhibit an awareness of concepts of a story. 

    Science/Social Studies

    • Identify personal use of goods and services.

    • Identify seasons of the year.

    • Classify objects using the five senses.

    • Compare size, shape, structure, and basic needs of living things.

    • Identify various workers and their roles in the community.

    • Identify different ways to travel. 

    Math

    • Compare two numbers between 1 and 10 presented as written numerals.

    • Describe measurable attributes of objects such as length or weight.

    • Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.

    • Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of” or “less of” and describe the difference.

    • Identify rectangles, squares, circles, and triangles: recognizing like shapes in the environment.

    • Describe objects in the environment using names of shapes, and describe the relative positions of these objects.

    • Identify shapes as 2 or 3 dimensional.

    • Analyze and compare 2 or 3 dimensional shapes in different sizes and orientations and describe their similarities and differences.

    • Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components and drawing shapes.

    • Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes.