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Kindergarten Curriculum Highlights
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Use memory to retell a story

Use reading strategies for word recognition and comprehension

Identify and match beginning and ending consonant letter sounds

Apply background knowledge to understand literature

Speak on topic and in complete sentences during class discussions

Recognize rhyming words

Recognize and identify upper and lower case letters

Blend vowel/consonant sounds orally to make words or syllables

Read kindergarten sight words

Demonstrate directionality of print

Recall a story sequence and predict the outcome

Analyze a story with questions and comments

Read independently at appropriate level


Write a simple sentence

Use a drawing to complement written work

Spell high frequency words correctly in context

Understand proper usage of upper and lowercase letters

Demonstrate awareness of end punctuation

Write first and last names using upper/lower case letters

Compose a short story with a beginning, middle, and end


Grips writing tools correctly

Trace on a line

Cut on a line


Appreciate cultural differences

Understand the role of community members

Exhibit respect through cooperative and collaborative work

Explain the difference between wants and needs

Define ways to be a friend

Explain the necessity of rules

Develop the concept of geography through maps and globes


Classify animals by observable characteristics

Use senses to make observations

Summarize data gained through careful observations

Observe physical properties of objects

Classify objects by observable properties

Explore earth, life and physical sciences



Use manipulatives to develop number sense including one-to-one correspondence  

Count and read numbers to 100 in random order

Write numbers to 100

Count to 100 by 1’s and 10’s

Skip count by 2’s and 5’s

Group objects by size, shape, and color

Recognize and continue a simple pattern

Recognize that a graph is a way to show information

Solve simple addition and subtraction equations

Estimate and problem solve using everyday situations

Demonstrate an understanding of number stories using manipulatives

Create a number sentence to demonstrate the understanding of a story problem

Tell time to the hour

Recognize basic 2 and 3 dimensional geometric shapes


Identify basic safety practices

Correlate good hygiene and nutrition with a healthy lifestyle

Demonstrate making good choices

Identify good and bad consequences of choices they make

Identify characteristics of a responsible and respectful student


Perform basic loco-motor movements of walk, run, gallop, jump, hop and skip

Move safely among other students

Perform basic manipulative and non-manipulative skills

Perform skills alone and with a group


Recognize a variety of art terms using the word wall.

Recognize Rembrandt, O’Keefe, Oldenburg, Martinez, Picasso, Mondrian, Pollack, Monet, Cassatt and their works

Recognize art from the African culture and Cubism movement

Use a variety of media to create 2-D and 3-D art work.


Review parts of a book

Recognize the difference between author/illustrator

Begin story sequencing

Begin to learn the difference between fiction/non-fiction

Complete a mini research project together as a class




Accept responsibility for behavior

Begin and stay on task

Complete a task in a reasonable amount of time

Follow simple, three-step oral directions

Play with 4-5 children fairly in cooperative play

Respect others and their property

Demonstrate problem solving skills

Demonstrate more consistent independent behavior

Develop the skills of being responsible, sharing, helping and caring

Seek help when needed

Define responsibility

Share attention with others


Identify the roles and responsibilities of the school counselor

List and demonstrate the rules for class discussions

List the jobs parents have and jobs seen at school

Discuss what to do if a stranger is bothering them

Describe how people work together to achieve a goal

Express their needs, wants, and feelings in healthy and appropriate ways

Show appreciation to others

List what to do if someone is abusing them

Show what to do when they are involved in a conflict

Identify the appropriate persons from whom a child can safely take medicine

Identify feelings and act on them appropriately


Demonstrate singing on pitch

Demonstrate a steady beat

Accomplish echo singing

Distinguish between high/low, fast/slow, loud/soft, up/down, long/short

Recognize vocal sounds we can make ourselves

Become familiar with call and response songs


Understand what a computer is and parts of computer

Move a mouse accurately

Locate enter, delete/backspace, space bar, shift keys on a keyboard

Log on and off computer

Use components of a computer system, related vocabulary and grade appropriate software.