Kindergarten Curriculum Overview
Assembly: Held each Friday for students to present current memory work and worship together as a school. At various times of the year, this time will be used to present short theatrical works.
Religious Studies: Bible characters and stories will be learned from The Jesus Storybook Bible, The Early Reader’s Bible, and Egermeir Bible story book.
Language Arts: Writing Road to Reading by Spalding International will be used for direct phonics instruction. Explicit instruction in phonetic analysis, phonics rules and regularities, high-frequency words, blending, reading sentences, comprehension strategies and skills and development of vocabulary through an extensive variety of outstanding literature read-alouds. Manuscript handwriting will be used to teach writing.
Math: Math In Focus: The Singapore Approach Development of number concepts, counting and number recognition, a study of patterns, geometric shapes, problem-solving, time, money, simple addition and subtraction.
Spring Semester- MLK, Geography, Washington/Lincoln, Texas, Easter
Fall Semester- 5 Senses, Weather, Oceans, Fall
Spring Semester– Winter, Hibernation, Shadows, Dental Health/Nutrition, Spring, Animal Life Cycles
Spanish: Emphasis on learning Spanish vocabulary with an integration of pre-reading and pre-writing skills to expand in Grades 1 and 2.
Fine Arts: Introduction to elements of both Art and Music and to specific historical composers and artists.
PE/Motor Lab: Explore and develop sensory motor attributes, coordinated movements, and fitness awareness used to increase students understanding of movement through skill practice. Help students see themselves as a unique child of God.