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Kindergarten Curriculum


-tell who, what, where, when, why and how after listening to a story (fiction or nonfiction)

-retell a story

-tell the characters, setting, and what happens in a story

-tell the main topic and details from a fiction or nonfiction story)

-tell how people, events, or ideas are connected in a story

-ask and answer questions about new words in a a story

-tell the difference between a story and a poem

-tell what the author and illustrator do

-ask and answer questions about new words found in stories

-find the front cover, back cover and title page of a story

-use the illustrations in a story to help gain meaning

-compare and contrast characters in a story

-find reasons the author uses to support his ideas

-tell how two non fiction books are alike and different

-recognize all upper and lower case letters  sound and  spelling

-recognize and make rhyming words

-count and divide words into syllables (orally)

-blend single syllable words

-identify the beginning, middle, and ending sounds

-change a letter in a word to make a new word

-long vowel sounds

-read the most common high frequency words (DOLCHE List)

-read and understand beginning books fluently




-write, draw, and tell opinion

-write, draw, and tell to teach someone

-write, draw, and tell a story

-tell how you feel about a story you wrote

-add details to my writing

-publish my writing

-help my class research

-help my class write




-print all upper and lower case letters

-use nouns and verbs

-say regular plural nouns

-understand and use question words

-use common prepositions

-make complete sentences with my class

-capitalize the first word in a sentence

-capitalize the word I

-recognize and name end punctuation

-write the letter or letters for consonant and vowel sounds

-use what you know to write a word

-use common prefixes and suffixes to find the meaning of words

-match common verbs and adjectives to their opposites

-tell how words are used in real life

-use new words I learn


Speaking and Listening

-follow rules for discussions

-talk with others

-participate in conversations

-tell what a story is about

-ask and answer a question about what you have learned

-tell about people, places and things with help

-use drawings to add details

-speak clearly



-count to 100

-count to 100 by tens

-count forward starting at any number

-write numbers 1-20

-count and write the number to match up to 20

-put numbers in order

-adding one to a group will increase the number

-tell which group is greater than, less than, equal to

-use objects, fingers, pictures to show addition

-use objects, fingers, pictures to show subtraction

-solve addition and subtraction within 10

-missing addends to 10 (2+__= 10)

-make numbers 11-19 using tens and ones

-measure and object

-use size words to describe an object

-sort objects into categories

-count and compare the number of objects in sorted categories

-find shapes in the real world

-name basic shapes- circle, square, triangle, rectangle

-create shapes

-use basic shapes to make bigger shapes