Kindergarten Curriculum Overview A Great Beginning Leads to a Wonderful Future
We offer all day classes from 7:45am to 2:30pm
There is AM and PM extended day available for a small additional charge.
We offer daily Hot Lunch, weekly Music class with our Music Director, weekly visits to our full library, a full size gym, and full computer lab.
Religion: Prayers: Our Father & Hail Mary, The World as a Gift from God, God Loves Us, We are Friends of Jesus, We Live as Friends of Jesus & Liturgical Seasons of the Church. In January the class joins the school for weekly Mass on Friday mornings.
Math: Focus on Common Core strategies: Numbers 1-20, counting to 100, sorting, patterns, skip counting by 5's and 10's, measurement, directional words, shapes, classification, number words, number line, basic time (hour/half hour), basic money, & basic addition and subraction.
Phonics: Consonants/vowels, letter-sound relationships, and word identification strategies.
Handwriting: Printing upper/lower case letters and numbers 1-10.
P.E.: Class twice a week in our full size gymnasium. Basic large motor skills: hopping, skipping, throwing, etc. Parachute, tumbling, exercise, and movement games. No separate gym uniform is needed for Kdg.
Science: Cause/effect, plants (apples, pumpkins, flowers), life-cycles (eggs), living/non-living, parts of the Earth, healthy habits, motion, safety, human body (5 senses, bones, heart, dental) colors, shadows, seasons, and animals (spiders, turkeys, butterflies).
Social Studies: Presidents, Native Americans, Pilgrims, holidays, Ireland, Dr. Seuss, and Johnny Appleseed.
Art: many seasonal projects for students to explore weekly and share their artistic talents
Technology: Student visit the computer lab to work on additional phonics activities as well as beginning keyboarding skills