Our Kindergarten program is directly aligned with the Common Core Standards for New York State.
Letter Identification: Capital and lowercase letters (A-Z and a-z)
Short Vowel Sounds, a, e, i, o, u
Beginning Sounds of Words
Ending Sounds of Words
Using Vowels in the Middle of Words
Identifying Similar Initial Sounds
Blending Phonemes to Read Words
Digraphs: sh, ch, th
Concepts of Print
Phonics/Decoding Skills and Decoding Longer Words
High Frequency Words/Spelling/Vocabulary
Comprehension Skills and Strategies
Information and Study Skills
Grammar, Usage, and Mechanics
High Frequency Words
I like the and
see we a to
come me with my you what
is how of so many where
this find from come but on
will be into that your who
go for here they soon up
make play them give say new
said good was then ate could
she all over her when some
no he away must there by
down do went only little just
have help one every ask walk
look out very their saw put
off take our day show too
Chapter 1- Represent, count and write numbers 0 to 5
Chapter 2- Compare numbers to 5.
Chapter 3- Represent, count and write numbers 6 to 9.
Chapter 4- Represent and compare numbers 0 to 10.
Chapter 5- Addition facts within 10 and fluency within 5.
Chapter 6- Subtraction facts within 10 and fluency within 5.
Chapter 7- Represent, count and write numbers 11-19.
Chapter 8- Represent, count and write numbers 20 and beyond including counting to 100 by tens and ones.
Chapter 9- Geometry including circle, square, triangle, rectangle, hexagon and position words.
Chapter 10- Identify and describe three-dimensional shapes including cone, cylinder, sphere, and cube.
Chapter 11- Measurement- comparing length, weight and height.
Chapter 12- Classify objects by color, shape, size and sorting data on a graph.
Further details for each unit will be provided throughout the school year.
At the bottom of this page you will find a link to our Kindergarten Math Guide Book. This guide book will be a helpful resource for parents and students.
In kindergarten, students study "Self and Others". This course is organized into five units of study.
1- Individual Development and Cultural Identity
2- Civic Ideals and Practices
3- Geography, Humans and the Environment
4- Time, Continuity and Change
5- Economic Systems
Each unit helps students study themselves in the context of their immediate surroundings. Students will learn about similarities and differences between children, families and communities and about holidays, symbols, and traditions that unite us as Americans. Students learn about respect for others, and rights and responsibilities of individuals.
Science is everywhere and our students are naturally curious, which makes them natural scientists. We are in the process of developing a science curriculum that is aligned with the common core learning standards for NYS.