# Kindergarten Curriculum

-Identifies capital letters out of sequence

-Identifies lowercase letters out of sequence

-Produces letter sounds in isolation

-Demonstrates directionality, 1-1 matching, and book handling

-Top to bottom, front to back, left to right, return sweep

-Uses pictures to make predictions

-Uses strategies to read patterned text

-Uses strategies to read new words

-Retells a story

WRITING

- Represents an idea with pictures

-Hears and writes sounds in words

-Applies letter-sound knowledge to daily writing

-Forms upper and lower case letters correctly

-Uses conventions(capitalization, punctuation, spacing)

-Uses effective narrative writing structures

-Uses effective opinion writing structures

MATH

-Recognizes numerals 0-30

-Writes numerals 1-30

-Counts objects to 100

-Counts backwards from 10-0

-Counts forward from a given number

-Produces number patterns from 5's

-Produces number patterns for 10's

-Counts to answer "how many?" sets in a line, rectangular array, or circle

-Compares two numbers between 1 and 10

-Uses manipulatives to show place value 11-30

-Identifies coins: penny, nickel, dime and quarter

-Compares objects by weight and length

-Compares and interprets data

-Identifies geometric shapes: circle, oval, triangle, square, rectangle, diamong/rhombus, hexagon

-Differentiates between 2d/3d shapes

-Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes

-Sorts simples shapes based on attributes (size, color, vertices)

-Describe relative positions of objects: above, below, beside, in front of, behind and next to

-Recognizes patterns

-Extends patterns

-Creates patterns

-Uses objects, fingers and mental images to solve addition/subtraction equations

-Decompose numbers less than 10 into pairs in more than one way

SOCIAL STUDIES

-Distinguishes between past, present, future

-Identifies rules for a school and considers the consequences for breaking them

-Describes wants and needs and distinguishes between goods and services

-Responds to a question about a public concern that they have encountered at school

-Demonstrates an understanding of fairness and majority rule

SCIENCE

-Weather

-Forces

-Animals