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2009 - 2010 Curriculum Outline

Kindergarten Curriculum Outline 2009 - 2010

 

 

August

Math - Numbers 0-5, Numbers 6-12, and Introduction to ordinals

Reading

August 17 - August 21

The Little School Bus

Sight Words

I, am

Amazing Words

first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth

Letter Recognition

Aa, Bb, Cc, Dd, Ee

Comprehension

Character

Main Question

How do we get to school?

 

August 24 - August 28

Fix It Duck

Sight Words

I, am

Amazing Words

repair, leak, steep, ladder, puddles, shed

Letter Recognition

Ff, Gg, Hh, Ii, Jj, Kk, Ll, Mm, Nn

Comprehension

Setting

Main Question

How do people help each other?

 

September

Math - Position words, patterns, sorting, and review numbers 0 - 12

Reading

August 31 - Sept. 4

Plaidypus Lost

Sight Words

the, little

Amazing Words

platypus, around, lost, found, market, groceries

Letter Recognition

Oo, Pp, Qq, Rr, Ss

Comprehension

Sequence

Main Question

How do families cooperate?

 

September 7 Labor Day (no school)

September 7 - 11

Miss Bindergarten Takes a Field Trip with Kindergarten

Sight Words

the, little

Amazing Words

bakery, post office, fire station, library, park, chaperone

Letter Recognition

Tt, Uu, Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy, Zz

Comprehension

Classify and Categorize

Main Question

How do people in a community cooperate?

 

 

September 14 - 18

Julius

Sight Words

to, a

Amazing Words

granddaddy, sharing, protect, crate, scary, sneaked

Phonics

Mm /m/

Comprehension

Character

Main Question

How do people and animals work and play together?

 

September 21 - 25

Dig, Dig, Digging

Sight Words

to, a

Amazing Words

scooping, swooshing, squelching, gobbling, spinning, rumbling

Phonics

Tt /t/

Comprehension

Classify and Categorize

Main Question

How do machines help people work together?

 

September 28 - Oct. 2

Life in an Ocean

Sight Words

have, is

Amazing Words

ocean, crab, fish, world, shell, seaweed

Phonics

Aa /a/

Comprehension

Compare and Contrast

Main Question

What is in an ocean environment?

 

October

October 5 - October 7 Review Week

October 8 - October 16 Fall Break (No School)

Math - Plane and solid shapes, Review numbers 0-12, Introduce numbers 10-20

Reading

October 19 - 23

Armadillo’s Orange

Sight Words

have, is

Amazing Words

armadillo, burrow, tortoise, rattlesnake, grubs, nest

Phonics

Ss /s/

Comprehension

Setting

Main Question

Who lives in an orange grove?

 

October 26 - 30

Animal Babies in Grasslands

Sight Words

we, my, like

Amazing Words

calf, grasslands, cub, pup, joey, foal

Phonics

Pp /p/

Comprehension

Main Idea

Main Question

Who lives in the grasslands?

 

November

Math - Continue Numbers 10 - 20 and Introduce Numbers Greater than 20

Reading

November 2 - 6

Bear Snores On

Sight Words

we, my, like

Amazing Words

sleep, winter, cave, woods, storm, blustery

Phonics

Cc /k/

Comprehension

Realism and Fantasy

Main Question

Where does a bear hibernate?

 

November 9 -13

A Bed for the Winter

Sight Words

he, for

Amazing Words

meadow, nest, stump, tree, trunk, hive, den

Phonics

Ii /I/

Comprehension

Sequence

Main Question

What kind of home does a mouse need in winter?

 

November 16 - 20

Whose Garden is It?

Sight Words

he, for

Amazing Words

garden, gardener, plant, seed, soil, blossoms

Phonics

Ii /I/

Comprehension

Realism and Fantasy

Main Question

Who lives in the garden?

 

 

November 23 and November 24 Review Days

November 25, 26, 27 Thanksgiving Holiday (no school)

December

Math - Continue working with numbers and Introduce Graphing

Reading

November 30 - December 4

Little Panda

Sight Words

me, with, she

Amazing Words

weigh, measure, healthy, bamboo, curious, explore

Phonics

Bb /b/ and Nn /n/

Comprehension

Compare and Contrast

Main Question

How does a panda change in its first year?

 

 

 

December 7 - 11

Little Quack

Sight Words

me, with, she

Amazing Words

duckling, paddle, proud, pond, plunged, brave

Phonics

Rr /r/

Comprehension

Plot

Main Question

What new things can you do as you grow and change?

 

December 14 - 18

See How We Grow

Sight Words

see, look

Amazing Words

twins, crawl, children, newborn, walk, babies

Phonics

Dd /d/ and Kk /k/

Comprehension

Cause and Effect

Main Question

How do children change as they grow?

 

Winter/ Christmas Break December 21 through January 4 (no school)

January

Math - Addition, Money, and Introduction to time

Reading

January 5 - 8

Farfallina and Marcel

Sight Words

see, look

Amazing Words

goose, caterpillar, reflection, gosling, butterfly, cocoon

Phonics

Ff /f/

Comprehension

Plot

Main Question

How do friendships change?

 

January 11 - 15

Seeds

Sight Words

they, you, of

Amazing Words

seeds, roots, pit, pod, stem, sprouts

Phonics

Oo /o/

Comprehension

Draw Conclusions

Main Question

What do seeds become?

 

January 18 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no school)

January 18 - 22

Hide, Clyde

Sight Words

they, you, of

Amazing Words

chameleon, pattern, hide, jungle, skin, scampered

Phonics

Oo /o/

Comprehension

Main Idea

Main Question

How do chameleons change?

 

 

January 25 - 29

Bunny Day

Sight Words

are, that, do

Amazing Words

chores, bustle, story, tidy, race, hungry

Phonics

Hh /h/

Comprehension

Sequence

Main Question

What adventures do you have throughout the day?

 

February

Math - Ordinals and Time

Reading

February 1 - 5

My Lucky Day

Sight Words

are, that, do

Amazing Words

piglet, lucky, cook, fox, filthy, scrubber

Phonics

Ll /l/

Comprehension

Cause and Effect

Main Question

What adventures can you have on a lucky day?

 

February 8 - 12

One Little Mouse

Sight Words

one, two, three, four, five

Amazing Words

Woodland, vale, comfortable, nest, hollow, shadows

Phonics

Consonant blends

Comprehension

Sequence

Main Question

What adventures can an animal have?

 

February 15 Presidents’ Day (no school)

February 15 - 19

Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Sight Words

one, two, three, four, five

Amazing Words

bears, cottage, middle - sized, porridge, big, small

Phonics

Gg /g/

Comprehension

Character

Main Question

What kind of adventure can a little girl have?

 

February 22 - 26

If You Could Go To Antarctica

Sight Words

go, here, from

Amazing Words

Antarctica, continent, icebergs, penguins, seals, whales

Phonics

Ee /e/

Comprehension

Classify and Categorize

Main Question

What would it be like to take an adventure to Antarctica?

March

Math - Subtraction and Word problems

Reading

March 1 - 5

Abuela

Sight Words

here, go, from

Amazing Words

abuela, adventure, flock, city, airport, harbor

Phonics

Ee /e/

Comprehension

Setting

Main Question

What kind of adventures can you have in the city?

 

 

March 8, 9, 10 Review Days

March 11 and 12 (no school)

March 15 - 19

Max Takes the Train

Sight Words

yellow, blue, green

Amazing Words

plane, jetway, subway, tunnel, ferryboat, sidecar

Phonics

Jj /j/ and Ww /w/

Comprehension

Realism and Fantasy

Main Question

How many forms of transportation can you name?

 

 

March 22 - 26

Mayday! Mayday!

Sight Words

yellow, blue, green

Amazing Words

Rescue, pilot, yacht, sailor, mechanic, shimmering

Phonics

Xx /ks/

Comprehension

Cause and Effect

Main Question

What kinds of transportation help us in an emergency?

 

 

March 29 - April 1

Messenger, Messenger

Sight Words

what, said, was

Amazing Words

messenger, delivery, radios, pickup, escalator, eyeshades

Phonics

Uu /u/

Comprehension

Compare and Contrast

Main Question

What kinds of transportation help people do jobs?

 

 

 

 

 

 

April

April 2 through April 16 Spring Break (no school)

Math - Measurement, Weight, and Graphing

Reading

April 19 - 23

The Little Engine That Could

Sight Words

what, said, was

Amazing Words

engine, tracks, passenger, roundhouse, mountain, valley

Phonics

Uu /u/

Comprehension

Plot

Main Question

What does a train need to get over the mountain?

 

April 26 - 30

On the Move!

Sight Words

where, come

Amazing Words

Travel, kayak, llama, dogsled, double-decker bus, submarine

Phonics

Vv /v/ and Zz /z/

Comprehension

Main Idea

Main Question

How do people in different parts of the world travel?

 

May

Math - Review

Reading -

May 3 - 7

This is the Way We Go to School

Sight Words

where, come

Amazing Words

cable car, trolley, horse and buggy, skis, metro line, vaporetto

Phonics

Yy / y/ and Qq /kw/

Comprehension

Draw Conclusions

Main Question

How do children around the world get to school?

 

May 10 -14

Homes Around the World

Sight Words

 

Amazing Words

 

Letter Recognition

 

Comprehension

 

Main Question

 

 

 

 

 

 

May 17 - 21

 

Sight Words

 

Amazing Words

 

Letter Recognition

 

Comprehension

 

Main Question

 

 

 

May 24 - 28

 

Sight Words

 

Amazing Words

 

Letter Recognition

 

Comprehension

 

Main Question

 

 

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