"But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you." Matthew 6:33
Kindergarten is a year of wonderful growth. Growth socially, emotionally, spiritually, physically and intellectually. We strive to help each child grow and learn throughout the kindergarten year. The students will grow through class work, through hands-on activities, and while interacting with others.
Literacy Math PHONICS: *counting with one-to-one correspondence *master consonant sounds and short vowels *puts numbers together and takes them apart *introduced to magic e and vowel pairs for long vowels *represents numbers in multiple ways READING: *compares and orders numbers to 10 *learn "jailbirds" also known as sight words *counts forwards and backwards to 20 *read phonics readers *addition/subtraction with objects SPELLING: *develop strategies to solve math problems *use Orton method in all spelling *attributes and names of 2-D and 3-D shapes *use finger spelling for phonetic words *patterns *use arm spelling for jailbirds *position and ordinal understanding WRITING: *recognize calendar and clock to measure time *handwriting *recognize coins and their value *spacing *measure with non-standard and standard units *write/draw ideas *collect data and chart data *write simple sentences *understand 1/2, 1/4, 1/3
Science Social Studies *experiment and explore God's world *families * 5 senses *communities *frog, butterfly life cycles *transportation *weather *name President and Governor *magnets *symbols of U.S. and Arkansas *basic needs of animals and plants *holidays *land and water in our world *Pilgrims and Native Americans *sun, moon, and the stars *Christopher Columbus *citizenship/voting Bible Study *economics and resources *Bible story each day in class *chapel each Wednesday *Bible verses to learn