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B. Kindergarten

St. Egbert Catholic School

Kindergarten Curriculum Overview

Third Nine Weeks

Math

  • Continue to work with Addition and Subtraction with objects, drawings, images
  • Continue to work with symbols for addition and subtraction.
  • For any number from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to the number given.
  • Fluently add and subtract within 5.
  • Continue to work on Estimation, especially quantities less than 20.
  • Introduce value of penny, nickel and dimes
  • Use calendar language correctly

Science

  • Forces of Motion-compare positions of various objects, ways objects and organisms move.
  • Recognize living and non-living
  • Summarize daily weather conditions noting changes that occur from day to day.
  • Learn about the planets and space.

Social Studies

  • Recognize different types of landforms, bodies of water, rivers
  • Difference between present and past.
  • Understand the use of globes and maps
  • Explain how people adapt to weather conditions
  • The basic needs people need to survive- food, water, clothing]
  • Explain elements of culture (how people speak, how people dress, what foods they eat)

Language Arts

  • Use listening and speaking skills to connect experiences to text
  • Continue to understand that words are separated by spaces in print. Continue to work on writing with correct 2 finger spacing.
  • Continue to recognize and produce rhyming words, count and pronounce, blend syllables into spoken words.
  • Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel and final sounds in CVC
  • Continue work on high fluency sight words
  • Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities.
  • Word families (ed, ip, at, it.
  • Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
  • Introduce multiple meaning words and apply accurately.
  • Use the most frequently occurring inflections and affixes (ed, s, im, re, pre, ful, less).

Writing

  • Continue to write simple sentences
  • Continue to use letters phonetically spell words
  • Use combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event
  • Continue to use words and name and words that tell action in a variety of simple text
  • Understand how to correct a sentence that is not written correctly (Daily Edit)
  • Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell the order of the events and provide reason for why it happened.

Reading

  • Continue to work on Sight Words and recognizing them
  • Ask and answer questions about elements of text
  • Demonstrate understanding with variety types of books and selections and (nursery rhymes, fairy tales, word plays, finger plays, reenactments)
  • Begin to write details about a story
  • Actively engage in group reading (both small group and whole group) 
  • Demonstrate decoding a word recognition strategies and skills and apply this knowledge to read simple sentences. 
  • Increase reading STAMINA
  • With prompting support, identify basic similarities and differences between two text on the same topic.

Religion - Unit 4 Jesus Comes to Us

  • (Chapter 12)- Jesus tells Stories
  • The students discover that the Bible is God's Special Book
  • (Chapter 13)- Jesus Gives Thanks
  • Begin to understand that prayer flowers from Thankfulness for God's Love Discover Jesus teaches them to thank God the Father for his love.
  • Realize that the Mass is a prayer of thanks for God's Love
  • (Chapter 14) - Jesus Celebrates
  • Recognize that the People of God Celebrate
  • Discover that Jesus celebrated God's love and invites us to do the same
  • Understand that Jesus is with us when we gather at Mass
  • (Chapter 15)- Jesus Lives God's Love
  • Recognize that when we help and care we live through God
  • Discover that they show their love for Jesus by living through God
  • Recognize that the Mass helps us celebrate and live God's love as Jesus did
  • Better appreciate that people like themselves live God's love just as Jesus did.

Maggie McGowan is our kindergarten teacher!  She comes to us from Kimberton, PA.  She graduated from Eastern University in Pennsylvania with a BS in Early Childhood Education.  Maggie taught preschool for one year and kindergarten for two years. In Maggie’s spare time, she enjoys Zumba, running, reading, going to the beach, and cheering on her Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles!  

Why do you want to teach at St. Egbert?

I want to be a part of a faith community.  Growing up Catholic and attending Catholic school, I believe the faith we possess is an important part of my life and I want to continue sharing my faith through teaching. I can feel the sense of family and community already at St. Egbert, and I’m excited to be a part of it.”