Reading is key in Kindergarten studies, as students acquire phonics, phonemic awareness, and critical decoding skills while building comprehension. They engage in conversations that contextualize newly acquired vocabulary, learning to play with language while exploring the world around them.
Citizens in our Community
In this unit, students become familiar with the basics of their surroundings. They get a guided tour of the classroom, school, and community with essential rules and layout.
Force & Motion
By playing games and conducting hands-on experiments, students discover the relationship between strength and direction using objects. Meanwhile, they learn lowercase letters, uppercase letters, story structure, and more.
History of Holidays
By studying school holidays, students develop historical literacy. They study the lives of famous Americans and their impact on national identity. Students also explore their family history to build cultural literacy and connections with peers.
Students observe weather conditions and patterns. By using their senses, students apply the scientific process to explore climate and its impact on our lives.
Organisms: Structures & Functions
Through observation and experimentation, students discover all living organisms have structures to help them survive. Students study the impact of organisms on the environment, while learning vowels, phonemes, and how to extract key details from text.
Icons & Symbols
Students explore national and state symbols using prior experiences and virtual tours. As students engage and develop an understanding of our national identity, they also learn how to read and write about it.
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