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The curriculum for Our Saviour Lutheran’s Kindergarten focuses on children building strong pre-reading and word attack skills, practicing letter formation, enhancing listening and building strong communication skills, getting an introduction to basic math concepts, and acquiring an active interest in the world.
Recognize and write all of the letters of the alphabet in upper and lowercase forms
Write their first and last name
Learn sounds corresponding to vowels and consonants
Use initial consonant sounds and sound patterns to read words (for example, f + an = fan; r + an = ran)
Identify several sight words, including names of colors
Recognize and use rhyming words
Retell a story including details
Put events of a story in order
Write simple sentences using sight words and phonics skills
LISTENING & COMMUNICATION
Raise hands or wait to speak
Act on instruction and repeat spoken directions
Engage in question-and-answer dialogue with classmates and teachers
Work as a team on projects or problem-solving
Sort and classify objects using one or more attributes
Recognize and write numbers to 30
Count orally by ones, five, and tens
Name ordinal numbers first through tenth
Add and subtract using manipulatives (Cheerios, candy or other objects that can be picked up)
Compare quantities by estimating, weighing, and measuring
Use graphs to gather information
Recognize patterns and shapes
Tell time to the nearest hour
Recite the days of the week and months of the year
Art and music: Experiment with different materials and methods Health and physical education: Learn essentials about nutrition and functions of the body
Social studies: Identify major religious and civic holidays and historical figures; appreciate similarities and differences across individuals, families and traditions; understand different roles in communities
Science: Use all senses to observe and experiment with plants and animals, weather and temperature
Spanish: Identify numbers, colors, greetings, family names, foods, places, shapes, clothing, and school supplies.
Spirituality: Learn of Christ as their Savior, know about sin, forgiveness, love and trust in God
HOMEWORK Teachers may send home worksheets to reinforce lessons taught in school, books to read, or may ask children to practice printing numbers and letters. Other assignments might include experimenting, exploring, observing or creating things at home.