Kindergarten Curriculum

Language Arts: Reading

Students are exposed to a broad selection of literary genres. Students develop listening, writing, and comprehension skills.

  • Phonemic Awareness:
    • Rhymes
    • Isolate beginning, middle & ending phonemes
    • Count syllables
    • Blending
  • Fluency:
    • Letter/ Sound Knowledge
    • Read grade appropriate text
    • High frequency sight words
    • Decoding
  • Understanding of Literary Text
    • Character, Setting, Sequence
    • Predicting
    • Making Connections
    • Distinguish between fiction and non-fiction
    • Answering questions
    • Re-tell
  • Reading Strategies
    • Predictable Text
    • Leveled Reading
    • Using prior knowledge: sight words and phonemic awareness
    • comprehension


  • Drafting, editing, revising and publishing
  • Ideas, Organization, Word Choice, Conventions
  • Sentence Fluency
  • Organizing pictures and words
  • Responses to literature and informational text
  • Applying rules of grammar, usage, and mechanics


  • Counting & Cardinality
  • Geometry
  • Identify basic shapes, patterns and graphs
  • Understand and apply concepts of addition and subtraction to 12
  • Measurement & Data
  • Numbers & Operations in Base Ten
  • Operations & Algebraic Thinking

Social Studies

  • All about Me
  • Families and Communities: Now and Long Ago
  • Holidays Around the World
  • USA Holidays and Symbols
  • Different Cultures from Around the World


  • Living and Non Living things
  • Animals & their Habitats
  • Life Cycles
  • Weather
  • Marbles, Track & Ramps


  • Exploration of primary colors, multimedia, fine motor skills, and art history


  • Explore music vocabulary
  • Explore rhythm and melody
  • Listen and Sing
  • Exposure to classics

Physical Education

  • Introduction to motor skills and games
  • Introduction to health and safety
  • Introduction to organized sports and team activities

Character Education

Encompasses a core set of values that are interwoven throughout the curriculum. Qualities such as honesty, compassion, and respect are incorporated into our class community.


Kindergarten students participate in a spring performance, which includes acting and singing for the school community and families. In addition there is kindergarten graduation.

Please contact Kathy Rywolt (401-246-2342) or if you have any further questions.