Saint Kateri

Kindergarten

By the end of Kindergarten, children will be reading ready and prepared for introduction to mathematics.

ELA
Reading Readiness
Read basic readers
Recall the sequence of events in oral stories
Differentiate between fiction and nonfiction stories
Discuss story elements such as plot, character, events, and setting
Identify the main idea and details in a story
Print legibly
Recognize single and plural forms of nouns
Write simple sentences
Understand basic punctuation
Use descriptive language
Printing Skills using Handwriting without Tears
Big Books
Writing and Journal Writing (Writing Process)
Readers Workshop
Phonics (letter sounds, blends, rhyme, beginning and ending word sounds)
Letter/number recognition
Sight Words / Spelling
Poetry
Literature discussion
Reading Buddies
Weekly Periodicals

Math
Problem Solving
Recognition of numerals 1-100
Print numbers 1-100
Calendar Skills
Sorting and graphing (bar and pictograph)
Patterns
Gather and organize data
Ordinal Numbers 1-10
Symmetry
Measurement
Sum and Differences
Estimating
Shapes, sizes, direction (above, under, next to)
Skip counting by 5's and 10's
Telling Time on the hour
Money
Social Studies Themes and Units
Social Studies is project based. The following units are taught in Kindergarten.

Manners
Civic and Religious Holidays
Early People of the World
Famous People of the World
Community Helpers
Our World, State and Community

Science Themes and Units
Science is taught using exploration and a hands-on approach using science lab materials, literature, technology, and everyday items. The following units are taught in Kindergarten.

Observing and Exploring scientifically
Exploring our world using our senses
Plants, Animals and Water Cycle
Living vs. Non-living
Safety
Human Body
Seasons (Weather and Animal Behavior)


St. Kateri School


Teacher

Jonai Trumpler - jtrumpler@stkaterischool.org