Guide Pre-K – Grade 1
Curriculum  Pre-Kindergarten  Kindergarte/First Grade 
 
Language Arts
SRA Open Court Reading Program
Modern Curriculum Press Spelling and Word Study

 

* Language development
* Uppercase/lowercase letters
* Phonemic awareness
* Handwriting
* Listening Skills
* Following directions
* Beginning reading
* Books and stories
* Dramatic play
* Letter of the week
 
 
 

* Language Development (K)
* Uppercase/lowercase letters (K)
* Oral Expression
* Handwriting (Zaner-Bloser)
* Phonics
* Spelling (1)
* Journal Writing
* Creative Stories
* Reading
      – Leveled readers
      – Decoding/fluency
      – Comprehension
      – Book projects

 
Math
 
Modern Curriculum Press Mathematics
 

* Classification
* Shapes
* Patterning
* 1-1 Correspondence
* Ordering
* Numeration 0-5
* Numeration 6-10
* Time
* Measurement
* Money
* Recognizing larger numbers

* Sorting/shapes/patterns
* Graphing
* Place value
* Addition
* Subtraction
* Estimation
* Money/time
* Measurement
* Fractions
* Charts/graphs/grids
* Basic math facts

 
Social Studies
 
Thematic Units

* All About Me
* All About My World
* Holidays
* Friendship
* Calendar
* Nursery Rhymes
 

* Apples/All About Me
* Community Workers
* Polar Regions/Bears
* Thanksgiving/Native Americans
* Mapping skills/Nursery Rhymes
* Imp. Historical Figures/Holidays
* Wintering Animals/Earth Day

 
Specials
 
Science

* Weather
* Apples/Pumpkins
* Things That Grow
* Nutrition
* Planet Earth
* Animals

* Human Body & 5 Senses
* Bats/Penguins
* Magnets/Transportation
* Butterflies/Planting
* Light & Color/Planet Earth
* Floating/Sinking

 
French

* Greetings/Simple Songs
* Animals/Colors
* Numbers
* Games using target language

* Greetings/Songs
* Numbers/Alphabet/Days
* Food/Body parts/Clothing
* Games using target language

 
Art

* Exploration of varied art materials
* Mastery of fundamental skills
* Individual awareness of self as artist
* Integrated focused units of study

* Broad experiences with art mediums
* Continued experiences art styles/artists
* Dev. of adv. skills/shading/perspective
* Integrated focused units of study

 
Music

* Singing/Learning songs
* Rhythm/Movement
* Role Playing
* Dance Activities

* Singing/learning songs
* Rhythm/Movement
* Role Playing
* Simple instruments

 
Physical Education

* Basic game skills
* Cardiovascular activities
* Rhythm & movement
* Throwing & catching
* Hopping & skipping
* Good sportsmanship

* Basic game skills
* Cardiovascular activities
* Rhythm & movement
* Throwing & catching
* Team games
* Good sportsmanship

 
Computer

* Learn computer parts and safety
* Develop hand-eye coordination
* Computer rules and respect

* Learn computer parts and safety
* Develop drawing skills
* Develop typing skills

 
Special Events

* Apple picking
* Holiday sing-a-long
* Art Show
* School Musical
* French Festival
* Zoo
* Graduation
 
 
 

* Apple picking
* Police and Fire Stations
* Drumlin Farm
* Holiday sing-a-long
* Harvard University
* Play Performance
* Science Fair & Art Show
* French Festival
* Aquarium
* Graduation