Welcome to Kindergarten's Team Page

Below you will find the curriculum pacing that our teacher's have taught and planned out for this school year. 

To find resources from your child's teacher, please click on your child's teacher page on the left hand side. The resources on these pages are for review from what has been taught in Quarters 1 through 3. 

 Kindergarten Pacing Calendar – 2019/2020

Week of…

Reading

Literacy Centers

Writing

Math

Social Studies

Science

Aug.26 – Aug. 29

4 days

 

Theme: Welcome to Kindergarten

(ex: Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten)

Tub Time

*Begin Letter Splash on Thurs. Aa

 

First day of school literature.

 

*30 Day Routines & Rituals (book)

Days 1-4

“Tub time” = (ex: puzzles, coloring/scissors, alphabet recognition, letter sound wheel w/ beg. sound mat.

 

Letter Splash Centers:

1. Write in sand.

Build letter w/ buttons/erasers.

2. Handwriting w/ wheel (L,l)

3. Sorting mat

(upper/lower)

4. Beg. sound booklet. (word only)

 

Name writing

(dotted names if necessary)

 

 

(Literature ex: From Anne to Zach/ Chrysanthemum)

Unit 1 – Introduction & Exploration (18 days)

 

Attendance, calendar & routine (K.8)

Counting forward to 20 (K.3a)

Coin recognition: penny (K.7)

Gathering, counting & analyzing data

(ex: Today’s question)

(K.11ab)

Weather graph (K.11ab)

Sorting (colors, shapes & same/different) (K.12)

Unit 1 - Citizenship (K.10)

 

Sep.2 – Sep.6

4 days

*Labor Day

Theme:

Apples

Letter Splash: Bb, Cc, Dd, Ee. (K.7)

Sight words: A

Refrigerator Story - ?

*30 Day Routines & Rituals – Days 5-8

 

 

Writing Workshop routine

Unit 1 - Continue above objectives.

Unit 1 - Citizenship (K.10)

(Tuesday – review rules)

 

Unit 7 – Living & Nonliving apple life cycle (K.6, K.7)

Sep.9 – Sep.13

5 days

Theme:

Apples

Letters: Ff, Gg, Hh, Ii, Jj (K.7)

Sight word: I, See

Refrigerator Story – (?)

30 Day Routines & Rituals – Days 10-14

 

 

Workshop routine, quality picture

Unit 1 - Continue above objectives.

Sorting, color, shape, size, thickness, counting, how many, # recognition, today’s? (K.1,11,12)

 

Unit 2 - Five Senses (K.1, K.2)

&

Color of the week:

RED (Wed.)

Sep.16 – Sep.20

*Begin RTI

5 days

Theme:

(?)

Letters: Kk, Ll, Mm, Nn, Oo (K.7)

Sight word: go, me

Refrigerator Story – (?)

*30 Day Routines & Rituals – Days 15 -19

Interactive Read Aloud (IRA): Making Predictions pg. 37

 

 

Quality pictures & Labeling (?)

Continue above objectives.

End Unit 1: Assessment.

 

 

 

 

Unit 2 - Five Senses (K.1-, K.2)

 

Color of the week: orange (Wed.)

Sep.23 – Sep 27

5 days

Letters: Pp, Qq, Rr, Ss, Tt (K.7)

Sight words: the, is

Refrigerator Story – (?)

*30 Day Routines & Rituals – Days 20 – 24

Interactive Read Aloud (IRA): Making Predictions pg. 37

 

 

 

Labeling

Unit 2 - Number Sense 1

More, fewer, same (comparing), tell & select the corresponding # (K.1-2)

Coin recognition: nickel (K.7)

Number of pennies equivalent to a nickel.

(K.7)

 

 

Unit 2 - Patriotism (K.11)

Unit 2 - Five Senses (K.1-, K.2)

how long(?)

 

Color of the week: yellow (Wed.)

Sept.30 – Oct.4

5 days

 

 

 

Letters: Uu, Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy

Sight words: at can

Refrigerator Story – (?)

30 Day Routines & Rituals – Days 25 – 29

IRA: Making Connections (text-self) pg.9

 

 

 

Workshop routine & storytelling through pictures

Unit 2 – Count sets (1-5), Tell how many, read, write and represent (K.1ab, Compare and order 3 sets up to 5 (least to greatest) (K.2ab),

Count 1-20 orally, Introduce # after/1 more up to 20 w/out counting all. (K.3ac)

Coin recognition (nickel), how many pennies = a nickel. (K.7)

Unit 2 - Patriotism (K.11)

Unit 3 - Physical Properties of Matter (K.4)

 

Color of the week: green (wed.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct.7 – Oct.11

5 days

Theme:

Fire Safety

 

** To start PALS window**

 

 

 

 

 

Letters: Zz and review. (K.7)

Sight words: am, to

Refrigerator Story

Unit1A – Role-Play Reading and Early Exploration in Print (K.1-7 & 9)

IRA: Making Connections (text-self) pg.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Workshop routine & storytelling through pictures

Unit 1B – Role Play Writing & Exploration in Print (K.11,12)

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 2 - Continue above objectives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit 3- Economics

*community workers (K.8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Color of the week: blue (Wed.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oct.14 – Oct.18

4 days

*teacher work day

Theme:

Pumpkins

Letters: M, A (K.7)

Sight words: like, we

Refrigerator Story

Unit1A – Role-Play Reading and Early Exploration in Print

IRA: Making Connections (text-self) pg.9

 

 

Workshop routine & storytelling through pictures

Unit 1B – Role Play Writing & Exploration in Print

Unit 2 - Continue above objectives.

Unit 3- Economics

*community workers (K.8)

 

Color of the week: purple (Wed.)

 

Oct.21 – Oct.25

5 days

Theme:

Community Workers

 

Letters: S, P (K.7)

Sight words: my, he

Refrigerator Story

Unit2A – Exploring Fiction Through Characters and Storytelling

IRA: Connect to experience of others pg.13

 

Workshop routine & storytelling through pictures

Unit 2B – Exploring Narrative Writing

Unit 2 - Continue above objectives.

End Unit 2: Assessment.

 

Unit 7 – Living & Nonliving pumpkin life cycle (K.6, K.7)

 

Color of the week: pink (Wed.)

Oct.28 – Nov.1

5 days

  • Field Trip- Monday

 

Letters: T, I (K.7)

Sight words: it, look

Refrigerator Story – Unit2A – Exploring Fiction Through Characters and Storytelling

IRA: Use pictures to support comprehension pg. 79

 

Storytelling through pictures

Unit 2B – Exploring Narrative Writing

Unit 3 - 2D Geometry & Exploring Measurement

Identify, describe & compare 2D shapes (squares/rectangles, circle/triangle) (K.10ab)

Relative location of object/positional words (above, below, next to), Sorting/Classifying, Exploring Measurement (length, weight, height)

 

Color of the week: black (Wed.)

Nov.4 – Nov.8

3 days

*conferences

*teacher work day

 

Letters: Review

Sight words: review on

Unit2A – Exploring Fiction Through Characters and Storytelling

 

Using sight words to make sentences

Unit 2B – Exploring Narrative Writing

Unit 3 - Continue above objectives.

Unit 5 – Long Ago/Change over time (K.2, K.3)

Color of the week: white (Wed.)

Nov.11 – Nov.15

4 days

*Veterans day

 

 

Letters: N, B (K.7)

Sight words: mom, in

Refrigerator Story –

Unit2A – Exploring Fiction Through Characters and Storytelling

IRA: Ask/Answer Questions Pg.5

 

Unit 2B – Exploring Narrative Writing

Unit 3 - Continue above objectives.

Unit 5 – Long Ago/Change over time (K.2, K.3) and holidays (Veterans day)

Color of the week: brown (Wed.)

 

 

Nov.18 – Nov.22

5 days

 

 

Letters: C, O

Sight words: dad, up

Refrigerator Story

Unit2A – Exploring Fiction Through Characters and Storytelling

IRA: Make Inferences

 

 

Unit 2B – Exploring Narrative Writing

 

Unit 3 - Continue above objectives.

End Unit 3: Assessment

 

Thanksgiving K.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nov.25 – Nov. 29

2 days

*Thanksgiving

Letters: Review

N, B, C, O

(K.7)

Sight words: Review

Unit2A – Exploring Fiction Through Characters and Storytelling

IRA: Make Inferences

 

Unit 2B – Exploring Narrative Writing

Unit 3 - Continue above objectives.

End Unit 3: Assessment

 

Thanksgiving K.6

 

Dec.2 – Dec.6

5 days

Letters: F, H (K.7)

Sight words: and, you

Unit 3A – Talking About Books: Book Discussions and Book Talks

 

Unit 3B- Writing for Readers

(Narrative Writing:

Students are able to read what they write – pictures and words should match. Invented spelling should be used - students write the sounds that they hear when trying to write)

Unit 4 - Number Sense 2

Compare three sets of objects 0-10 more/less/same (K.1,2)

Counting forward by 1’s to 50, by 10’s using objects to 50. Introduce counting backward from 5. Review # after/1 more to 50. Introduce # before/1 less from 5. Fluency of part/whole relationships to 5. Money (review attributes of penny & nickel). Introduce DIME. Identify number of pennies = to a dime.

 

Unit 6 – Pushes & Pulls (K.2, K.1)

(through Jan. 24)

 

Dec.9 – Dec.13

5 days

Letters: D, R (K.7)

Sight words: said, got

Unit 3A – Talking About Books: Book Discussions and Book Talks

 

 

Unit 3B- Writing for Readers

(Narrative Writing:

Students are able to read what they write – pictures and words should match. Invented spelling should be used - students write the sounds that they hear when trying to write).

Unit 4 - Continue above objectives.

Unit 3- Economics

*choices and use of money/needs & wants (K.8, K.9)

 

 

Dec.16 – Dec.20

5 days

*Christmas break: Dec. 23

Letters: G, E

Sight words: play, not

Refrigerator Story – Happy Holidays

Unit 3A – Talking About Books: Book Discussions and Book Talks

 

Unit 3B- Writing for Readers

Unit 4 - Continue above objectives.

End Unit 4: Assessment

 

Unit 3- Economics

*choices and use of money/needs & wants (K.8, K.9)

(3 days)

&

Holiday around the world rotation.

(2 days)

 

Jan.6 – Jan.10

5 days

 

Letters: L,K (K.7)

Sight words: come, are

Unit 3A – Talking About Books: Book Discussions and Book Talks

 

Unit 3B- Writing for Readers

Unit 5 Patterns – repeating patterns

*Sort & classify objects

*Identify

*Describe

*Extend

*Create

*Transfer

(You can use: rhythm, pictures, shapes & colors)

(K.12, K.13)

Unit 1 - Citizenship (K.10)

*Remember to review “good citizenship”

Unit 6 – Pushes & Pulls (K.2, K.1)

(through Jan. 24

Jan.13 – Jan.17

5 days

Letters: U, W (K.7)

Sight words: for, here

Unit 3A – Talking About Books: Book Discussions and Book Talks

 

Unit 3B- Writing for Readers

Unit 5 – Identify the core of repeating patterns, sort & classify objects (AB,AAB,ABC)?

(K.12,13)

Unit 3- Economics

*choices and use of money/needs & wants (K.9)

&

Unit 4 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday (K.11d)

 

Jan.20 – Jan.24

4 days

*MLK day

*1/2 day conferences

 

Letters: V, QU(K.7)

Sight words: she, went

Unit 3A – Talking About Books: Book Discussions and Book Talks

 

Unit 3B- Writing for Readers

Unit 5 –

End Unit 5: Assessment

 

 

Unit 4 – Properties of Water (K.5)

 

Jan.27 – Jan.31

4 days

*Teacher Workday

Letters: Y, Z (K.7)

Sight words: will, into

Unit 4A – Exploring Informational Text

 

Unit 4B – Research

Unit 6 – Number Sense 3

(Numbers 0-15)

* Count Sets

* Review: Compare & order sets up to 10.

*Review: Number after/one more to 70

* Review: Number before/one less to 10.

* Part/Whole relationship

*Introduce “join” & “separate” story problems. (compose & decompose)

* Money (Identify quarter) Review attributes of penny, nickel & dime. Review # of pennies equal to a nickel & dime.

(K.1ab, 2ab, 3abcd, 4ab, 6, 7)

 

Unit 5– Light & Shadow (K.8)

 

Feb.3 – Feb.7

5 days

 

Letters: SH, CH, TH review (K.7)

Sight words: day, looking

Unit 4A – Exploring Informational Text

 

Unit 4B – Research

Unit 6 – Number Sense 3

(Numbers 0-15)

* Count Sets

* Review: Compare & order sets up to 10.

*Review: Number after/one more to 70

* Review: Number before/one less to 10.

* Part/Whole relationship

*Introduce “join” & “separate” story problems. (compose & decompose)

* Money (Identify quarter) Review attributes of penny, nickel & dime. Review # of pennies equal to a nickel & dime.

 

 

Feb.10 – Feb.14

5 days

Word Family: at, (K.7)

Sight words: they, your

Unit 4A – Exploring Informational Text

 

Unit 4B – Research

Unit 6 – Number Sense 3

(Numbers 0-15)

* Count Sets

* Review: Compare & order sets up to 10.

*Review: Number after/one more to 70

* Review: Number before/one less to 10.

* Part/Whole relationship

*Introduce “join” & “separate” story problems. (compose & decompose)

* Money (Identify quarter) Review attributes of penny, nickel & dime. Review # of pennies equal to a nickel & dime.

Unit 4- Geography

Maps/globes - awareness as view from above etc. (K.5)

 

 

 

Feb.17 – Feb.21

4 days

*Presidents day

Word Family: at an (K.7)

Sight words: where, down

Unit 4A – Exploring Informational Text

 

Spelling Words:

Cat go see look the

 

 

Unit 4B – Research

Unit 6 –

End Unit 6: Assessment

 

Unit 2 Famous Americans/Holidays – George Washington & Presidents’ Day (K.11d)

 

 

 

 

Feb.24 – Feb.28

5 days

 

Word Family: ag ap word families K.7)

Sight words: have, with

Unit 4A – Exploring Informational Text

 

Spelling Words:

Man is to we up like can on

 

 

Unit 4B – Research

*Start here.

*Unit 7 -

Unit 2-Famous Americans/holidays – Abe Lincoln (K.11d)

 

 

 

*T-Mar.2 – Mar.6

5 days

REVIEW short A Word Family: (K.7)

Sight words: was, came

Unit 4A – Exploring Informational Text

 

Unit 4B – Research

Unit 7 - Fractions (fair shares) share whole equally w/two sharers, when given a practical situation (K.5)

 

 

 

Mar.9 – Mar.13

5 days

Word Family: en, et (K.7)

Sight words: what, this

Unit 4A – Exploring Informational Text

 

Unit 4B – Research

Unit 7 - represent fair shares concretely or pictorially, describe shares as equal pieces or parts of the whole (halves) (K.5)

 

Unit 7– Living & Nonliving

*living/nonliving (K.6, K.7, K.10)

Mama & baby animals & Human growth

Mar.16 – Mar.20

5 days

Word Family: -ed, -ell

Sight words: the, me

Unit 4A – Exploring Informational Text

 

Unit 4B – Research

Unit 8 – Number Sense 4 - count, read, write, & represent #'s to 20; review compare & order sets to 10 (K1,2)

 

Unit 7– Living & Nonliving

*plant/animal needs

(K.6, K.7)

 

Mar.23 – Mar.27

5 days

Review Short E

Word Family: ip,in (K.7)😊

Sight words: see, go

Unit 5A- Poetry

 

Unit 5B –

Descriptive Writing

Unit 8 – count forward by 10's w/object to 100; count backward from 10 (K.3)

 

Unit 7– Living & Nonliving

*life cycles (frogs)

*patterns of growth and change (K.6, K.7, K.10)

 

Mar 30 – Apr. 3

4 days

*teacher work day

Word Family: it, ig (K.7)

Sight words: it, is, what, the, like

Refrigerator Story – Weather

Unit 5A- Poetry

 

Unit 5B –

Descriptive Writing

Unit 8 – review number after orally to 100 w/o counting all; review number before from 10 w/o counting all (K.1,6)

 

Unit 7– Living & Nonliving

*life cycles (chicks)

*patterns of growth and change (K.6, K.7, K.10)

 

Apr.6 – Apr.10

Spring break

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Apr.13 – Apr.17

4 days

*Teacher workday

Word Family: -in, -ip

Word Family: op, og (K.7)

Sight words: I, look, in, under, the, my, here, it, is

Refrigerator Story –

Easter Basket

Unit 5A- Poetry

 

Unit 5B –

Descriptive Writing

Unit 8 – single step story problems addition & subtraction to 10 (K.1,6)

 

Unit 1 - Citizenship (K.10)

*Remember to review “good citizenship”

Unit 7– Life cycles (plants)

*plant/animal needs (K.6, K.7)

 

Apr.20 – Apr.24

5 days

Word Family: op, og (K.7)

Sight words: I, will, the, a, up

Refrigerator Story – Earth Day

Unit 5A- Poetry

 

Unit 5B –

Descriptive Writing

Unit 8 – compose & decompose numbers fluency to 5; explore with number to 10 (K.4)

 

Natural Patterns (focus on the 4 seasons) (K.9)

Apr.27 – May 1

5 days

Word Family: ot and review o

Sight words: you, can, the

Refrigerator Story – Recycle

Unit 6A- Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Reading Through Author Study

 

Unit 6B – Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Writing

Unit 9 – Measurement- direct comparisons: length (shorter, longer); height (taller, shorter) (K.9)

 

Unit 8– Earth’s Natural Resources (K.11a,b,c)

May.4 – May.8

5 days

Word Family: ut, un (K.7)

Sight words: look, she, is, my, to, me, love, I, with

Refrigerator Story – Mother’s Day

Unit 6A- Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Reading Through Author Study

 

 

Unit 6B – Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Writing

Unit 9 – direct comparisons: weight (heavier, lighter); temperature (hotter, colder) (K.9)

 

Unit 8– Earth’s Natural Resources (K.11a,b,c)

May.11 – May.15

5 days

Word Family: ug, and review u (K.7)***

 

Sight words: I, like, to, play, love

Refrigerator Story –

Sports

Unit 6A- Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Reading Through Author Study

 

Unit 6B – Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Writing

Unit 9 - direct comparisons: volume (more/less): time (duration of events: longer/shorter) (K.9)

Unit 4 - Geography - use basic maps skills to support understanding of community (K.1b K.2) (Me on the map project)

 

May.18 – May.22

5 days

Letters: Long A, E

Sight words: here, is, and, a, the, my

Refrigerator Story – Ice Cream Sundae

Unit 6A- Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Reading Through Author Study

 

Unit 6B – Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Writing

Unit 9 - review attributes of a penny, nickel, dime & quarter; identify # of pennies equivalent to a nickel, dime, and quarter (K.7)

Unit 2 -

Holiday – Memorial Day (K.11d)

and 4th of July (K.11d)

 

May.25 – May.29

4 days

*Memorial Day

Letters: Long E, I

Sight words: do, you, want, yes, to

Refrigerator Story – The Birthday Party

Unit 6A- Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Reading Through Author Study

 

Unit 6B – Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Writing

Unit 10 - Data Analysis – collect, organize, represent, read, interpret data w/16 or fewer data points, display & analyze data (using concrete objects, pictures, graphs, picture graphs, tables) (K.11)

Unit 4 - Geography - use basic maps skills to support understanding of community (K.1b K.2) (Me on the map project)

 

Jun.1 – Jun.5

5 days

 

Letters: Long O, U

Sight words: this, it, has, color words, a, is, and

Refrigerator Story – Our Flag

Unit 6A- Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Reading Through Author Study

 

Unit 6B – Pulling It All Together: A Celebration of Writing

Unit 10 - Data Analysis display & analyze data (using concrete objects, pictures, graphs, picture graphs, tables) (K.11)

Unit 4 - Geography - use basic maps skills to support understanding of community (K.1b K.2) (Me on the map project)

 

Jun.8-Jun12

5 days

*last day

Sight words: it, is, like, to, go, the, in, play

Refrigerator Story – It is Summer

 

 

 

 

Summer Activities

 

K.1 & K.9 - ongoing all year long for Science