Our Kindergarten team follows the Texas Essential Knowledge Skills (TEKS) for all subject areas. Our district curriculum for Reading/language Arts is HMH, we follow a structured literacy phonics approach based on the Science of Reading. The District goal is for all Kindergarten students to fluently read a Level D reader by the end of the year. Our district curriculm for Math and Science is STEM Scopes. Our district curriculum for Social Studies is Studies Weekly.
In Language Arts, students will… develop oral language skills, recognize and write their first and last name, develop phonological awareness skills, recognize and know the letters of the alphabet and their sounds, decode and blend sounds to read and write words, use temporary and conventional spelling to write simple sentences, recognize rhyming words, recognize, read, and write irregular sight words, listen to and respond to questions about stories read aloud.
In Math, students will… develop number concepts, read and write numbers 0-20, rote count to 100, classify and sort objects, graph, and measure, compare, contrast, and estimate, work on problem solving, learn to use a calendar, name coins and their values, recognize 2D and 3D shapes, and understand concepts of addition and subtraction to 10.
In Science and Social Studies students will... learn about being a good citizen, observe and record the environment, study health, self care, and basic needs of plants and animals, appreciate diversity in our world, and study systems. We learn and explore through various component mediums connected to different thematic units.
We integrate Computer Technology into all subjects. Our primary programs for technology include ST Math, Reading A-Z, BrainPop Jr., Discovery Ed, and Starfall.