Learning Objectives:

  • Cognitive Skills: Acquiring and using information. Benchmark examples: Copies a pattern based on color, size, or shape; can classify food groups; can understand weather concepts.
  • Language: Developing communication skills. Benchmark examples: Looks at pictures and tells a story; prints own first and last name; listens when others speak.
  • Motor Skills: Using the body with control and efficiency. Benchmark examples: Can put together a puzzle; can balance on one foot; can color within the lines of a complex picture.
  • Social Emotional: Expressing feelings and interacting with others. Benchmark examples: Shares and takes turns; stands up for own rights; seeks out new activities and experiences.
  • Hygiene: Caring for personal needs in healthy ways. Benchmark examples: Takes care of toys and materials, able to tie shoes; exhibits an understanding of safety procedures.

Literacy Milestones

  • Read numerous books each day, felt board stories & reading groups
  • Beginning sounds & ending sounds Phonics & phonemic awareness (sounding & writing words out)
  • Reading 3-4 sentences & all 30 words from the words wall
  • Write & Sound of Letter of the Week
  • Upper & lower case letter recognition & the sounds of the letters
  • Tracing upper case & lower case letters
  • Journaling with story of the week!

Math Milestones

  • Number recognition to at least 125
  • Counting to 125 plus: by 2’s, 5’s & 10’s
  • Learning ordinals positions 1st-5th
  • Tracing numbers
  • Length & measuring
  • Sorting by: size, shape, color & kind
  • Matching objects
  • Graphing
  • Estimating
  • Patterns
  • Positions
  • Solid Shape Recognition

Developmental Milestones

  • Read by end of the year!
  • Calendar: weather, days & months
  • Colors & shapes review
  • Five senses & body recognition
  • Personal knowlege & expression reproduction
  • Matching, sizes, grouping, patterns, seasons, rhyming,
  • beginning & ending sounds
  • Fine motor: Tracing, cutting on the line, puzzles, coloring in
  • the lines, play-dough, lacing, buttoning, zippering, tying
  • Gross motor: Outside twice a day, skipping, galloping,
  • catching, balancing, teacher led games, & much more!
  • Science: life cycles, classifying & categorizing, hypothesizing & recording results, mixing, reflections, sink or float, working of the body, & shadows (during the summer!)
  • Cooking/game day: Wednesday (summer
  • Sensory activity & art activitiy every day!
  • Singing songs & fingerplays

Kindergarten Daily Schedule

Kindergarten Lesson Plan

Kindergarten Lesson Plan Description