KINDERGARTEN

CURRICULUM

Religion

  • Creation, Jesus and God’s family

  • Knowledge of the Faith

  • Mass and Sacramentals

  • Right from wrong

  • Teaching prayers

  • Life, community, history of the Church

  • Jesus’ mission on Earth

Language Arts

  • Phonics

  • Reading

  • Grammar

  • Handwriting

Social Studies

  • Introduction to the child’s place in the family, Church and the world

  • Rights and responsibilities as a creation of God

  • People and events in history

  • Introduction to maps

  • Community helpers

  • Introduction to needs and wants within a family

Science

  • Forces and Interactions- push and pull

  • Ecosystems- plant and animals and their environments

  • Weather and Climate

  • Introduction to engineering design

Math

  • Counting and cardinality

  • Number names and sequence

  • Count to tell the number of objects

  • Compare numbers

  • Operations and Algebraic Thinking

  • Understand addition as putting together and adding to

  • Understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from

  • Number and Operations in Base Ten

  • Work with numbers 11-19 to gain foundations for place value

  • Measurement and Data

  • Describe and compare

  • Classify and count objects 

  • Geometry

  • Identify and describe shapes

  • Analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes

  • Performance Objectives

  • Make sense of problems and find solutions

  • Reason abstractly and quantitatively

  • Construct arguments and critique the reasoning of others

  • Model with mathematics

  • Use math tools

  • Attend to precision

  • Look for and make use of structure

  • Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning

Art

  • Introduction to art materials and how to safely use them

  • Introduction to creativity as a gift from God

  • Introduction to understanding a variety of visual arts

  • Participate in the visual arts

P.E.

  • Introduction to motor skills and movement patterns

  • Perform movement with music

  • Personal and general space

  • Health 

  • Sharing space and following rules

Music

  • Music

  • Introduction to rhythm and counting beats

  • Introduction to a variety of kinds of music including liturgical music

Jesus, I Trust in You

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5001 East Thomas Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018

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