Curriculum Scope & Sequence – Kindergarten

Language Arts

Texts: A Beka K4 Curriculum


Math

Texts: Silver Burdett Ginn
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General Goals: Proficiency in the following content areas: Sort, classify, and compare attributes, understand and continue patterns, demonstrate understanding of geometric shapes, measurement, time, and money, understand math vocabulary, demonstrate number concepts 0-20, count by ones, fives, tens to 100 and count by twos to 20, use mathematics to define and solve problems, complete simple addition and subtraction problems.

Goals By Term
Term 1 – Ch. 1-Sorting and Classifying, Ch. 2-Patterns, Ch. 3-Numbers to 5
Term 2 – Ch. 3 (Continued), Ch. 4-Shapes, Ch. 5-Numbers 6 to 12
Term 3 – Ch. 6-Measurement, Ch. 7-Time and Money
Term 4 – Ch. 8-Greater Numbers (11-20), Ch. 9-Exploring Addition, Ch. 10-Exploring Substraction
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Bible

Texts: Positive Action for Christ – Level K (Learning About God), Supplemented with lessons from Bible for Today – PS/K
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General Goals: This kindergarten study teaches children about God through Bible stories which highlight Bible doctrines, scriptural principles, and character traits. Students will memorize a scripture passage each term as well as one verse per week that goes with the lesson

Goals By Term
Term 1 – Lessons 1 – 8, Memory Passages: Matthew 6:9-13 (KJV), John 14:1-3
Term 2 – Lessons 9 – 14, 21, & 22, Memory Passages: John 14:4-6, Luke 2:8-12
Term 3 – Lessons 15 – 24, Memory Passages: “I am” Verses from the book of John, I Corinthians 13:4,5
Term 4 – Lessons 25- 35, Memory Passages: I Corinthians 13: 6,7, Psalm 1:1-6
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Science

Texts: None
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General Goals: To discover how to get information using the five senses. To understand the importance of staying healthy and clean. To understand the importance of personal safety in various situations. To predict and explore different types of motion. Introduce general characteristics of the Earth, sun, moon and stars. To introduce weather and identify types of local weather. To sort and classify animals according to size, color, body coverings, how they move, homes, parents and babies, tame or wild, habitats.

Goals By Term
Term 1 – Five Senses, Personal health and cleanliness
Term 2 – Personal safety, Weather
Term 3 – Science in the toy box – types of motion, Space
Term 4 – Learning about animals
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Social Studies

Texts: None
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General Goals: The students will understand the concept of family by identifying personal family members and information such as birthday, full name, relationship terminology, birthplace and passport country, family traditions, and the responsibility and uniqueness of each individual in the family unit. The students will identify positive events in PNG and explore concepts of past, present, and future through participation in classroom discussion and activities. The students will use basic vocabulary associated with maps and globes. The students will explore world cultures through Bible study, children’s literature, and cultural holidays. The students will understand the concept of community by identifying friends, school staff, community helpers, and exploring the concepts of rules/law, needs/wants, buying/selling, transportation, and citizenship through class discussion and activities.

Goals By Term
Term 1 – Concepts of family (Bible class)
Term 2 – Cultural and historical events – Calendar time and Bible class (Columbus Day, Thanksgiving, etc)
Term 3 – Maps/globes (Science class) Holidays (Easter)
Term 4 – Holidays (Mother’s Day)
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Music

Texts: None
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General Goals: Sing a variety of songs: character, hymns, children’s Bible songs, and silly songs. Learn to appreciate and enjoy music. Learn some basic musical concepts.

Goals By Term
Term 1 – Keeping the beat, octave, high/low notes, loud/soft, quarter note, PNG national anthem.
Term 2 – Quarter rest, echo clapping, eigth note.
Term 3 – Music staff, Treble Clef, notes on staff/ line or space, notes ascending and descending.
Term 4 – Half note, Bass Clef, whole note. Notes have names (A-G). Each has a place on the music staff.

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Physical Education

Texts: None
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General Goals: Enjoyment of physical activity, development of fundamental movement skills.

Goals By Term
Term 1 – Body awareness, personal space, general space, moving in various ways (animal walks, hopping), various warm up exercises, playing games / following the rules.
Term 2 – Moving in various ways (jumping, sliding, galloping, leaping, stopping, dodging, bending/ stretching, various warm up exercises), playing games / following the rules.
Term 3 – Bicycle safety, ball skills.
Term 4 – Track and field events, kickball, volleyball, jumping rope.
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