Kindergarten Instructional Calendar 

We have been working on the following standards. The standards are written in kid friendly “I can” statements and the SOL is provided for your convenience 

Reading

We have been working on learning about non-fiction texts.

I can find the title. (K.9 b)

I can find the heading. (K.9 b)

I can identify the picture. (K.9 a)

I can use pictures to make predictions. (K.9 a)

I can use the picture to learn something new. (K.12 c)

I can use pictures, books, and people to answer my questions. (K.12 c)

I can conduct research to answer questions or solve problems using available resources (K.12)

I can make a list of topics. (K.12a)

I can generate questions to gather information. (K.12b)

Writing

We have been learning about writing non-fiction.

I can make a list of topics to write about. (K.12 a)

I can use tools to plan writing. (K.11 b)

I can find information from sources (K.12d)

I can share writing with others (K. 11b)

Continuing Standards:

Writing:

K.10 The student will print in manuscript. (on-going based on student need)

K.11 The student will write in a variety of forms to include narrative and descriptive.

a) Differentiate pictures from writing.

b) Use prewriting activities to generate ideas including drawing pictures.

c) Use letters to phonetically spell words that describe pictures or experiences.

d) Write left to right and top to bottom.

Language Arts Continuing

These are Language Arts standards that are continually practiced throughout the year.

K. 1 Build oral communication skills

a. Listen actively and speak using agreed-upon rules for discussion

b. Express ideas in complete sentences and express needs through direct request

c. Initiate conversation

d. Follow implicit rules for conversation, including taking turns and staying on topic

e. Listen and speak in informal conversations with peers and adults

f. Discuss various texts and topics collaboratively and with partners

g. Use voice level, phrasing and intonation appropriate for various language situations

h. Follow one and two step directions

i. Ask how and why questions to seek help, get information or clarify information

j. Work respectfully with others

K.2 Demonstrate growth in oral, early literacy skills a. Listen and respond to a variety of text and media

b. Participate in a variety of oral language activities including choral and echo speaking and recitation

c. Tell stories orally

d. Participate in creative dramatics

K. 3 Orally identify, segment, and blend various phonemes to develop phonological and phonemic awareness

a. Begin to discriminate between spoken sentences, words, and syllables.

b. Produces rhyming words

K. 4 Understand how print is organized and read

a. Hold print materials in the correct position

b. Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book

c. Distinguish between print and pictures

d. Follow words from left to right and from top to bottom on a printed page

e. Match voice with print

K. 5 The student will demonstrate understanding that print conveys meaning

a. Identify common signs and logos

b. Explain that printed material provide information

c. Read and explain own writing and drawings

d. Reads his/her name and commonly used high frequency words

K. 6 The student will develop an understanding of basic phonetic principles

a. Identify and name capital and lowercase letters of the alphabet

b. Match consonant, short vowel and initial consonant digraph sounds to appropriate letters

c. Demonstrate a speech to print match through accurate finger point reading in familiar text that includes words with more than one syllable

d. Identify initial consonant sounds in one-syllable words.

e. Identify final consonant sounds in one-syllable words

K. 7 The student will expand vocabulary and use of word meanings

a. Discuss meanings of words

b. Increase vocabulary by listening to a variety of texts read aloud

c. Use vocabulary from other content areas

d. Ask about words not understood

e. Use number words

Math

We have been learning about Number Sense and Fractions.

Unit 6 – Number Sense 3

I can count sets out loud to 0 – 15 (K.1a)

I can read, write, and show numbers 0 – 15. (K.1b)

I can compare sets using the words more, fewer, and same. (K.2a)

I can order sets from least to greatest and greatest to least. (K.2b)

I can count to 100 (K.3a)

I can count backward from 10 (K.3b)

I can identify the number after and before up to 70 (K.3c)

I can count by 10s to 100. (K.3d)

I can recognize part/whole relationships up to 5 (K.4a)

I can describe part/whole relationships up to 1-10 (K.4b)

I can solve story problems up to 10. (K.6)

I can recognize penny, nickel and dime (K.7)

I can tell how many pennies equal the penny, nickel and dime. (K.7)

 

Unit 7 – Fractions (Fair Shares)

I can tell you equal is being the same. (K.5)

I can share equally with a friend. (K.5)

I can draw 2 equal parts. (K.5)

 

Unit 8 – Number Sense 4

I can count 1 to 1. (K.1a)

I can make a set given a number 0-20. (K.1a)

I can read and write numbers 0-20. (K.1b)

I can identify numbers 0-20 in random order. (K.1b)

I can compare and describe sets of objects using the words more, fewer, and the same. (K.2a)

I can order sets from least to greatest and greatest to least. (K.2b)

I can count orally from 0-100. (K.3a)

I can count backward from 10 (K.3b)

I can say the number after without counting. (K.3c)

I can say the number before without counting. (K.3c)

I can count by 10s to 100. (K.3d)

I can look at and describe part-whole relationships up to 5. (K.4a)

I can create and describe part whole relationships up to 10. (K.4b)

I can solve story problems up to 10. (K.6)

I can recognize penny, nickel, dime, and quarter. (k.7)

I can tell how many pennies equal the nickel, dime, and quarter. (K.7)

 

Science

We have been learning about Shadows, Push and Pull, Weather

Shadows

I can investigate and understand the sun provides light and warms the earth. (K.8)

I can investigate and understand shadows are produced when light is blocked. (K.8)

I can investigate and understand shadows changes objects temperature (K.8)

Push and Pull

I can investigate and understand that push and pull causes objects to move. (K.2)

I can investigate and understand that push and pull can change the direction of an object. (K.2)

I can investigate and understand changes in motion are related to push and pull. (K.2)

Shadows

I can investigate and understand daily weather. (K.9)

I can investigate and understand seasonal changes. (K.9)

I can investigate and understand day and night. (K.9)

Social Studies

We have been learning about important historical people.

I can identify important people in history including Martin Luther King, Jr., George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln. (K.11d)

I can recognize important holidays including Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and President’s Day. (K.11d)