- Meanings of holidays, traditions, and customs
* Understanding and appreciating other cultures
* Individual’s role in family, home, school, and community
* Relationship of the individual to the group
* Work and jobs
* Safety rules and symbols
* Basic human needs
* Self-respect and self-awareness
* Awareness of others
* Location of home and school
* Diagram of home and school
- Recognize events that reoccur (at specific times of the day or week).
- Knowledge ofUSA– location on globe, national bird, distinct from other countries
- Knowledge of where child lives (country, state, city)
- Observation of everyday, familiar things
* Common animals and plants
* Interrelationships of animals and plants
* Classification of living things
* Like and unlike plants
* Weather and seasons
- Use a balance scale to compare the weight of two objects and identify which is heavier.
- Simple measurement
- Sort, order and classify — Sort and classify objects by attributes including size, shape, color, texture, orientation, position and use, and explain the reason for each sort.
- Beginning experimentation
- Describe and make comparisons of qualitative and quantitative changes of a given pattern using terms such as warmer, softer, more, one more, less, one less, bigger, smaller, longer and shorter.
- Identify and extend visual, auditory and physical patterns to make predictions.
- Describe location, direction, and position of objects or parts of objects, using terms such as under/over, inside/outside, next to/near, top/bottom, in front of, first and last.
- Pose questions about objects and events in the environment that can be used to guide the collection of data.
- Collect data, record and the results using real graphs and picture graphs.
- Arrange information in a systematic way using counting, sorting, lists and graphic organizers.
- Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.
- Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has “more of”/“less of” the attribute, and describe the difference.
Speech / Communication
- Following and giving directions
- Use the most frequently occurring prepositions correctly (e.g., to, from, in, out, on, off, for, of, by, with).
- Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities.
- Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners
- Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others and taking turns speaking about the topics and texts under discussion)
- Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
- Form regular plural nouns orally by adding /s/ or /es/ (e.g., dog, dogs; wish, wishes).
- Understand and use question words (interrogatives) (e.g., who, what, where, when, why, how).
- Relating events and experiences using complete sentences
Language Arts / Phonics /Reading
- Social listening
- Constructing visual images while listening
- Paraphrasing and summarizing
- Recognize and name end punctuation.
- Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page
- Understand that words are separated by spaces in print.
- Recite familiar stories, poems, nursery rhymes, and lines of a play
- Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and, with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
- Print many upper- and lowercase letters.
Health, Safety, Social Skills
|* Personal hygiene
* Good eating habits
* Good grooming
* Care of teeth
* Major body parts
* Physical fitness
Mathematics / reasoning
- Simple counting to 100
- Count to 100 by 2, 5 And 10.
- Write numbers from 0 to 20.
- Understand One-to-one relationship
- Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1).
- Sequence of events
- Recognize, reproduce, extend and create repeating patterns.
* Concepts of more, less than, same.
* Correspondence of quantities
* Ordinal-cardinal relationship
- Identify the ordinal position of objects: first, second, third, fourth, fifth and last.
- Meaning of addition and subtraction
- Act out and solve addition and subtraction story problems that reflect real-world experiences and contextual problems using sets of up to 10 objects and describe the strategy or reasoning used to solve a problem.
- Solve addition and subtraction word problems, and add and subtract within 10.
- Write the number sentences that correspond to story problems using addition, subtraction and equals symbols (+, -, =) correctly
- Fluently add and subtract within 5.
- Number line (Introduction and use for simple math)
- Identify and describe familiar shapes (triangles, squares, rectangles and circles) and solids (cubes, spheres, cylinders, cones and prisms) in the environment.
Locate yesterday, today, and tomorrow on a calendar to sequence events and use terms such as before and after to compare events.
- Basic chart and graph concepts
- Complete simple shape and jigsaw puzzles
- Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes.
- Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes. writ writing