Kindergarten Plans Second Nine Weeks
Language Arts Oral Language
K.1 The student will demonstrate growth in the use of oral language.
b) Participate in a variety of oral language activities including choral and echo speaking and recitation of short poems, rhymes, songs, and stories with repeated word order patterns.
c) Participate in oral generation of language experience narratives.
d) Participate in creative dramatics.
e) Use complete sentences that include subject, verb, and object.
K.2 The student will expand understanding and use of word meanings.
a) Increase listening and speaking vocabularies.
b) Use number words.
c) Use words to describe/name people, places, and things.
d) Use words to describe/name location, size, color, and shape. e) Use words to describe/name actions.
K.3 The student will build oral communication skills.
a) Express ideas in complete sentences and express needs through direct requests.
b) Begin to initiate conversations
f) Begin to use voice level, phrasing, and intonation appropriate for various language situations.
g) Follow one- and two-step directions.
K.4 The student will identify, say, segment, and blend various units of speech sounds.
a) Begin to discriminate between spoken sentences, words, and syllables.
b) Identify and produce words that rhyme.
d) Segment one-syllable words into speech sound units including beginning phoneme(s) (onset) and ending (rimes).
e) Identify words according to shared beginning and/or ending sounds.
K.5 The student will understand how print is organized and read.
a) Hold print materials in the correct position.
c) Distinguish between print and pictures.
K.6 The student will demonstrate an understanding that print conveys meaning.
c)Read and explain own writing and drawings.
K.7 The student will develop an understanding of basic phonetic principles.
a) Identify and name the uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
b) Match consonant, short vowel, and initial consonant digraph sounds to appropriate letters.
c) Identify beginning consonant sounds in single-syllable words.
K.8 The student will expand vocabulary.
a) Discuss meanings of words.
b) Develop vocabulary by listening to a variety of texts read aloud.
K.9 The student will demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts.
a) Identify what an author does and what an illustrator does.
c) Use pictures to make predictions.
e) Use story language in discussions and retellings.
K.10 The student will demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
a) Use pictures to identify topic and make predictions.
K.11 The student will print in manuscript.
a) Print uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet independently.
K.12 The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes.
a) Differentiate pictures from writing.
b) Draw pictures and/or use letters and phonetically spelled words to write about experiences.
K.13 The student will use available technology for reading and writing.
Number and Number Sense Focus: Whole Number Concepts
K.4 The student will a) count forward to 100 and backward from 10; b) identify one more than a number and one less than a number; and c) count by fives and tens to 100.
K.3 The student, given an ordered set of ten objects and/or pictures, will indicate the ordinal position of each object, first through tenth, and the ordered position of each object.
K.8 The student will identify the instruments used to measure length (ruler), weight (scale), time (clock: digital and analog; calendar: day, month, and season), and temperature (thermometer).
K.13 The student will gather data by counting and tallying.
K.14 The student will display gathered data in object graphs, picture graphs, and tables, and will answer questions related to the data.
Geometry and Sorting
K.7 The student will recognize a penny, nickel, dime, and quarter and will determine the value of a collection of pennies and/or nickels whose total value is 10 cents or less.
K.11 The student will a) identify, describe, and trace plane geometric figures (circle, triangle, square, and rectangle); and b) compare the size (larger, smaller) and shape of plane geometric figures (circle, triangle, square, and rectangle)
K.12 The student will describe the location of one object relative to another (above, below, next to) and identify representations of plane geometric figures (circle, triangle, square, and rectangle) regardless of their positions and orientations in space.
K.15 The student will sort and classify objects according to attributes.
K.16 The student will identify, describe, and extend repeating patterns.
K.1 The student will recognize that history describes events and people of other times and places by
a) identifying examples of past events in legends, stories, and historical accounts of Powhatan, Pocahontas, George Washington, Betsy Ross, and Abraham Lincoln;
b) identifying the people and events honored by the holidays of Thanksgiving Day; Martin Luther King, Jr., Day; Presidents’ Day; and Independence Day (Fourth of July).
K.9 The student will recognize the American flag and the Pledge of Allegiance and know that the president is the leader of the United States.
Scientific Investigation, Reasoning, and Logic
K.1 The student will demonstrate an understanding of scientific reasoning, logic, and the nature of science by planning and conducting investigations.
K.6 The student will investigate and understand the differences between living organisms and nonliving objects. Key concepts include
a) all things can be classified as living or nonliving; and
b) living organisms have certain characteristics that distinguish them from nonliving objects including growth, movement, response to the environment, having offspring, and the need for food, air, and water.
K.7 The student will investigate and understand basic needs and life processes of plants and animals. Key concepts include
a) animals need adequate food, water, shelter, air, and space to survive;
b) plants need nutrients, water, air, light, and a place to grow to survive;
c) plants and animals change as they grow, have varied life cycles, and eventually die; and
d) offspring of plants and animals are similar but not identical to their parents or to one another.