News from Kindergarten


Unit 5

In ELA, students will be learning to:

    Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. Locating the answer to a question in the text.

    Retell familiar stories, including key details about the beginning, middle, end.

    Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text

    Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

    Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text; determining the meaning using background knowledge and picture clues.

      vocabulary to reading.

    Phonics and Word Recognition: Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words, CVC words, hard and soft letter sounds (c, g, j)

    Reading 15 or more high-frequency words including: like, my, for, with, on, see.

    Read early emergent reader texts with purpose and understanding; Independently reading level A text with fluency and accuracy.

    Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.

    Legibly printing all upper and lower-case letters of the alphabet

    Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

      e. Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on sound-letter relationships.

    Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.

    Blending and segmenting syllables

    Demonstrating the ability to produce and expand complete sentences using frequently occurring nouns, pronouns, adjectives, verbs, question words, and prepositions.

In writing, students will be learning to:

*Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/ explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information on the topic.

*Revising writing based on suggestions from adults and peers to add details and strengthen writing

* Expressing opinions in shared research and writing projects

In math, students will be learning to:

    Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group, e.g., by using matching and counting strategies.

    Decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way, e.g, by using objects or drawings, and record each decomposition by a drawing or equation.

    For any number from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to a given number, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record the answer with a drawing or equation.

    Classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category (up to and including 10) and sort the categories by count.

    Compose and decompose numbers from 11 to 19 into tens and ones and some further ones, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each composition or decomposition by drawing or equation; understand that these numbers are composed of tens ones and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.

    Fluently add and subtract within 5, including 0.