Kindergarten children begin to realize that print conveys meaning. They are curious about the print that is all around them and are beginning to find out some of its secrets. They are familiar with a variety of types of books and selections (e.g., picture books, caption books, short informational texts, nursery rhymes, word play, puppet plays). Kindergartners are offered many opportunities to read daily. Writing
Kindergarten students are becoming aware of the purpose of written language in the environment. They write their own names and use a mixture of drawings, random letters, and words. They are asked to write daily.Mathematics
The mathematics curriculum is organized into five strands:
(1) number and operations; (2) measurement; (3) geometry; (4) data analysis and probability; and, (5) algebra. Problem-solving strategies are embedded into each of the 5 strands.