In Kindergarten, instructional time will emphasize four strands using the B.E.S.T. standards:
In K-2 , there will be a focus on explicit, systematic phonics instruction, as decoding and fluency are essential to creating proficient readers. We will also work on recognizing all upper and lowercase letters, basic concepts of print and phonological awareness.
B.E.S.T. Kindergarten Standards
In kindergarten, instructional time will emphasize three areas using the B.E.S.T. standards:
(1) Developing an understanding of counting to represent the total number of objects in a set and to order the objects within a set.
(2) Developing an understanding of addition and subtraction and the relationship of these operations to counting.
(3) Measuring, comparing and categorizing objects according to various attributes, including their two and three-dimensional shapes.
In science, we will learn about The Practice of Science, Earth and Space Science, Properties/Changes of Matter, Forms of Energy, Motion and Living/Non-living Things.
In Social Studies, we will learn about American History, Geography, Economics and Civics/Government.