• Pre-K Curriculum Goals and Objectives
     
    Language Arts
     
    September and October
     
    Practice remembering on purpose (deliberate memory)
    -  Become familiar with the concept of print
    -  Recall story events
    -  Expand vocabulary
    -  Identify characters in a story
    -  Practice color concepts
    -  Use expressive language to engage in focused conversation
    -  Take turns listening and speaking "on topic" (self-regulation)
     
    November and December
    - Make connections (text to text, text to world, text to me) 
    -Make predictions using text knowledge
    -State opinions about the text ("my favorite part", "what I  found interesting")
    -Identify alphabet letters and their sounds 
     
    January and February
    -Explore character empathy when reading
    -Learn facts through reading
    -Identify the setting of a story.
    -Recall the sequence of event of a story. 
     
    March and April 
    -make visualizations to make pictures in our minds
    -make inferences using text knowledge
    -recognize parts of a story (characters, setting, and sequence of events) 
    -continue to identify the alphabet letters and their sounds
     
     
    May and June 
    -Make use of listening-comprehension strategies.
    -Develop beginning logic skills by recalling events.
    -Use the books to check facts about a story.
    -identify all alphabet letters and sounds.
     
    -Math
    September and October
     
    -  Learn concepts of a calendar
    -  Count on a number line
    -  Learn the rote counting sequence
    -  Observe and describe the weather
    -  Use a graph to record data
    -  Learn to use puzzles and manipulatives.
     
    November and December 
    - Match objects the same size, shape and color
    -Copy simple patterns (ABABA?)
    -Use spatial words such as next to behind, under  
    -Play match color game I-Have-Who-Has 
     
     January and February
    - count objects 1-10
    -Explore shapes through Venger drawings
    -copy advanced patterns (ABCABC?)
    -Play number game I Have Who Has?
    -Play Math Memory game
      March and April
    - Play I Have-Who-Has Shapes
    -Use manipulatives to make patterns
    -Observe and discuss part-whole relationships
    -Use one-to-one correspondence to confirm quantity
    -Use Science Eyes to make observations 
     
    May and June
    -Use positional words and geometry concepts to describe solving puzzles and using manipulatives.
    -Use language to identify too many or too few.
    -Count and identify numbers 1-20
    -Represent numbers by drawings.
    -Subitizes (instanly recognizes size collection without counting0 for collections up to 5.
     
     Fine Motor
    September and October
    -  Manipulates objects using pincher grasp
    -  Holds crayon or pencil using proper grip. 
     
    November and December 
    -String beads
    -Use fine motor skills to make objects out of play dough 
     
    January and February
    -Makes marks using correct motor movement
    -Has left-to -right and top- to-bottom order and orientation
    -Consistently holds marker in 3-point grasp.
    -Uses private speech to direct action when prompted
     
    March and April 
    -Increase mental effort and attention with more complex figures
    -Makes correct motor movement for some uppercase and lowercase letters
    -Makes correct motor movement for some numerals 
     
    May and June
    -Makes letter shape accurately for most uppercase letters.
    -Makes number shape accurately.
    -makes letter shape accurately for many lowercase letters.
    -makes letters correct size relative to one another.