PJ ELA Curriculum

READING
WRITING

PJ Science Curriculum

Hygiene
Nutrition
Scientific Knowledge
Causation
Scientific Thinking

PJ Social Studies Curriculum

Daily living skills
Family
Culture
Geography
Economics
Ecology
Community

PJ Math Curriculum

Number and Sense Operations
Measurement
Properties of Ordering

Pre-Kindergarten ELA Curriculum

Vocabulary Development
Rhyming
Prepositions
Opposites
Writing
Syllables/Sounds
Reading
Participation in book discussions

Pre-Kindergarten Math Curriculum

Counting and Cardinality
Operations and Algebraic Thinking
Geometry
Measurement/Data

Pre-Kindergarten Science Curriculum

Ask questions/make predictions based on observation
Test predictions (graphs, science journals, tools)
Generate explanations/conclusions
Compare-contrast cause-effect relationships; explain how/why

UNITS OF STUDY:

EARTH AND SPACE
LIVING THINGS
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Pre-Kindergarten Social Studies Curriculum

ALL ABOUT ME
PLACES AND REGIONS
CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Concepts taught throughout the year

Routines/common occurrences
Past- present- future
Roles, rights, responsibilities; rules and consequences
Communication, cooperation, respect for self and others, empathy, democratic procedures (e.g. class voting)
Behavior in emergencies (fire alarms, earthquakes etc.)
Hygiene (washing hands, teeth etc.)
Traffic education
Expression of feelings, needs and desires
Opinions vs facts

Kindergarten Language Arts Curriculum

PHONICS:
Unit 1- Making Friends With Letters
Unit 2- Word Scientists
Unit 3- Word-Part Power
Unit 4- Vowel Power
Unit 5- Playing With Phonics

READING:
Unit 1-We Are Readers
Unit 2-Super Powers: Reading with Print Strategies and Sight Word Power
Unit 3- Bigger Books, Bigger Reading Muscles
Unit 4- Becoming Avid Readers

WRITING:
Unit 1-Launching the Writing Workshop
Unit 2-Writing for Readers
Unit 3-How-To Books: Writing to Teach Others
Unit 4- Persuasive Writing of All Kinds: Using Words to Make a Change

Kindergarten Science Curriculum

Unit 1- Forces and Interactions: Pushes and Pulls
Unit 2- Plants and Animals
Unit 3- Tracking the Weather

Kindergarten Social Studies Curriculum

Unit 1- Individual Development and Cultural Identity
Unit 2- Civic Ideals and Practices (Not as a separate unit)
Unit 3- Geography, Humans, and the Environment
Unit 4- Time, Continuity, and Change (Not as a separate unit)
Unit 5- Economic Systems

Kindergarten Math Curriculum

Unit 1: Counting and Cardinality
Unit 2: Algebraic Thinking and Operations
Unit 3: Measurement and Data
Unit 4: Geometry