Curriculum Overview


Students use knowledge of phonics & sight words to become independent readers. Student reading levels vary and small reading groups are based on individual reading goals. Students learn to respond to, discuss and write about various elements of fictional and informational texts.


Students use phonetic knowledge to spell simple words and transfer sight words into writing activities. Students understand author's purpose and use that knowledge in their own writing: they write to give an opinion, provide information and to tell a story.



Students master foundational skills & grow from concrete mathematical concepts to more abstract ideas. Students work with patterning, measurement, place value 2D and 3D shapes.

Students learn beginning addition and subtraction skills.

Science & Social Studies 

Students engage in many different science experiments & STEM projects throughout the year. Students learn the scientific process and how to record predictions & observations. Students learn basic historical and geographical concepts throughout various thematic lessons.

Speaking & Listening 

Students discuss ideas with partners and work in collaborative groups. Students present ideas and share personal writing with classmates.

Fine Motor Skills 

Students have many opportunities each day to engage in writing, drawing, and cutting activities. Kindergarten students are expected to do these activities independently. Students will also have access to various types of manipulatives and puzzles so that they may  engage in building and constructing activities.


Gross Motor Skills 

Students have two recesses each day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Outdoor play provides opportunities for students to practice skills like; running, jumping, hopping, skipping, climbing, and participates in group games. 

Social and Emotional Development 

Students are expected to follow classroom and school rules, accept responsibility for their words and actions, work independently to complete tasks, and work in cooperative learning groups each day.

Spiritual Development 

Students will demonstrate love and respect for God by listening and participating in chapel. They will demonstrate an understanding of God's word through story retell and reflection in their Bible journal. 

Curriculum used in Kindergarten:

Systematic Phonics

Small/Differentiated Reading Groups

Singapore Math

Science aligns to NGSS

Social Studies aligns to NVACS

One in Christ

Sample Schedule

8:00-8:30 Drop Off & Morning Work

8:30-8:45 Morning Meeting - Daily News

8:45-9:00 Literature Circle 

9:00-9:15 Writer's Workshop

9:15-9:30 Chapel

9:30-10:45 Reading Groups

& Learning Centers

10:45-11:05 Snack, Recess,

Bathroom & Wash Hands

11:05-11:30 Literature & Whole Group

(Bible & Social Studies focus)

11:30-12:00 Lunch

12:00-12:30 Recess

12:30-1:00 Specials      

1:00-2:00 Math & STEAM centers

2:00-2:30 Snack, Recess,

Bathroom & Wash Hands

2:30-3:00 Literature

3:15-3:30 Sharing

& Music & Movement

3:30 Dismissal