Holy Trinity’s Kindergarten classes build on what students learned in pre-k while teaching students new skills for academic growth.

Below is a quick look into our kindergarten curriculum. For a deeper look please contact the school office.

Religion

  • Furthering the understanding of the concepts taught in our Pre- K classes such as the structural format of the Bible, identifying, recall, and retell stories of the Bible and Bible characters and how to pray.
  • Realize God’s blessings in the Christian life.
  • Memorize the chief parts of the Christian faith.
  • Recall Scripture from memory and apply it to comfort and encourage others, to witness to others and fight the temptations of Satan.
  • Make applications from Bible stories to daily life.
  • Teach stewardship in relation to time, talents, and funds for care of God’s creation.
  • Teach how to live a Christian lifestyle in service to God and others, using gifts of the Spirit and demonstrating Christ-like love.
  • Fear, love and trust in God above all things.

Language Arts

  • Print Awareness: The student will identify characteristics of written language and develop strategies to interpret and comprehend written text.
  • Phonemic Awareness: The student will learn and apply phonic and word analysis skills in decoding words and demonstrate the ability to detect and change sounds in spoken language.
  • Prereading Strategies: The student will apply a variety of prereading strategies to preview, use prior knowledge, formulate questions, and predict and establish purposes for reading.
  • Fluency, Comprehension, and Response to Text: The student will read regularly in independent and instructional level texts, develop self-monitoring and correction strategies to comprehend grade-level fiction selections and respond to text through a variety of activities.
  • Information and Research
  • Writing Skills/Conventions of Print: The student will demonstrate appropriate practices in writing by applying Standard English conventions to the revising and editing stages of writing.
  • The student will develop and practice effective oral communication and listening skills.

Math

  • The student will understand the relationship between numbers and quantities.
  • Measurement: The student will explore the concepts of standard and nonstandard measurement.
  • Learn to identify common geometric shapes and explore the relationship of objects in their environment.
  • The student will sort and classify objects and analyze simple patterns by sorting and grouping.
  • Problem Solving: The student will solve mathematical problems.
  • Communication: The student will communicate his/her understanding of mathematical ideas, using mathematical language, symbols, and models.
  • Mathematical Reasoning: The student will recognize patterns, classify and sort, solve and explain spatial problems.
  • Connections: The student will connect math to all aspects of everyday life.

Science

  • Life Science: The students will classify things as living and non-living, differentiate between plant and animal, describe a variety of living things and where they live, and understand that God created all plants and animals.
  • Earth Science: The student will learn about how water and land are different, learn about preserving our Earth, observe daily weather conditions, and identify characteristics of the four seasons.
  • Physical Science: The student will develop an awareness of the properties of some objects, classify, compare and contrast objects, and measure solids and liquids, energy, and gravity.
  • The students will experiment and investigate with objects to discover information.

Social Studies

  • The students will analyze characteristics of communities and his/her role as a citizen in a community.
  • Economics: The student will understand basic economic elements found in communities.
  • American Icons: The student will learn about our country through its symbols.
  • Geography: The student will demonstrate knowledge of basic geographic concepts.
  • Resources: The student will demonstrate knowledge of natural resources and how people use them. 

Additional areas of educational, physical, and personal growth.

  • Music
  • Physical Development (PE)
  • Visual Art
  • Spanish
  • Technology
  • Social/Personal Skills
  • Cognitive skills