Kindergarten Curriculum

  • Our Kindergarten Students begin the year hearing a variety of stories with a color theme. These entertaining stories engage our students and prompt even the quietest of our new friends to share their thoughts and participate!  A few of the stories in this unit are

        Not in the House, Newton by Judith Gilliland

        Crictor by Tomi Ungerer

        Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson

        The Color of Things by Vivienne Shalom

  • Winter stories bring us through the cold months.  We begin with stories with adventures in the snow and then we try to stay awake while we read about hibernation.  Some of these exhilarating stories are

         Stranger in the Woods by Carl Sams

         Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner

         Bear Snores On by Karma Wilson

         Time to Sleep by Steve Jenkins

         Bear Has a Story to Tell by Philip C. Stead 


  • We welcome spring with waking up stories.  We talk about gardens and growing and welcome the warmer weather!  

        and then its spring by Julie Fogliano 


        Old Bear by Kevin Henkes

        The Ugly Vegetables by Grace Lin

        Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert

        My Garden by Kevin Henkes

  • We learn about chickens and birds, reading nonfiction and fiction.  This leads us into our "Little Red Hen" unit, starting with the classic version and continueing with a variety of parodies!  

        Farmyard Friends: Chickens by Camilla de la Bedoyere

        Chicken Aren't the Only Ones by Ruth Heller

        An Egg is Quiet by Diana Aston

        The Little Red Hen Classic Fairytale

        The Little Red Hen Makes Pizza by Philemon Sturges

        Cook-a-doodle-doo by Janet Stevens

Last Modified on February 8, 2015