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Kindergarten

Kindergarten Curriculum

Trinity Christian School is committed to providing a safe and caring environment where children can receive a quality education from a Biblical Worldview while developing thinking and articulate students. We are devoted to fusing faith and learning in such a way that each student is practically equipped to face their future and become a life-long learner.

Below you will find a summary of our curriculum for each subject, along with the curriculum provider where applicable.

  • Beginning math skills through an activity-based approach to developing concepts with the use of a variety of manipulatives
  • Recognize, count and write numbers 0-30
  • Patterning
  • Recognize the penny, nickel, dime and quarter
  • Skip counting by 5's and 10's
  • Rote counting
  • 2- and 3-dimensional shapes
  • Compare sets of numbers
  • Solve addition and subtraction problems
  • Measurement
  • Tell time to hour and half hour
  • Identify/recognize equal and non-equal parts
  • Learn to recognize each letter and sound of the alphabet
  • Learn to write all the uppercase and lowercase letters from memory
  • Blend letters to make words
  • Write words using the phonetic sounds
  • Proper letter formation
  • Read phonetic readers and beginning comprehension
  • Memorize sight words
  • Accelerated Reader as appropriate
  • Journal writing
  • Rhyming words
  • Literature Study Units (full day) such as The Mitten, Gingerbread Man
  • In-depth book studies and activities involving numerous children's literature
  • Creation
  • Old Testament stories
  • Miracles of Jesus
  • Birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus
  • memorize a Bible verse each week
  • 1-2 afternoon lessons for full day and covered in centers for half day
  • Getting along with others
  • Holidays
  • Earth Day
  • Map Skills
  • Seasons
  • Thematic units
  • 1-2 afternoon lessons for full day and covered in centers for half day
  • Sunflowers, gardens, seeds
  • Our body
  • 5 senses
  • Reflections
  • Day and night
  • Magnets and magnification
  • Volcanoes
  • Elements of design: line, shape, color, value, texture, form, and space
  • Media: painting, drawing, cutting, gluing, sculpting (slab technique), and mixed media from around the world
  • Skills: create artworks using observation, problem solving, designing, sketching and constructing
  • Create using color value, color schemes (complementary colors)
  • Create art which communicates ideas based on imagination, recall and observation
  • Identify and describe the elements of two- and three-dimensional form
  • Recognize that visual arts are part of various cultures' history
  • Knowledge of foreground, middle ground, background and horizon line

Our Spanish curriculum focuses on vocabulary acquisition and practical conversation. Students progress through skill levels incorporating song and sign language to assist mastery.

Topics covered include:

  • Numbers
  • Alphabet
  • Colors
  • Days of the week
  • Months
  • Seasons
  • Body
  • Shapes
  • Holidays
  • Expressions and greetings
  • Food
  • Family members
  • Community
  • Animals
  • Clothing
  • Classroom objects
  • Grammar
  • Songs
  • Games
  • Utilize and learn Microsoft Office programs and learning management platform Teams, OneNote
  • Document creation and processing
  • Formating and authoring business and educational documents, letters, reports, and tables
  • Learn and achieve National Keyboarding benchmark by the end of fifth grade of 20 words per minute with 90% accuracy on the All-the-Right-Type
  • Identify loud and soft, high and low, fast and slow sounds in music
  • Respond to music, musical and rhythmic chants in a variety of ways
  • Echoing
  • Keeping the beat, using rhythm instruments and various parts of the body
  • Rhythm instruments: sticks, bells, and drums

Students are introduced to understanding the resources of the library with weekly visits and are able to check out two books per week (and can renew them twice).

  • Develop team-building skills by working with others through physical activity
  • Understand principles of health promotion and the prevention and treatment of illness and injury
  • Perform loco-motor, non-loco-motor and manipulative skills at a utilization level, show fundamental components of healthy living, and use appropriate skills in team, group, and individual activites
  • Introduced to basic fundamental skills of various team sports and other health-enhancing activities
  • During all activities, recreational play versus competitive play and good sportsmanship are continually fostered and encouraged
  • K-4 Christmas program
  • Chapel
  • Grandparents' Day