Illinois Conference of Seventh-day Adventists

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Kindergarten
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BIBLE

Bible characters
Trinity
God as Creator
God's Gifts

Jesus: birth, life, death, resurrection, second coming
Reverence for God and His Word
Worship: meaning, prayer, thanksgiving

Character development: Christlikeness, making choices
Adventist Heritage and Doctrines
Sabbath
Parables

ART

Primary colors
Basic shapes
Textures

Tools: scissors, crayon, brush, tempera, chalk, yarn, finger-paint, paper
Free composition

Recognition and appreciation for artists and works
Art experiences

COMPUTERS

Ways and places computers used:
keyboard, joystick, mouse, booting, turning on

Visible parts of computer
Ethics: time limit/take turns
Dictate story for input

Drink and food rules
Open-up old computer/disks
Logo

LANGUAGE ARTS

Reading
Reading and Phonics readiness activities
Charts: experience stories
Pictures - Left to right progression
Limited sight vocabulary
Speaking
Complete sentences
Correct pronunciation and usage
Bible story and memory verse
Personal experiences
Role play, Christian drama, choral reading
Dictating stories
Expanded vocabulary

Listening
Stories
Poetry
Directions
Instructions
Beginning and ending sounds, rhyming
Comprehends main idea
Critical thinking
Writing
Prewriting activities
Name, address, phone number

Literature and Media,
Prose, Poetry, Television
Discriminate between real and imaginary
Discrimination in television viewing

MATHEMATICS

Counting and writing of numerals
Matching one-to-one
Concepts of more, less than, and the same
Comparison of position and size

Meaning of addition and subtraction
Use of calendar and clock
Sequencing and sorting
Denominations of money

Elementary geometry: shapes
Patterns: shapes, designs, rhythm, colors
Chart and graph concepts
Ordinal-cardinal relationship

MUSIC

Steady beat
Reproduce patterns
Movement songs
Verses and chorus of songs

Loud and soft, fast and slow
Hymns and scripture songs
Long and short patterns
Pitch
Conversation and singing voices

Whole, half, quarter notes
Express feelings
Band and orchestra differences
Rhythm instruments

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Motor skills: bean bag and ball activities, group and singing games, relays and balance activities

Fitness: jump rope, running, jogging, and coordination activities
Interpersonal skills: cooperation

Concepts: safety, rules, health, fitness games
Positive attributes: self worth, self-control, consideration

SCIENCE & HEALTH

God's creatures
Observation of everyday, familiar things
Common animals and plants
Interrelationships of animals and plants

Classification of living things
Weather and seasons
Temperature
Light and colors
Senses
Sun, Earth, moon, stars, planets
Simple measurement

Beginning experimentation
Good health habits: eating, teeth, and grooming
Major body parts
Physical fitness
Safety

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Meanings of holidays, traditions, and customs

Home, school, community
Store and money
Work and workers

Safety rules and symbols
Transportation