Delaware Recommended Curriculum for Kindergarten

Students in Kindergarten begin building a foundation for citizenship and understanding their world.

Students will learn participatory group skills, such as defining an objective, dividing responsibilities, and working cooperatively. Understanding these skills means understanding why they are necessary or effective and how they might be accomplished.

Standards in this unit

Civics Standard Four K-3a: Students will acquire the skills necessary for participating in a group, including defining an objective, dividing responsibilities, and working cooperatively.

With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

The use of simple models and diagrams of the classroom and school environment leads to more confident use of maps and globes.  These activities are designed to be age appropriate; they will serve as a foundation for continued concept and skill develop.

Standards in this unit

Geography Standard One K-3a: Students will understand the nature and uses of maps, globes, and other geo-graphics.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.1.b :  Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.5.c :  Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at school that are colorful).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.6 :  Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.