Amesbury Seventh-day Adventist School




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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
Pre-writing 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