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Pre-K

Pre - Kindergarten Curriculum Map

*Pre-K follows an "emergent curriculum" meaning the themes & topics will be flexible to account for student interests and will be chosen/extended based on student interests.  Many topics/themes such as learning routines and building a community will extend much longer than one month.  The VCS Pre-K Curriculum follows MELDS standards, math blends MELDS and Everyday Math.

 Social StudiesScienceELAMathOther
September *Friends & Citizenship
*School routines, building a classroom community
*Oceans *Eric Carle & Mo Willems (Books for entertainment *Everyday Math: Concepts integrated throughout the day (games at centers) *Nature is a general part of curriculum all year
*Helpers integrated throughout the year
*Star Student
*Community Activities
 
October *Student Families
*Begin Artist Studies
*Community
*Sounds & Light
*Changing (leaves/trees/apples)
*Concepts of print
*Authors & Illustrators
*Everyday Math: Concepts integrated throughout the day (games at centers) *Star Student
*Community Activities
November *Begin familiar story studies (3 Bears, Big Bad Wolf, etc.) *Ramps *Non-Fiction vs. Fiction
*Photographs vs. Illustrations
*Everyday Math: Concepts integrated throughout the day (games at centers) *Star Student
*Community Activities
December *Traditions     *Everyday Math: Concepts integrated throughout the day (games at centers) *Christmas around the world
January       *Everyday Math: Concepts integrated throughout the day (games at centers) *Kindness Counts
February       *Everyday Math: Concepts integrated throughout the day (games at centers) *Kindness Counts
March *Service Learning Project *Rocks   *Everyday Math: Concepts integrated throughout the day (games at centers) *Inventions - Leprechaun traps
April   *Plants & Animals   *Everyday Math: Concepts integrated throughout the day (games at centers) *Musical
May   *Plants & Animals   *Everyday Math: Concepts integrated throughout the day (games at centers) *Musical
June   *Plants & Animals   *Everyday Math: Concepts integrated throughout the day (games at centers) *Musical
*Field Day