What We Will Be Learning – Starfish

September
Theme Units: Apples, Fall, All About Me, Classroom Rules, Being a Good Friend
Letters: Aa, Tt, Ii
Numbers: Count 1-10, Recognize 1-5
Bible Lesson: Creation, Fruit of the Spirit
Science: Changes of Fall, 5 Senses
Common Core: All About Me
Small Group: Number Recognition, Shape/Color of the month, Alphabet
Color: Purple
Shape: Square
Specials: Lemonade for Heros
Site Words: I, a, go, to, up
Word Family: -at

October
Theme Units: Farm, Fire Safety, Pumpkins
Letters: Pp, Nn, Cc, Kk, Ee
Numbers: Count 1-15, Recognition 1-10
Bible Lesson: Noah’s Ark, Armor of God
Science: Spiders and Owls
Common Core: Farm and Farm Animals
Small Group: Number/Shape/Color and Letters of the Month
Field Trip: Fire Department
Color: Orange 
Shape: Circle
Specials: Farm Day, Field Trip
Site Words: I, a, go, to, up
Word Family: -at

November
Theme Units: Thanksgiving, Family, Cooking, Veteran’s Day
Letters: Hh, Rr, Mm
Numbers: Count 1-30, Recognition 1-10
Bible Lesson: The Prodigal Son, Feeding the 5000, Blessings, and Being Thankful
Science: Living vs Non-Living
Common Core:
Small Group: Number/Shape/Color and Letters of the Month
Field Trip:
Color: Brown
Shape: Triangle
Specials: Thanksgiving Feast
Site Words: I, a, go, to, up
Word Family: -at

December
Theme Units: Christmas, The Gingerbread Man
Letters: Dd, Gg, Oo
Numbers: Count 1-40, Recognition 1-10
Bible Lesson: The Birth of Jesus
Science: Senses of the Season
Common Core:
Small Group: Number Recognition, Shape/Color and Letters of the Month
Color: Red
Shape: Oval
Specials: Birthday Party for Jesus, Christmas Program
Sight Words: is, at, we, do, my
Word Family: -ot, -ug

January
Theme Units:
 Space, Martin Luther King Jr, Winter
Letters: Ll, Ff, Bb, Qq
Numbers: Counting 1-60, Recognition 1-20
Bible Lesson: Parables: Good Samaritan and The Lost Coin, The Lord’s Prayer
Science: Hibernation, Penguins
Common Core:
Small Group: Number Recognition, Shape/Color and Letters of the Month
Field Trip:
Color: Blue
Shape: Octagon
Sight Words: is, at, we, do, my
Word Family: -ot, -ug

February
Theme Units: 100th Day of School, Dental Month, Library Month, Chinese New Year
Letters: Uu, Jj, Zz, Ww
Numbers: Counting 1-100, Recognition 1-30
Bible Lesson: John 3:16, Joseph and His Multi-Colored Coat
Science: Weather
Common Core: What’s the Weather
Small Group: Number Recognition, Shape/Color and Letters of the Month
Color: Pink
Shape: Heart
Specials: Valentine’s Party, 100th Day of School, Library Month (Field Trip), Multicultural Week
Sight Words: is, at, we, do, my
Word Family: -ot, -ug

March
Theme Units: Dr. Seuss’ Birthday, St. Patrick’s Day, Zoo Animals, and Kites
Letters: Vv, Ww, Xx
Numbers: Counting 1-100, Count by 10’s
Bible Lesson: Daniel and the Lion’s Den and Moses
Science: Our Body
Common Core: Animals and Their Needs, My Body
Small Group: Number Recognition, Shape/Color and Letters of the Month
Field Trip:
Color: Green
Shape: Rectangle
Specials: Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Party, St. Patrick’s Day Party, Spirit Week, Easter Party
Sight Words: in, it, on, the, me
Word Families: -ill, -an, -op

April
Theme Units:
 Earth Day, Spring, Community Helpers, Dinosaurs
Letters: Yy, Zz, Begin Review
Numbers: Counting by 5’s and 10’s
Bible Lesson: The Easter Story and Peter Walks on Water
Science: Life Cycles and Plants
Common Core: Care of the Earth and How Do Plants Grow
Small Group: Number Recognition, Shape/Color and Letters of the Month
Field Trip: Elementary School Visit
Color: Yellow
Shape: Star
Specials: Kindergarten Field Trip
Sight Words: in, it, on, the, me
Word Families: -ill, -an, -op

May
Theme Units:
 Ocean Animals, Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo
Letters: Review
Numbers: Counting by 5’s and 10’s
Bible Lesson: Jonah and the Whale, Joshua and the Battle of Jericho
Science: Ocean, Pond Life
Common Core:
Small Group: Number Recognition, Shape/Color and Letters of the Month
Field Trip: Strawberry Picking
Color: Review
Shape: Review
Specials: Graduation, Spring Program, Teddy Bear Picnic
Sight Words: in, it, on, the, me
Word Families: -ill, -an, -op
Advanced Sight Words: will, you, can, get