9135 Banyan St. Alta Loma Ca 91737

​909.987.7908

To be Saints is not a privilege for the few, but a vocation for EVERYONE.
--Pope Francis

Catholic School

​St. Peter & St. Paul 

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Kindergarten Curriculum


​RELIGION
Students will:
  • Name and act out things God has made
  • Appreciate and care for God's creation
  • Listen/respond/act out lessons taught
  • Retell Scripture in words,  drawings & role playing
  • Show self respect for self , others & environment
  • Share stories about feelings
  • Share what God has made
  • Know and participate in parish/community they belong to
  • Pray formally and informally
  • Know and participate in liturgical seasons
  • Participate in liturgies
  • Understand Assessment of Catechesis Religious Education (ACRE) terminology on grade level

FAMILY LIFE
Students will:
  • Recognize families as gifts from God
  • Evaluate how their families' ethnic, social, and religious customs have shaped them
  • Identify the physical traits and characteristics they have inherited
  • Appraise the impact of environment on their personal development
  • Assess importance of self-knowledge/self-esteem in achieving goals of lasting value
  • Demonstrate the importance of respect and good manners in all relationships
  • Recognize the wisdom/experience of the elderly members of society
  • Demonstrate responsibility with respect to the use of money
  • Explain Church teaching in regards to the expression of love and sexuality

VIRTUS
Students will:
  • Participate in Lesson 1: Touching Safely
  • Participate in Lesson 2:  Safe Friends, Safe Adults Safe Touches
  • Participate in Lesson 7: Internet Safety
  • Participate in Lesson 8: Creating and Following Family Rules

MATHEMATICS
Students will:
  • Describe and identify objects (color, size, shape, etc)
  • Sort and classify objects by attributes
  • Develop goal setting/attainment (brainstorm, envision, research, plan, etc.)
  • Understand, describe and extend patterns
  • Count by memory to 100
  • Count movable objects to 50
  • Write numbers in order from 0-100
  • Do simple addition and subtraction
  • Tell time to the hour, half hour, quarter hour
  • Understand concepts of measurement
  • Name days of the week and months of the year
  • Name and compare shapes and 3-dimensional figures
  • Collect, organize and interpret data on a graph
  • Problem solve
  • Mental Math (+ and -)

LANGUAGE ARTS
Students will:
  • Recognize, name, write, and match the upper and lowercase letters of the alphabet
  • Decode for the sounds of the letters
  • Blend the sounds to read three-letter words
  • Read grade appropriate sight words
  • Recognize and be able to produce rhyming words
  • Understand concepts of print
  • Listen, comprehend, and re-tell stories
  • Communicate ideas orally using complete sentences
  • Spell words phonetically
  • Comprehension, critical thinking, filling in blanks
  • Exhibit emergent writing skills

SCIENCE
Students will:
  • Know the five senses and how they help us
  • Know about common plants
  • Know about common animals
  • Know our physical environment and how to care for it
  • Collaborate, brainstorm, communicate scientific ideas
  • Investigate and experiment
  • Observation and Journaling

SOCIAL STUDIES
Students will:
  • Understand being a good citizen means having responsibilities
  • Understand calendar concepts
  • Recognize and name National and State symbols
  • Know about where they live (neighborhood, city, state, country)
  • Match descriptions of work that people and do and name the job
  • Understand that things in life change over time
  • Understand that history relates to events, people, and places of times past
  • Seasonal changes

TECHNOLOGY

Students will:
  • Learn basic understanding of computer terms and keyboarding
  • Be introduced to various types of technology (cds, dvds, smartboard, powerpoint, internet)
  • Learn Internet safety regulations
  • Recognize and be able to use devices (mouse, keyboard, monitor)

FINE ARTS
MUSIC - Students will:

  • Learn appreciation for multiple genres
  • Learn basic elements in music
  • Use creative expression (fingerplays, instruments, singing)
  • Learn, participate, and perform seasonal, patriotic, cultural and liturgical songs

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ART - Students will:
  • Gain appreciation for elements of the visual arts
  • Create and talk about mediums of art
  • Demonstrate skills using a variety of mediums
  • Role play and re-enact various stories, plays, songs
  • Recognize famous artists

PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Students will:
  • Learn structured activities to develop agility, balance, and coordination
  • Learn rules to games and fair play to encourage good sportsmanship
  • Learn to maintain a healthy body through a healthy lifestyle
  • Understand personal and community safety