PRE-PRIMARY (3K) September 2015-2016 LANGUAGE ARTS Listening and speaking: The students will: Use affirmative sentences to describe present tense events. Answer wh-questions (who, what, where, when & how). Learn relation words (and / to /a/ the). Reading Skills The students will: Identify and apply vowels to specific words. Listen, comprehend, and answer questions about different stories. Learn left-right pattern to read. Writing Skills The students will: Identify, match and write vowels and their vocabulary words. Trace their first name. MATHEMATICS The students will: Practice series in ascendant and descendant order. Count and match numbers from 1-20. Make one-digit additions using objects ( + = ) Match and copy geometric shapes (circle, triangle, square & rectangle). Identify groups and understand what equivalent groups mean. Count by 2’s SCIENCE The students will: Comprehend kinds of weather seasons and relate to their appropriate wardrobe. Identify the characteristics of weather conditions (snow, rain, wind, storms, sunny, warm, hail, hurricanes, and tornadoes) SOCIAL STUDIES The students will: Learn about Mexican festivities (Niños Heroes (13), Mexican Independence (16), Monterrey Foundation (20) and International Day for the Peace (21). ESPAÑOL Escucha y Expresión Oral Los estudiantes: Usarán oraciones afirmativas y negativas para describir eventos en tiempo presente. Responderán preguntas de quién, qué, dónde, cuándo y cómo. Aprenderán pronombres posesivos (mi-mío) Aprenderán conjunciones (y) y preposiciones (para). Habilidades de Lectura Los estudiantes: Identificarán y aplicarán las vocales en palabras específicas. Escucharán, comprenderán y contestarán preguntas sobre diferentes historias. Practicarán el patrón de lectura de izquierda a derecha. Habilidades de Escritura Los estudiantes: Identificarán, relacionarán y escribirán las vocales y consonantes Mm, Pp, Ss y Nn su vocabulario. Trazarán su nombre. COMPUTER The students will: Learn about: Mouse as an input device, open and close programs. Work with: Kid Pix: Stamps (Parts 1 & 2) Shape Challenge ART The students will: Comprehend meaning from works of art, including own according to the elements of art. Derive meaning from works of art, including own, according to the principles of design, and aesthetic qualities. Communicate and express through original works of art. Learn about Gaston Chaissac’s art. MUSIC The students will: Derive meaning from works of music and the performance of musicians according to the elements of music. Comprehend music and the performance of musicians according to aesthetic qualities and human responses. DANCE The students will: Understand and respond to a wide range of opposites. Perform simple movements in response to oral instructions. Perform basic locomotion skills. Name and perform folk/traditional dances from Mexico and two other countries. Build the range and capacity to move in a variety of ways. Respond to a variety of stimuli with original movement. GYM & SPORTS The students will: Learn about health and security practices for themselves and others. Learn about how to take care of themselves to keep their well-being.