Kindergarten

Christa Stratton

Kindergarten at St. John has a literature based curriculum developed to integrate all subjects into age appropriate thematic units.  Early Literacy Learning in Arkansas ELLA is incorporated throughout classroom Centers, Daily News, and Journaling.  Mrs. Stratton is an ELLA trained teacher.  St. John's is ANSAA accredited.  We are required to meet the Arkansas State State Standards and Frameworks as well as the Standards required of the Dioceses of Little Rock for Catholic Schools in Arkansas.

Text

  • Saxon Phonics and Reading
  • Sadler/Oxford Math
  • Macmillan Science
  • Harcourt Social Studies

The Thematic Units incorporate all subjects including:

  • Art
  • Computer Skills
  • Fine Motor Control
  • Library
  • Literature
  • Math
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Religion
  • Sciences
  • Social Studies
  • Spanish
  • Writing

Thematic Units:

  • Colors and Shapes
  • Nursery Rhymes
  • Farm
  • All about me
  • Apples
  • Favorite Stories
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Spiders and Pumpkins
  • Pumpkins and Halloween
  • Scarecrows
  • Native Americans
  • Thanksgiving and Pilgrims
  • Gingerbread Man
  • The 5 senses of Christmas
  • Christmas around the World
  • Bears
  • Arctic and polar bears
  • MLK Jr.
  • Penguins
  • Mittens
  • Catholic Schools Week
  • Valentines
  • Ask Wed.
  • Patriotic
  • Old State House (LF)
  • Arkansas History
  • Rainbows
  • Water Cycle
  • Caterpillars and Butterflies
  • Ladybugs
  • Easter
  • Frogs
  • Mother's Day
  • Space
  • Beach