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IHM School and Preschool on 2 Hour Delay TODAY 1/24/19



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Welcome to our page! It will be updated weekly, and sometimes in-between if there are important messages. In addition, I will send out periodic reminders of upcoming events and web sites that we are using.  I am looking forward to partnering with you on this learning and faith-filled journey!



Kindergarten:  Essential Math Skills 

1. Students will be able to count to 100 by ones and tens.

2. Students will be able to write number from 0 to 20.

3. Count to tell the number of objects

4. Students will be able to connect counting to cardinality.

5. Compare Numbers

6. Students will identify numbers as greater than, less than, and equal to

7. Work with numbers 11-19 to gain foundations for place value.

8. Students will work with numbers and understand that they are composed of tens and ones.

9. Understanding addition as putting together and adding to, and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from

10. Students will be able to subtract and add within 10 but fluently add and subtract within 5.

11. Identify and describe shapes (squares, circles, triangles, rectangles, hexagons, cubes, cones, cylinders, and spheres).

12. Students will analyze, compare, create, and compose shapes (vertices and sides).

13. Students will be able to demonstrate the terms above, below, beside, in front of, behind and next to.

14. Describe and compare measurable attributes.

15. Students will be able to measure length and weight.

16. Classify objects and count the number of objects in each category

17. Students will be able to sort and graph objects.


Kindergarten:  Essential Language Arts Skills 

  • Identifies all upper/lower case letters. 
  • Demonstrates knowledge of beginning and ending sounds by printing correct letter symbols with corresponding pictures. 
  • Blends: able to write CVC sounds to make a word. 
  • Rhymes 
  • Reads one syllable and popcorn words by sight. 
  • Prints clearly and neatly full name, using correct strokes and staying on the correct lines. 
  • Prints all upper/lowercase letters neatly and without a model. 
  • Uses writing (letters, pictures, and words) to express own ideas in a complete sentence. 
  • Orally states the names of the days of the week and months of the year. 
  • Identifies the eight basic colors and reads the corresponding color words. 
  • Makes predictions and demonstrates comprehension of stories by orally retelling or acting out. 
  • Identifies characters, setting, and main idea of story. 
  • Identifies front, back, title, and author of a book. 
Recent Video Lessons.  Be sure to check periodically for new lessons.  All archives can be found on the Videos link to the right.
Learning Links have been added.  Please click on Links to the right.