Transitional Kindergarten Monthly Curriculum:

September 2017

Theme: Getting To Know You and Safety

Bible Stories: My Bible/God’s Special Book, Various Bible stories to coordinate with the letter of the week

Bible Reference: 2 Kings 22:1-23:25; 2 Chronicles 34; various others

Character Building Emphasis: Learning To Become Friends With Others

Memory Verse: “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” Genesis 1:1

Language and Vocabulary:

1. Classroom orientation

2. Cooking experiences and vocabulary

3. Safety rules – inside and outside

4. Name recognition and manuscript writing

5. Dealing with emotions and feelings

6. Colors – Review all

7. Shapes – Review all

8. Letters Aa

9. Friendship, responsibility and helping

10. Opposites, letter recognition, critical thinking activities, following directions, phonemic awareness, auditory discrimination, visual discrimination and classification


Fine Motor: Cutting, gluing bead stringing, coloring, play dough manipulation, copying peg and block designs, puzzles

Gross Motor: Moving body in space, ball handling, simple games

Premath: One-to-one correspondence, calendar activities , graphing and sorting

Creative Dramatics: School and self awareness

Attending Skills: Following directions, movement in songs, games, finger plays, listening to stories and tapes

Sensory Skills: Introducing all five