KINDERGARTEN OVERVIEW FOR TERM TWO

TUDOR HOUSE LEARNING AND TEACHING ENGLISH

Talking & Listening - Various specific Talking and Listening activities Word Recognition: the, and, Mum, Dad, baby, see, can, a, am, A, to, school, was, it, in, is, at, an, as, are, He/he, She/she, we, me, my, on, of, love, have, they, but, queen, had, up, us, down, you, yes, why, boy, girl, his, her, for, like, want, do, does, with, go, so, no, said, when, what, pretty, that, put, all, play, out, come, happy Reading – Independent, Modelled & Guided Reading sessions where boys are reading a variety of written and visual texts; using cues to decode texts; engaging in reading behaviour; recognising the difference between literary and factual texts; reading a variety of texts with students daily; talking about elements of texts, structure, punctuation and letters. Writing (Text Types): Procedural Recount, Discussion & Explanation. Spelling & Grammar: Weekly sounds based on the ‘DIPL’ program (focusing on t, n, c, a, h/r, i/j, b/w), including basic punctuation Handwriting - Skill Development: Pencil Grip Top to bottom movements Spacing of words Posture Left to right movements Fluency Patterns - letter shape (lower case) Size, Shape, Slope - print

LIBRARY

Engaging with the meanings of a variety of written and visual texts, interpreting pictures following and responding to simple stories read aloud. Reading and discussing a variety of texts with students

MATHEMATICS

Number – Whole numbers: • Count forwards to 30, from a given number • Count backwards from a given number, in the range 0 to 20 • Compare, order, read and represent numbers to at least 20 Addition and Subtraction: • Combine groups to model addition Multiplication & Division: • Model equal groups or rows • Record grouping and sharing informally Fractions & Decimals: • Recognise and describe halves Patterns & Algebra • Continue simple number patterns that increase or decrease Data • Collect data about students and their environment • Organise actual objects or pictures of the objects into a data display Measurement – Area and Mass • Identify and describe the attribute of area • Identify and describe the attribute of mass • Compare the masses of two objects by pushing, pulling or hefting or using an equal arm balance Space & Geometry – Two-dimensional Space and Position. • Manipulate, sort and describe twodimensional shapes • Identify and name circles, squares, triangles and rectangles in pictures and the environment, and presented in different orientations Working Mathematically – Applying strategies, Communicating, Questioning, Reflecting and Reasoning

TUDOR HOUSE LEARNING AND TEACHING Flight and Movement: Examining the transport systems used in the local community and around the world. Researching famous aviators and their inventions. Exploring the affects of flight transportation on the environment. ANZAC Day Grandparents’ Day

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Flight and Movement: Exploring the movement principles of lift, thrust, drag and gravity. Designing and making flying machines.

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY (WOODWORK) Little Wildee – developing basic skills in preparation for Year 3

Mothers’ Day Flight and Movement Man-Made and Natural Athletics Christianity Mediums include: Drawing, painting and collage. Subject matter includes: people, objects, places, spaces and events.

CREATIVE ARTS

Music, Mime and Movement Students are introduced to: moving and dancing to music, simple musical concepts and dramatic skills. Rain Elements of dance and movement.

FRENCH (LOTE)

Dice and Car: Les Animaux: Basic Skills – filing, sanding and marking out The boys will be learning about animals and families. They will be learning The Lion King in French. They will be learning ma famille to PDHPE the tune of Allouette. PE: Non-locomotor and locomotor skills Athletics - Running, jumping and throwing There will be a project – to describe a techniques. member of the family or an animal using PDH: Identifying and reducing safety risks adjectives and He and She is (il est – elle est). at home, on the farm, on the roads and This will open up discussion about masculine near the water. Exploring the factors that and feminine – for in French the adjectives influence our decisions and how to make agree with the noun. good decisions.

RELIGION

Christianity: Exploring the basic beliefs, sacred writings (the Bible) and religious buildings (church) of Christianity. Identifying our family beliefs and exploring our own personal beliefs.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Non-locomotor and locomotor skills Athletics - Running, jumping and throwing techniques.

SPORT Wednesday afternoon sport sessions focusing on skill development and soccer.

GROSS MOTOR

Developing balance, turning, jumping, coordination and gross motor skills.

Mothers’ Day – completing a card. ANZAC Day importance – Villers Bretonneux, Albert, Baupaume. Differences in places – Mothers’ Day on a different date Dance Elements and composition of Dance; Dance Styles (Simple folk dance)

COMPUTER

• Use the internet as a research aid to gather and investigate Science. • Use various programs to complete tasks • Touch Typing practice

KINDERGARTEN OVERVIEW FOR TERM TWO

HSIE (Human Society & Its Environment) VISUAL ARTS

Kindergarten Curriculum Summaries Term 2, 2010

Curriculum summary for the Kindergarten Teaching program, Term 2, 2010