Kindergarteners use a multisensory and systematic phonics, spelling, and handwriting program, called Fundations. Skills taught include:

  • Letter formation

  • Phonological and phonemic awareness

  • Sound mastery

  • Phonics, word study, and advanced word study

  • Irregular (trick) word instruction

  • Vocabulary

  • Fluency

  • Comprehension strategies

  • Written composition (spelling and handwriting)

For math, Kindergarteners use Eureka Math (also known as EngageNY). Modules taught throughout the year cover the following:

  • Numbers through 10

  • 2D and 3D shapes

  • Comparison of length, weight and capacity

  • Number pairs, addition and subtraction to 10

  • Numbers 10-20 and counting to 100