Welcome to Yinghua Academy Kindergarten. 阮老师 Ruan Laoshi /Mrs. Nelson. 崔老师 Cui laoshi. Ms. Byram – Art Ms. Chou – Music Ms. Thune. K 3 also taught by:. Chinese Language Arts curriculum Singapore Math Science Whole School and Classroom Expectations How to get involved at school
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PlayMain Goals for Kindergarten-Be ready for first grade
The followings are general topic areas and intended timelines for instruction.
The topics and resources listed are only samples, not a complete listing. Topics listed may occur earlier or later than indicated.
Literary Response and Analysis: Identify types of everyday print materials
Vocabulary: Basic academic and functional Chinese vocabulary
Listening and Speaking: Students will listen and respond to oral communication
Writing: Handwriting skills and hold pencil correctlyChinese Language Arts
I Love Chinese: The 14 book set from Better Chinese
青(qīng) 田(tián)story books
Singapore reading materials
Reading materials from China
Follow the writing rules
Use the proper stroke order when writing characters
Practice is the key
Multiple types of characters (e.g. pictographs, ideographs, compound pictographs, compound ideographs, semi-phonetic compounds, etc..)
Starting with simple characters, such as pictographic characters
understand the classroom directions from teachers in Chinese
express their needs and wants with Chinese speakers
understand the basic strokes and formation of characters
write at least 80+ Chinese characters
recognize at least 150-200 Chinese characters
"The success of science has more to do with an attitude common to scientists than with a particular method. This attitude is one of inquiry, experimentation, and humility before the facts." - Paul G. Hewitt, Conceptual Physics, Second Edition, p. 3
Elementary school children are in a concrete operational stage of their development. (Piaget, 1958)
--Invisible things must be represented in concrete form to enable these children to grasp the concepts.Science
In kindergarten, children often study aspects of the world around them: the family, the school, the community.
We want to help students think about their relationship with the world and foster their curiosity.Social Studies
Play, along with the basic needs of nutrition, health, shelter and education, is vital to develop the potential of all children.
Play is communication and expression, combing thought and action; it gives satisfaction and a feeling of achievement.
Play is instinctive, voluntary, and spontaneous.Play is important to Children
Three field trips- Apple Orchard in October, MN Zoo in Feb, and one in spring.
Monthly Activity Calendar- at least complete two activities a week
Grandparents’ Day- October 11th,2013
Chinese New Year Performance-2/07/2013 at Bethel University
Academic Performance-the end of MayExciting Events
Notes in the take home folder
Kinder Campus Office (612)-788-9095
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