Kindergarten

Maize Virtual Preparatory School Kindergarten

Kindergarten is the perfect time to begin virtual schooling. Our tuition-free program offers your family flexibility along with support from Kansas-certified teachers.

Maize utilizes the world-renowned Calvert homeschool curriculum – a leader in home education. This rich, exciting curriculum has been trusted by families for over 100 years.

Course Details

Calvert Kindergarten Homeschool Curriculum

What Your Child Will Learn in Kindergarten

Reading

  • Emphasizing phonics to teach short vowels and consonant sounds
  • Logical/chronological sequencing
  • Auditory/visual discrimination
  • Classifying
  • Rhyming
  • Reading 20 phonics storybooks

Spelling & Vocabulary

  • Identifying word beginnings and endings
  • Controlled vocabulary of short vowel words
  • Key words

Writing/Composition

  • Developing fine motor control
  • Option of printing letters, words, and simple sentences
  • Use of graphic organizers

Grammar

  • Developing oral expression
  • Constructing asking/telling sentences
  • Capital letters to start sentences and punctuation

Mathematics

Featuring Calvert Math

  • Number ideas from 1 to 31
  • Patterns, shapes, and understanding data from pictures
  • Properties of addition and subtraction
  • Problem solving
  • Graphing
  • Ordering numbers
  • Matching sets
  • Probability, time concepts
  • Fraction concepts

Science

  • Seasons
  • Five senses
  • Space
  • Differences among land, air, and water
  • Weather
  • Plants and Animals
  • Natural Resources
  • Health

Technology

Lessons, activities, and online interactive learning tools integrated with curriculum:

  • Keyboard and Mouse basics
  • Parts of a computer
  • Introduction to word processing
  • Beginning graphics skills

Poetry/Music

  • Enjoying and memorizing poems, rhymes, traditional children’s songs
  • Finger plays

Discussion

  • Famous people and events (i.e., U.S. Presidents, Martin Luther King, Jr., Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, etc.)
  • Where people live, families, communities, and animal habitats

Art

  • Painting
  • Drawing with crayons and chalk
  • Clay
  • Craft activities

All art supplies are included!

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