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Kindergarten Instructional Model

Language of Instruction &

Daily Instructional Time

KINDERGARTEN GRADE CURRICULUM

Subject Area

Curricular Supports/Resources

SPANISH

60%

120  Minutes Daily

LANGUAGE ARTS: 

SLAR Reading/Writing/

Oral & Written Conventions/Research Listening & Speaking

 

Native Language

Cognitive Development

LANGUAGE ARTS

Calle de la Lectura

TRS-Texas Resource System

45 Minutes Daily

SCIENCE:  TEKS/ELPS

Language & Cognitive Development

SCIENCE

National Geographic

ESL Adoption-REACH

TRS-Texas Resource System

45 Minutes Daily

SOCIAL STUDIES:  TEKS/ELPS

Language & Cognitive Development

SOCIAL STUDIES

National Geographic

ESL Adoption-REACH

TRS-Texas Resource System

ENGLISH (SL**)

40%

30 Minutes Daily

ESL (English as a Second Language):

English Language Arts: ELPS

ELAR Reading/Writing/

Oral & Written Conventions/Research Listening & Speaking

LANGUAGE ARTS

National Geographic

ESL Adoption-REACH

Texas Treasures

TRS-Texas Resource System

90 Minutes Daily

MATHEMATICS:  TEKS/ELPS

Language & Cognitive Development

MATH

National Geographic

ESL Adoption-REACH

TRS-Texas Resource System

To be integrated

HEALTH/FINE ARTS: TEKS

National Geographic

ESL Adoption-REACH

**Second Language (SL) – Subject Areas are to be Taught Using Effective ESL Methods and Techniques (i.e. ELPS, Sheltered Instruction, Visuals, Vocabulary Emphasis, Cooperative Learning).

*** The Curricular Supports and Resources listed have been Board approved as adopted textbooks.  They also reflect district initiatives in the areas of professional development for programs that have been Board approved.