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By order of the Governor of Virginia, all Prince William County Public Schools will remain closed to students through the end of the 2019-20 school year (June 2020), due to the health concerns caused by COVID-19. 

The Kindergarten Team Page is where you will find optional resources for student learning at home.
You can access the site by clicking on this link: Kindergarten Team Page


Contact me if you have any questions!
bensoncg@pwcs.edu

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Below are links to our kindergarten curriculum guides!
The highlighted items on each document are concepts we have learned in the classroom.

LA Kindergarten Overview of Units

Mathematics Planning Calendar for Kindergarten 2019-2020

Science Kindergarten Pacing Guide 2019-2020

Social Studies Kindergarten Curriculum Overview

Most Recent IB Planner Information

Theme
How We Express Ourselves - An inquiry into the ways in which we discover and express ideas, feelings, nature, culture, beliefs and values; the ways in which we reflect on, extend and enjoy our creativity; our appreciation of the aesthetic.

Central Idea
People contribute to the world.


Lines of Inquiry
 
An inquiry into how we express ourselves.
An inquiry into the lives of people long ago.
An inquiry into how people make contributions to the world.

Learner Profile Attributes
Principled and Risk-Taker 

Key Concepts
Perspective - What are the points of view?

Approaches to Learning
Thinking Skills - Critical thinking-analyzing, evaluating and forming decisions.
Creative thinking - generating novel ideas and considering new perspectives.
 Information transfer, reflection and metacognition.
Research Skills - Information Literacy - 
Formulating and planning, data gathering and recording, synthesizing and interpreting, evaluating and communicating and Media Literacy- Interacting with media to use and create ideas and information