Kindergarten Essential Questions
- How do letter sounds make up a word?
- What is a noun and a verb?
- How do I understand a story?
- How do I express myself in writing?
- How do we communicate?
- How to understand to concept of how many?
- What is the relationship between numbers and quantities?
- What is a shape?
- How do Math operations teach us number concepts?
- How do you recognize coins?
- What is time?
- What are the 5 senses?
- How can we explain the structure and properties of wood?
- How can we explain the structure and properties of fabric?
- How can we explain the properties of forces and motion?
- What is the life cycle of a tadpole?
- What are the nine planets, and their order in the solar system?
- What is a community?
- Who is Christopher Columbus?
- What was the First Thanksgiving?
- Who is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.?
- What is the President’s job?
- What do we know about the State of Illinois?
- Who is God?
- Who is Jesus?
- What is the story of Jesus’ birth?
- How do I prepare for Easter?
- How do we become a Child of God?
- How do we follow Jesus?
- What will be expected of me before, during and after Art class?
- Why do we need to know about art tools and being safe in the art room?
- How will I use my art tools safely? What Are the Elements of Art?
- How do we use the Elements of Art to express our ideas?
- Can you have rhythm without a beat?
- Why does each voice and instrument have its own timbre?
- How is melody created? How does music communicate?
- How does music/melody move (high/low, fast/slow, by step or by skip)?
- What are computers?
- How do we use computers?
- How can we be more efficient using computers?
- What are the benefits of a parachute?
- Why do we play tag games?
- How do you kick a stationary and rolling ball?
- How do we play a relay race?
- How do we play safely?
- How can you make your body move?
- How do you shoot a basket?
- How do you pass a basketball?
- What is gymnastics?
- How do we play soccer safely?
World Language (French)
- How do I get to know people in French speaking countries?
- How do I continue the conversation?
- What are the traditional French songs?