Summary of Skills

Age 5-7 - Concept 3: Patterns

Unit 1: Identifying and Creating Visual Patterns [LA] [S] [SS]

Language Arts

  • Produce rhyming words
  • Use words that describe color, size, and location

Math

  • Compare attributes of two objects using appropriate vocabulary
  • Create and extend patterns with actions, words, sound, and objects
  • Identify and draw shapes
  • Name the ordinal positions in a sequence such as first, second, and third
  • Predict what comes next in a pattern
  • Sequence events
  • Use words such as "before" or "after" to describe relative position in a sequence of events or objects

Science

  • Create patterns using knowledge of properties of objects
  • Identify patterns using knowledge of properties of objects

Unit 2: Patterns in Sounds, Words, and Actions [LA] [S] [SS]

Language Arts

  • Become familiar with a variety of types of books: nursery rhymes, story books, and informational books
  • Discuss, illustrate, or dramatize a story or poem
  • Identify rhyming words
  • Identify words that name persons, places, or things and words that describe actions
  • Read or attempt to read simple text
  • Recognize that spoken language has identifiable speech sounds
  • Recognize that the sequence of letters represents the sequence of sounds in a word
  • Recognize the beginning, middle, and end of a story
  • Understand that letter combinations make words
  • Understand that some words begin and end alike
  • Use author's model of language
  • Use props and pictures to support spoken messages
  • Use sentences to convey ideas

Math

  • Create and extend patterns with actions, words, sound, and objects
  • Extend a pattern
  • Name the ordinal positions in a sequence such as first, second, and third
  • Predict what comes next in a pattern
  • Recognize and describe shapes
  • Use words such as "before" or "after" to describe relative position in a sequence of events or objects

Science

  • Create patterns using knowledge of properties of objects
  • Identify patterns using knowledge of properties of objects

Unit 3: Patterns in Your World [LA] [S] [SS]

Language Arts

  • Act out a story
  • Activate prior knowledge before and during the reading of text
  • Answer questions about a story read aloud
  • Listen to a story read aloud
  • Practice reading simple texts
  • Recognize that text moves from left to right
  • Record dominant consonant letters
  • Record or dictate knowledge on a topic
  • Sequence events
  • Understand that spoken words represent written language
  • Use props and pictures to support spoken messages
  • Write capital and lowercase letters
  • Write from left to right
  • Write labels
  • Write letters of the alphabet

Math

  • Collect and organize data
  • Compare numbers of objects
  • Complete spatial visualization tasks
  • Connect model, number, and word
  • Count by 2s
  • Count objects in a set
  • Create and extend patterns with actions, words, sound, and objects
  • Engage in visual spatial activities
  • Find patterns in graphs
  • Identify and describe patterns
  • Predict what comes next in a pattern
  • Read a calendar
  • Recognize and create a variety of patterns
  • Recognize and describe shapes
  • Recognize concept of calendar time
  • Sequence events
  • Write numbers 1-20

Science

  • Identify and describe different types of weather
  • Identify patterns using knowledge of properties of objects
  • Identify properties of objects
  • Observe and describe animals
  • Observe and describe weather changes
  • Recognize the position and motion of objects
  • Record observations about parts of plants
  • Understand that night and day occur because of the Earth's rotation

Social Studies

  • Identify customs and symbols associated with holidays
  • Place events in chronological order