Manitoba Curriculum Frameworks — Grade K


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K-0-KC-001.

Describe their responsibilities at home and in school.

K-0-KC-002.

Recognize that their actions affect others.

K-0-KC-003.

Identify people who are responsible for helping and caring for them at home, at school, and in the community.

K-0-KC-004.

Give examples of ways in which people cooperate in order to live together peacefully.

K-0-KE-025.

Give examples of basic needs.

K-0-KE-026.

Give examples of different types of work in their families, schools, and communities.

K-0-KG-020.

Recognize that people all over the world have the same basic needs.

K-0-KG-021.

Recognize that they may have different ways of meeting their basic needs than people in other parts of the world.

K-0-KH-019.

Recognize that they can learn from stories of the past.

K-0-KI-007.

Identify groups that are important to them.

K-0-KI-008.

Recognize that everyone has particular interests and abilities.

K-0-KI-009.

Identify groups in which people live, work, and play together.

K-0-KI-010.

Identify different ways people communicate.

K-0-KI-010A.

Recognize the importance of non-verbal communication in their Aboriginal culture.

K-0-KI-011.

Recognize that people have diverse celebrations.

K-0-KL-012.

Describe characteristics of the local physical environment.

K-0-KL-013.

Give examples of how the natural environment influences daily life.

K-0-KL-014.

Describe the location of their home in relation to familiar landmarks.

K-0-KL-015.

Identify familiar places and landmarks.

K-0-KL-016.

Recognize globes, maps, and models as representations of actual places.

K-0-KP-022.

Give examples of rules and identify their purposes.

K-0-KP-023.

Identify people who make decisions that influence their lives.

K-0-KP-024.

Recognize that disagreement or conflict may be part of living and working together.

K-0-S-1.

Active Democratic Citizenship

K-0-S-101.

Consider others' needs when working and playing together.

K-0-S-102.

Interact fairly and respectfully with others.

K-0-S-103.

Make decisions that reflect care, concern, and responsibility for the environment.

K-0-S-201.

Sort information using selected criteria.

K-0-S-203.

Use tools and technologies to accomplish given tasks.

K-0-S-300.

Use comparison in investigations.

K-0-S-301.

Identify consequences of their decisions and actions.

K-0-S-400.

Listen actively to others.

K-0-S-401.

Use language that is respectful of others.

K-0-S-402.

Express reasons for their ideas and opinions.

K-0-S-404.

Relate events and stories in chronological order.

K-1.1.1

Express Ideas - Talk about personal experiences.

K-1.1.2

Consider Others' Ideas - Listen to experiences and feelings shared by others.

K-1.1.3

Experiment with Language and Form - Share experiences, feelings, and thoughts; use a scribe when appropriate.

K-1.1.4

Express Preferences - Express preferences for favourite oral, literary, and media texts.

K-1.1.5

Set Goals - Talk about reading and writing stories.

K-1.2.1

Develop Understanding - Recognize connections between new experiences and prior knowledge.

K-1.2.2

Explain Opinions - Explore new experiences and ideas.

K-1.2.4

Extend Understanding - Wonder about and question new ideas and observations.

K-2.1.1

Prior Knowledge - Make connections between oral language, texts, and personal experiences.

K-2.1.2

Comprehension Strategies - Recognize and anticipate meaning from print, symbols, and images; revise understanding based on further information.

K-2.1.3

Textual Cues - Recognize environmental print, symbols, and images [such as illustrations, photographs...] in context; recognize own name and personally familiar words.

K-2.1.4

Cueing Systems - Recognize that print is organized from top to bottom and left to right; recognize that letters represent sounds and match sounds with print.

K-2.2.1

Experience Various Texts - Participate in shared listening, reading, and viewing experiences using texts from a variety of forms and genres [such as picture books, fairy tales, rhymes, stories, photographs, illustrations, video programs...] and cultural traditions.

K-2.2.2

Connect Self, Texts, and Culture - Share personal experiences and family traditions related to oral, literary, and media texts; talk about and represent the actions of people in texts [including texts about Canada or by Canadian writers].

K-2.2.3

Appreciate the Artistry of Texts - Share feelings evoked by oral, literary, and media texts.

K-2.3.2

Techniques and Elements - Develop a sense of story through listening, reading, viewing, and retelling experiences.

K-2.3.3

Vocabulary - Demonstrate curiosity about and experiment with letters, sounds, words, and word patterns.

K-2.3.4

Experiment with Language - Appreciate the sounds and rhythms of language [such as nursery rhymes, personal songs, finger-plays...].

K-2.3.5

Create Original Texts - Create original texts [such as pictures, chants, story boards, dramatic play...] to communicate and demonstrate understanding of forms and techniques.

K-3.1.1

Use Personal Knowledge - Discuss personal knowledge of a topic.

K-3.1.2

Ask Questions - Ask questions to satisfy personal curiosity and information needs.

K-3.1.3

Contribute to Group Inquiry - Ask and answer questions to help satisfy group curiosity and information needs.

K-3.1.4

Create and Follow a Plan - Choose different ways to gather information and ideas; recall directions.

K-3.2.1

Identify Personal and Peer Knowledge - Identify self and others as sources of information.

K-3.2.2

Identify Sources - Seek information from others [such as people at school, at home, in the community...]; use multimedia and computers when appropriate.

K-3.2.3

Assess Sources - Compare gathered ideas and information to personal knowledge.

K-3.2.4

Access Information - Use illustrations, photographs, video programs, objects, and auditory cues to understand ideas and information.

K-3.2.5

Make Sense of Information - Ask questions and use prior knowledge to make sense of information.

K-3.3.1

Organize Information - Categorize objects and pictures according to visual similarities and differences.

K-3.3.2

Record Information - Represent and share information and ideas; compose with a scribe.

K-3.3.4

Develop New Understanding - Share learning and information-gathering experiences.

K-4.1.2

Choose Forms - Share ideas and experiences through talking, storytelling, pictures, singing, illustrations, and print.

K-4.2.3

Enhance Legibility - Form recognizable letters and use letters and directional arrow keys on the keyboard.

K-4.2.4

Enhance Artistry - Describe and enhance own drawings, stories, and writing.

K-4.2.5

Enhance Presentation - Use drawings and labels to express ideas, feelings, and information.

K-4.3.1

Grammar and Usage - Check for completeness of work; add details, where appropriate.

K-4.3.2

Spelling (see Strategies) - Connect sounds with letters in words.

K-4.3.3

Punctuation and Capitalization - Recognize own name, upper and lower case letters, familiar logos, and periods.

K-4.4.1

Share Ideas and Information - Share information and ideas about a topic of personal interest.

K-4.4.3

Attentive Listening and Viewing - Demonstrate active listening and viewing skills and strategies [such as showing attentive facial expression, keeping respectful silence...].

K-5.1.1

Compare Responses - Tell and draw stories about self and family.

K-5.1.2

Relate Texts to Culture - Listen actively to stories and demonstrate curiosity.

K-5.1.4

Celebrate Special Occasions - Contribute to group stories using rhymes, rhythms, symbols, pictures, and drama to create and celebrate.

K-GLO-1.

Students will explore concepts of identity, culture, and community in relation to individuals, societies, and nations.

K-GLO-2.

Students will explore the dynamic relationships of people with the land, places, and environments.

K-GLO-3.

Students will explore how people, events, and ideas of the past shape the present and influence the future.

K-GLO-4.

Students will explore the global interdependence of people, communities, societies, nations, and environments.

K-GLO-5.

Students will explore the processes and structures of power and authority, and their implications for individuals, relationships, communities, and nations.

K-GLO-6.

Students will explore the distribution of resources and wealth in relation to individuals, communities, and nations.

K-GLO-A1.

Recognize both the power and limitations of science as a way of answering questions about the world and explaining natural phenomena

K-GLO-A2.

Recognize that scientific knowledge is based on evidence, models and explanations, and evolves as new evidence appears and new conceptualizations develop

K-GLO-A3.

Distinguish critically between science and technology in terms of their respective contexts, goals, methods, products, and values

K-GLO-A4.

Identify and appreciate contributions made by women and men from many societies and cultural backgrounds towards increasing our understanding of the world and in bringing about technological innovations

K-GLO-A5.

Recognize that science and technology interact with and advance one another

K-GLO-B1.

Describe scientific and technological developments, past and present, and appreciate their impact on individuals, societies and the environment, both locally and globally.

K-GLO-B2.

Recognize that scientific and technological endeavors have been and continue to be influenced by human needs and the societal context of the time

K-GLO-B3.

Identify the factors that affect health and explain the relationships among personal habits, lifestyle choices, and human health, both individual and social

K-GLO-B4.

Demonstrate a knowledge of, and personal consideration for, a range of possible science- and technology-related interests, hobbies, and careers

K-GLO-B5.

Identify and demonstrate actions that promote a sustainable environment, society and economy, both locally and globally

K-GLO-C1.

Recognize safety symbols and practices related to scientific and technological activities and to their daily lives, and apply this knowledge in appropriate situations

K-GLO-C2.

Demonstrate appropriate scientific inquiry skills when seeking answers to questions

K-GLO-C3.

Demonstrate appropriate problem-solving skills while seeking solutions to technological challenges

K-GLO-C4.

Demonstrate appropriate critical thinking and decision-making skills when choosing a course of action based on scientific and technological information

K-GLO-C5.

Demonstrate curiosity, scepticism, creativity, open-mindedness, accuracy, precision, honesty, and persistence, and appreciate their importance as scientific and technological habits of mind

K-GLO-C6.

Employ effective communication skills and utilize information technology to gather and share scientific and technological ideas and data

K-GLO-C8.

Evaluate, from a scientific perspective, information and ideas encountered during investigations and in daily life

K-GLO-D1.

Understand essential life structures and processes pertaining to a wide variety of organisms, including humans

K-GLO-D2.

Understand various biotic and abiotic components of ecosystems, as well as their interaction and interdependence within ecosystems and within the biosphere as a whole

K-GLO-D3.

Understand the properties and structures of matter as well as various common manifestations and applications of the actions and interactions of matter

K-GLO-D4.

Understand how stability, motion, forces, and energy transfers and transformations play a role in a wide range of natural and constructed contexts

K-GLO-D5.

Understand the composition of the Earth's atmosphere, hydrosphere, and lithosphere, as well as the processes involved within and between them

K-GLO-D6.

Understand the composition of the universe, the interactions within it, and the impacts of humankind's continued attempts to understand and explore it

K-GLO-E1.

Describe and appreciate the similarity and diversity of forms, functions, and patterns within the natural and constructed world

K-GLO-E2.

Describe and appreciate how the natural and constructed world is made up of systems and how interactions take place within and among these systems

K-GLO-E3.

Recognize that characteristics of materials and systems can remain constant or change over time, and describe the conditions and processes involved

K-GLO-E4.

Recognize that energy, whether transmitted or transformed, is the driving force of both movement and change, and is inherent within materials and in the interactions among them

K-K-0-1b.

Make predictions as to what might happen during explorations. (GLO: A1, C2)

K-K-0-1c.

Recognize a practical problem in a given context. (GLO: C3)

K-K-0-2a.

Seek information from others. (GLO: C6)

K-K-0-2b.

Compare gathered ideas and information to personal knowledge. (GLO: C6, C8)

K-K-0-3b.

Develop, as a class, limited criteria to evaluate an object based on its function. (GLO: C3, C7)

K-K-0-4b.

Construct an object to solve a problem or meet a need. (GLO: C3)

K-K-0-4c.

Identify, with guidance, improvements to an object with respect to pre-determined criteria. (GLO: C3)

K-K-0-4g.

Follow given safety procedures and rules. (GLO: C1)

K-K-0-5a.

Observe using one or a combination of senses. (GLO: C2)

K-K-0-5b.

Describe the duration of events. (GLO: C2, C3)

K-K-0-5c.

Record observations using drawings. (GLO: C6)

K-K-0-7a.

Recognize connections between new experiences and prior knowledge. (GLO: A2)

K-K-0-7b.

Describe, in a variety of ways, what was done and what was observed. (GLO: C6)

K-K-0-8a.

Recognize that learning can come from careful observations and investigations. (GLO: A1, A2, C2)

K-K-0-9a.

Be open minded while exploring. (GLO: C5)

K-K-0-9b.

Willingly observe, question, and explore. (GLO: C5)

K-K-0-9c.

Express enjoyment of science-related classroom activities. (GLO: C5)

K-K-1-01.

Use appropriate vocabulary related to their investigations of trees. (GLO: C5, D1, D5)

K-K-1-02.

Identify ways in which humans and other animals use trees. (GLO: B1)

K-K-1-03.

Identify and describe basic parts of a tree. (GLO: D1, E2)

K-K-1-04.

Explore, sort, and classify leaves, using their own classification system. (GLO: C2, D1, E1)

K-K-1-05.

Name and describe each of the four seasons. (GLO: D6)

K-K-1-06.

Recognize that some trees lose their leaves in the fall, while others do not. (GLO: D1)

K-K-1-07.

Describe seasonal changes in the life of a tree. (GLO: D1)

K-K-1-08.

Investigate to determine that many trees produce seeds which are dispersed and may grow into new trees. (GLO: C2, D1)

K-K-2-01.

Use appropriate vocabulary related to their investigations of colours. (GLO: C6, D3)

K-K-2-02.

Sort and classify objects by colour. (GLO: C2, D3)

K-K-2-03.

Compare and contrast colours using appropriate terms. (GLO: C2, D3)

K-K-2-04.

Order a group of objects based on a given colour criterion. (GLO: C2, D3)

K-K-2-05.

Predict and describe changes in colour that result from the mixing of primary colours and from mixing a primary colour with white or black. (GLO: C2, D3)

K-K-2-06.

Create a colour to match a given sample by mixing the appropriate amounts of two primary colours. (GLO: C3, D3)

K-K-2-07.

Explore to identify and describe colours found in their environment. (GLO: C2, D3)

K-K-3-01.

Use appropriate vocabulary related to their investigations of paper. Include: characteristic, thick, thin, hard, soft, smooth, rough, absorbent, pliable

K-K-3-02.

Identify kinds of paper that can be found in the classroom. Examples: drawing paper, paper towels, paper plates, books, newspaper, cardboard, tissue paper

K-K-3-03.

Recognize that paper is most often made from trees.

K-K-3-04.

Observe and compare characteristics of different kinds of paper. Examples: compare colour, thickness, stiffness, texture

K-K-3-05.

Compare characteristics of different kinds of paper that make them easy or difficult to cut, tear, or fold. Examples:cardboard is thicker than newsprint and harder to fold

K-K-3-06.

Explore to determine an appropriate kind of paper for a particular task. Examples: paper towels are useful for soaking up spills

K.N.1.

Say the number sequence by 1s, starting anywhere from 1 to 30 and from 10 to 1. [C, CN, V]

K.N.1.1.

Recite the number sequence from 1 to 30 and from 10 to 1.

K.N.1.2.

Name the number that comes after a given number, 1 to 9.

K.N.1.3.

Name the number that comes before a given number, 2 to 10.

K.N.1.4.

Recite number names from a given number to a stated number (forward from 1 to 10, backward from 10 to 1) using visual aids.

K.N.2.

Subitize and name familiar arrangements of 1 to 6 dots (or objects). [C, CN, ME, V]

K.N.2.1.

Look briefly at a given familiar arrangement of 1 to 6 dots (or objects), and identify the number represented without counting.

K.N.2.2.

Identify the number represented by a given dot arrangement on a five frame, and describe the number's relationship to 5.

K.N.2.3.

Identify the number represented by a given dot arrangement on a five frame, and identify the numbers that are one more and one less.

K.N.3.

Relate a numeral, 1 to 10, to its respective quantity. [CN, R, V]

K.N.3.1.

Construct a set of objects corresponding to a given numeral.

K.N.3.2.

Name the number for a set of objects.

K.N.3.3.

Hold up the appropriate number of fingers for a given numeral.

K.N.3.4.

Match numerals with their pictorial representations.

K.N.4.

Represent and describe numbers 2 to 10 in two parts, concretely and pictorially. [C, CN, ME, R, V]

K.N.4.1.

Show a number as two parts, using fingers, counters, or other objects, and name the number of objects in each part.

K.N.4.2.

Show a number as two parts using pictures, and name the number of objects in each part.

K.N.5.

Demonstrate an understanding of counting to 10 by: indicating that the last number said identifies"how many"; showing that any set has only one count [C, CN, ME, R, V]

K.N.5.1.

Answer the question,"How many are in the set?" using the last number counted in a set.

K.N.5.2.

Show that the count of the number of objects in a set does not change regardless of the order in which the objects are counted.

K.N.5.3.

Count the number of objects in a given set, rearrange the objects, predict the new count, and recount to verify the prediction.

K.N.6.

Compare quantities, 1 to 10, using one-to-one correspondence; by ordering numbers representing different quantities [C, CN, V]

K.N.6.1.

Construct a set to show more than, fewer than, or as many as a given set.

K.N.6.2.

Compare two sets through direct comparison, and describe the sets using words such as"more,""fewer,""as many as," or"the same number."

K.N.6.3.

Order quantities using objects, five frames, ten frames, or dot cards.

K.N.6.4.

Order, using at least two benchmarks, numerals 1 to 10 on a vertical or horizontal number line.

K.PR.1.

Demonstrate an understanding of repeating patterns (two or three elements) by: identifying; reproducing; extending; creating patterns using manipulatives, sounds, and actions. [C, CN, PS, V]

K.PR.1.1.

Distinguish between repeating patterns and non-repeating sequences in a set by identifying the part that repeats.

K.PR.1.2.

Copy a repeating pattern (e.g., actions, sound, colour, size, shape, orientation) and describe the pattern.

K.PR.1.3.

Extend a variety of repeating patterns to two more repetitions.

K.PR.1.4.

Create a repeating pattern using manipulatives, musical instruments, or actions, and describe the pattern.

K.PR.1.5.

Identify and describe a repeating pattern in the classroom, the school, and outdoors (e.g., in a familiar song, in a nursery rhyme).

K.SS.1.

Use direct comparison to compare two objects based on a single attribute, such as length (height), mass (weight), and volume (capacity). [C, CN, PS, R, V]

K.SS.1.1.

Compare the length (height) of two objects, and explain the comparison using the words"shorter,""longer (taller)," or"almost the same."

K.SS.1.2.

Compare the mass (weight) of two objects, and explain the comparison using the words"lighter,""heavier," or"almost the same."

K.SS.1.3.

Compare the volume (capacity) of two objects, and explain the comparison using the words"less,""more,""bigger,""smaller," or"almost the same."

K.SS.2.

Sort 3-D objects using a single attribute. [C, CN, PS, R, V]

K.SS.2.1.

Sort a set of familiar 3-D objects using a single attribute, such as size or shape, and explain the sorting rule.

K.SS.2.2.

Determine the difference between two pre-sorted sets by explaining a sorting rule used to sort them.

K.SS.3.

Build and describe 3-D objects. [CN, PS, V]

K.SS.3.2.

Describe a 3-D object using words such as"big,""little,""round,""like a box," and"like a can."