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Kindergarten at Cabrillo


Mr C's Class

GATE Nurturing Program:

o Differentiated Teaching

o Focus on multiple perspectives, ethics, language of the discipline, & unanswered questions

o Strategies to enrich, stimulate, and enhance content


Rigorous Content Based on Standards:

o Literacy 

  • Alphabet & using sight words to construct sentences
  • Integrated social studies, science & art units
  • Raz Kids - computer based reading program
  • Response to literacy with comprehension

o Math

  • ST Math - proven way for your child to enjoy mastering difficult math concepts & multi-step problem solving using computers
  • Number sense to 30
  • Strategies for problem solving
  • Exposure to algebra, number sense, mathematical thinking, & geometry

o Science

  • Hands-on experiments – pond study, plant life cycles
  • Project Lead The Way - a national science program that provides project-based learning for students
  • Science journals
  • Outdoor science studies
  • Students raise, study & care for fish, snails, sow bugs & worms in classroom
  • Students perform long-term investigations comparing & contrasting physical needs of classroom animals

o Social Studies

  • Community awareness & good citizenship
  • Map skills
  • American Symbols
  • Lifelong ago to today, 
  • Rules and Laws



Cutting Edge Technology

o Computers in each classroom

o Kindergarten, first, & second grade computer lab, featuring 30 computers

o iPad

o Document cameras

o Math & Reading computer lab to extend classroom curriculum

Community Support and Involvement:

o Navy Partnership in Education

o Community Volunteers

o Point Loma Nazarene University student tutors

o Parent Volunteers

Field Trips and Enrichment:
o Visual & Performing Arts - Music

o Reuben H. Fleet Science Center Outreach Programs

o San Diego Zoo 

o Nature Walk &  Outdoor Science Study on school grounds