The Kindergarten curriculum at St. Charles includes both academic and religious study, including: English/language arts, math, science, social studies, and religion.

Our Kindergarten teachers are Jane Malone-Miller and Kristen Noll.

Kindergarten Academic Study

English/Language Arts

English/Language Arts

  • Recognize and name all uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
  • Knows consonant and vowel sounds
  • High frequency word vocabulary
  • Distinguish beginning and ending sounds
  • Follow words from left to right, top to bottom and page by page
  • Form alphabet letters correctly
  • Distinguish rhyming words
  • Phonics
  • Identify setting, characters and main events of a story
  • Define the role of the author and illustrator in telling a story
  • Recall key details in a text and retell a story
  • Read emergent reader texts
  • Reading comprehension strategies


  • Read, write and represent whole numbers, from 0 to at least 31
  • Count, with or without objects, forward and backward to at least 20
  • Use ordinal numbers to state an object’s position in a sequence
  • Compare numbers using greater than, less than and equal to
  • Compare and order whole numbers, with and without objects, from 0-20
  • Find a number that is 1 more or 1 less than a given number
  • Use objects and draw pictures to find the sums and differences of numbers between 0 and 10
  • Compose and decompose numbers up to 10 with objects and pictures
  • Create and extend patterns
  • Recognize basic two- and three-dimensional shapes
  • Sort objects using characteristics such as shape, size and color
  • Use shapes to model real-world objects
  • Use words to compare objects according to length, size, weight and position
  • Order objects according to length, weight and capacity


  • Identify the five senses and their function
  • Understand the similarities and differences of common plants
  • Understand the characteristics of living and non-living things in relation to our physical environment
  • Develop and awareness of the importance of nutritional and dental care in daily life
  • Understand matter


Social Studies

Social Studies

  • School Time: School Helpers and Tools
  • Follow the Rules: Rules, Leaders, and Community Helpers
  • My Place on Earth: Maps and Globes—Land, Water and Natural Resources; Where I Live
  • Looking at People: Families, Languages, Customs and Celebrations
  • Long Ago and Today: Holidays, Heroes and Tools/Technology
  • State of MN: State Symbols
  • Workers All Around: Jobs and Volunteerism, Trading, Money Spending and Saving Money


  • Colors: red, blue, yellow, green
  • Numbers through 20
  • Simple sayings, such as hello, good-bye, Merry Christmas, etc.
  • Blessed Juan Diego
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe
  • Las Posadas
  • Mexican Fiestas
  • Mexican Traditions and Stories
  • Mexican Crafts
Kindergarten Religious Study

Kindergarten Religious Study

  • The Blessed Trinity
  • Creation
  • I am Special to God, Who Made Me
  • Ten Commandments
  • Love Others As God Loves You
  • The Church is God’s House
  • Sin, Baptism, Forgiveness
  • Prayer, The Rosary
  • Mass
  • Jesus is God the Son
  • Miracles of Jesus
  • Jesus says,”Come Follow Me”
  • Jesus, Our Example
  • Faith and Trust
  • After Death There Is Life
  • God Should Come First In Our Lives
  • God Cares for Us And All He Has Made
  • All Saints’ Day, Thanksgiving, Advent, Christmas, Lent, Palm Sunday, Holy Week, Easter
Kindergarten Computer Lab

Kindergarten Computer Lab

  • Learning How to Use the Space Bar, the Return Button, the Delete Button, and the Shift Button
  • Letter and Number Keys
  • How to Capitalize Letters
  • How to Type Your First and Last Name
  • How to Type A Sentence with Capitalization and Punctuation
  • The Use of Games and Activities Online that Support Kindergarten Academic Goals, Like Letter and Number Recognition, General Math Skills, Sight Words, etc.

St. Charles school is supported by St. Charles Borromeo Parish in St. Anthony Village, MN.  At St. Charles we provide a solid foundation of Faith & Knowledge for Life.  To schedule a tour, request more information, or enroll a student, please contact us by email or phone (612) 781-2643Spanish option: Si prefiere una respuesta de alguien que habla espanol, por favor indiquelo en su mensaje.