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Elementary Education

Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

Kindergarten Registration: Contact your elementary school for more information. Essential Enrollment information

Curriculum Resources (What We Teach)
These resources identify what we teach to all students in our elementary schools.

Kindergarten First Grade Second Grade Third Grade Fourth Grade Fifth Grade

Instructional Resources (How We Teach)
These resources include documents and materials for improving instruction in the Kenton County School District elementary schools.

Kentucky Core Academic Standards Resources

Protocol for Using "I Can Statements"
Kentucky Core Academic Standards for Mathematics
Kentucky Core Academic Standards for English Language Arts
ELA Appendix A
ELA Appendix B
ELA Appendix C
ELA Glossary of Terms
Math Glossary of Terms
Math Manipulative List Grades K-5

Next Generation Science Standards
Literary Devices Booklist
NGSS Booklist

Vocabulary Flashcards
These cards are created to be copied 2 sided:

Dance Drama Assessment
Practical Living Music Visual Arts

Lexile Resources
Instructions to Lexile Text
Updated Grade Level Bands -updated 8/24/16
Lexile Website


LDC Rubric Narrative
LDC Rubric Opinion
LDC Rubric Informational or Explanatory

Writing Continuum Grades K-5
Writing Continuum Grades K-5 with notes for Read 180
Narrative Writing Rubric Grades 3-5
Narrative Writing Rubric Grades K-2
Informative Writing Rubric Grades 3-5
Informative Writing Rubric Grades K-2
Opinion Writing Rubric Grades 3-5
Opinion Writing Rubric Grades K-2
KDE On Demand Writing Rubric
Blank 4 Square Template

On Demand Resources
Four Square Writing with the C-A-T strategy
Blank On Demand Writing Template
On Demand Writing Response Paper 


Smartboard Resources
Maximizing SMART Boards as interactive hands-on, minds-on technology tools support students as they demonstrate what they know in multiple ways. You will find links to established lessons and to template files you can download and use right in your SMART Notebook software.

Instructional Technology
Kenton County Schools provides technology support to teachers by offering professional development and professional growth opportunities. These sessions occur in large group, small group and individual teacher settings.

School Based Decision Making Councils