MCPS Pre-K / VPK Curriculum


Frogstreet Prekindergarten
Curriculum Overview

Frog Street Pre-K curriculum was vetted by teachers, paraprofessionals, parents, administrators, and other stakeholders in 2021, and adopted as Marion County Public Schools' Prekindergarten curriculum during the 2021-2022 school year. Frog Street is a comprehensive, dual-language program designed to meet the needs of diverse learners, while supporting 10 learning domains. This engaging, interactive program celebrates the joy of learning while children travel down the road to success.

Frog Street is organized around 9 thematic units, integrating literacy, math, science, social studies, social-emotional connections, STEAM, technology, assessment, and family engagement.

Frog Street pairs intentional instruction with meaningful opportunities for children to engage and interact through hands-on explorations.

Dr. Becky Bailey's Conscious Discipline® strategies are incorporated daily to build a strong social-emotional foundation from which children can learn to solve conflicts and manage their emotions.

Steam Science Literacy Mathematics Problem-Solving

Heggerty Phonemic Awareness Supplemental Early Literacy Curriculum

HeggertyPhonemic Awareness is a whole group warm-up activity for systematic and explicit phonological awareness instruction. Heggerty’s mini-lessons include teacher modeling and support, where the teacher models the skills for the students and then gradually release responsibility to the learner.

The skills that are taught within the Heggerty Phonemic Awareness curriculum are rhyme, initial phoneme isolation, blending, phoneme isolation: final or medial sound, segmenting, adding, deleting, and substituting.