pre-K Classes

Our pre-k classes are set up for those children who will be entering kindergarten the following year. The children enjoy art class, creative movement, indoor and outdoor play, Bible story, and circle time.

The curriculum presents interactive, hands-on learning—with an emphasis on having fun together as a class. Daily math, phonics, and pre-reading lessons are interspersed with age-appropriate music, science, language arts, heritage studies, and handwriting segments.

Pre-Reading
• Language acquisition and
development
• Recognition of alphabet
letters
• Phonemic awareness of
alphabet sounds /a/-/z/
• Letter-sound recognition
of medial short vowel
sounds; initial and final
consonants
• Optional beginning reading
strand for eager learners

Listening and Literature
• Traditional literature;
realistic and fanciful prose
and poetry; nursery rhymes
• Vocabulary development
and enrichment
• Auditory memory; sound by
direction, pitch, tempo, and
volume; rhyming words
• Listening questions to
develop comprehension
• Dictation of group writing
experiences; sentence
completions; sequencing of
story

Handwriting
• Correct posture, pencil
hold, and paper placement
• Prewriting skills; finger
tracing and pencil tracking
of left-to-right, vertical,
horizontal, diagonal, zigzag,
and curved line
• Uppercase and lowercase
PreCursive alphabet;
numbers 0-12

Mathematics
• Number recognition 0-20;
counting to 100; shape
recognition; pattern
sequencing; color
sequencing
• Calendar, clock, coins,
measurement, dot patterns,
number sets, number line,
ordinals, fractions
• Position words

Social Studies
• Concepts of God's plan for
the child and his family
• Patriotism, patriotic
symbols, holidays
• Community helpers,
transportation

Science
•Environment: seasonal
changes of plants and
animals; animal families and
animal homes
• Hands-on: experiments,
cooking, weather, space,
magnets

Art
Art suggestions and craft activities correlated with unit themes

Motor
Fine and gross motor development activities; games, action rhymes, and action songs

Music
• Songs, rhymes, and musical
games
• Additional music strand to
complement lessons through
movement, rhythm
instruments, retelling of
stories, games, and songs