Welcome to Our Pre-K4/5 Program!

Hello everyone, my name is Zonila Robinson and I am so excited to welcome your child into my classroom.  I am looking forward to a great year working with your child.  I am a firm believer that children learn best when teacher, parent, and child work together to accomplish a goal. 

The following are some of  what is covered in our Pre-K4/5 program

  • Language acquisition and development
  • Recognition of alphabet letters
  • Phonemic awareness
  • Letter–sound recognition
  • Traditional literature; poetry, and nursery rhymes
  • Vocabulary development
  • Handwriting – posture, pencil hold, and paper placement
  • Number recognition 0–20; counting to 100
  • Calendar, clock, coins, and measurement
  • Concepts of God’s plan
  • Environment: seasonal changes of plants and animals
  • Biblical emphasis and character development

CURRICULUM

PRE-READING

  • Language acquisition and development
  • Recognition of alphabet letters (upper & lowercase)
  • 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, poetry, and nursery rhymes
  • Vocabulary development and enrichment
  • Auditory memory; sound by direction, pitch, tempo, and volume; rhyming words
  • Listening questions to develop literal, interpretive, critical, and appreciative comprehension
  • Dictation of group–writing experiences; sentence completions; sequencing of stories  

HANDWRITING

  • Correct posture, pencil hold, and paper placement
  • Prewriting skills; finger tracing and pencil tracking of left–to–right, vertical, horizontal, diagonal, zig–zag, and curved
    line
  • Numerals 0–10

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, and fractions
  • Position words

HERITAGE STUDIES

  • Concepts of God’s plan for the child and his or her family
  • Community helpers, and transportation

SCIENCE

  • Environment: seasonal changes of plants and animals; animal families and animal homes
  • Hands–on: experiments, weather, space, and magnets
  • Art suggestions and craft activities correlated with unit themes

MOTOR SKILLS

  • 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

Resources

Take a look at some of the things that we do every day.

DAILY SCHEDULE

FULL DAY
Mondays through Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 2:45 p.m.
(Extended day activities 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.)
Fridays – 8:00 a.m. – 2:25p.m.

8:00–8:30 a.m.
Circle Time
Welcome, Attendance, Lunch count, Pledges, Helpers, Weather and Calendar

8:30–8:45 a.m.
Bible Time (Worship and learning about God’s Way)

8:45–9:00 a.m.
Language Arts: Depending on the day, this section will include social studies/science, pre-reading, listening, colors, rhymes and more.

9:00–9:10 a.m.
Restroom Break

9:40 a.m. 10:05 a.m.
Centers Language Arts (continued)

10:05–10:15 a.m.
Handwriting

10:15–10:25 a.m.
Restroom Break

10:25–10:35 a.m.
Morning Snack (Fruits)

10:35–11:05 a.m.
Recess

11:05–11:30 a.m.
Math

11:30–12:15 p.m.
Lunch

12:15 – 12:25 p.m.
Restroom Break

12:25–12:45 p.m.
Story and Rhyme Time

12:45–1:45 p.m.
Nap Time

1:45–1:55 p.m.
Restroom Break and Afternoon Snack

1:55–2:35 p.m.
Outdoor Play (or additional crafts and games and review of morning skills and concepts in the learning centers)

2:35–2:45 p.m.
Prayer and Dismissal

Praise & Worship

Here is a collection of videos that we all participate in. We love to start our day praising our Lord and Savior!

CLASSROOM NEWS & EVENTS

January 14th, – January 17th, 2020

Please note the following:
This week’s shared reading book is entitled “Come Meet the Moon” (Non-Fiction). Last week we had a blast reading “Ant and Grasshopper” (Fiction).  Each week for shared reading, each student will be given a book on Monday for the entire week for reading and doing simple assignments each night. These books are to be taken to school daily.
Monday – Students are to read with their parents or an adult
Tuesday – Read the book again.  also please encourage students to read books in their reading rooms on Raz-Plus.
Wednesday – We will review vocabulary words in class and talk about the main idea (please do the same at home). Words such as rocket, moon, rocks, craters, air, dust, neighbor,rain, earth,
Thursday – Read the book and find all the words that have the initial consonant sound Mm, write it in their writing books.   Then have students write a sentence with as many words that begin with Mm. For example, Mary misses her mom.  Please remind students to date their work using the short date form.

Contact us today to get your child enrolled!

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