DACS Pre-K4/K5 Program

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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

December 10 -December 14, 2018

Contact us today to get your child enrolled!

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Contact Info

School Campus 2959 Duluth Highway 120 Duluth, GA 30096

Phone: 1.770.497.8607

Web: Dacsisgreat.com

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