Kindergarten

Kindergarten Overview

Teacher Demographics

  • 100% Degreed in Elementary Education
  • 15 years total tenure, 6 years with The Sloan School

Curriculum

  • Phonics-based, highly regarded A Beka curriculum

Student Teacher Ratio

  • 1:20 or 2:26

Schedule/Hours

  • Monday through Friday
    8:00 am – 2:50 p.m.
  • Before and After School Care available

Other

  • Lunch: Nutritious lunch provided each day
  • Snacks: Non-sweet snack at 9 a.m./Sweet snack at 3 p.m.

KIndergarten Curriculum

Language Arts

Phonics and Reading
  • Recognition of name, sound, and picture for short and long vowels and consonants
  • Sounding of blends and one- and two-vowel words, and words with special vowels
  • Beginning phonics rules and special sounds
  • Reading of sentences and stories from twelve books containing one and two-vowel words and special words
Language
  • Recognition of sentences by capital letters and periods
Writing
  • Formation of letters, blends and words
  • Writing of first name
Poetry
  • Thirteen poems committed to memory

Science

Plants
  • God’s plan for seeds
Animals
  • God’s plan for animals
  • God’s plan for the seashore
Health and Human Biology
  • God’s plan for me
Earth and Space
  • God’s plan for weather
  • God’s plan for seasons

Social Studies

  • Community Helpers
  • Children of the world
  • America: Our Great Country (map studies, famous Americans and places)

Science

  • Number recognition and counting 1-100
  • Number concepts 1-100
  • Numbers before and after 1-100
  • Numbers largest and smallest 1-100
  • Counting and writing by twos, fives and tens to 100
  • Number sequences by ones
  • Using number words 1-10 and first-tenth
  • Value of coins and dollar bill
  • Telling time
  • Using the calendar
  • Days of the week
  • Addition facts through 10
  • One-step story problems in addition
  • Beginning subtraction

Bible

  • Hymns/choruses
  • Memory verses
  • Bible Doctrine
  • Lessons such as Salvation series, Genesis, Life of Christ

Activites

  • Chapel
  • Spanish
  • Art
  • Music
  • Gymnastics
  • Field Trips

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