Kindergarten

Kindergarten Overview

Teacher Demographics

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

Teacher:Student Ratio

1:20

Advanced Curriculum

Phonics-based, highly regarded A Beka curriculum

Schedule and Hours

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

Other Info

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 of 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
Writing
      • Formation of letters, blends, words and sentences
      • Writing of full name
Poetry
      • Thirteen poems committed to memory
Language
      • Recognition of sentences by capital letters and periods

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)

ARITHMETIC

    • 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

ACTIVITIES

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