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Blue Bunnies

(6 months to 23 months)

Class Objectives

Students in the Nursery will work towards developing:

  • Eye/hand coordination

  • Classifying objects (generalizing, categorizing)

  • Visual discrimination (same, different)

  • Spatial awareness (in, out, on, over, etc…)

  • Fine motor skills (grasping, stacking, etc…)

  • Gross motor skills (walking, climbing, throwing, running)

  • Oral language (express thoughts appropriately, labeling objects)

  • Reading readiness (appreciating books, stories, etc…)

  • Imaginative play

  • Appropriate social behavior in a group setting

  • Appropriate interaction with other children of like age

  • Appropriate respect and obedience to authority

  • Basic life skills (including washing, self dressing, potty trainingSelf feeding, etc…)

  • Develop appreciation for music

Green Grasshoppers

(2 years)

Class Objectives

Students in Primary 1 will work towards developing:

Recite the letters of the alphabet
Work at a task for 5 minutes
Ability to grip pencils, crayons, and markers correctly
Puzzles containing individual pieces
Use glue properly (glue sticks)
Identify colors
Identify shapes
Identify different sizes 
Follow simple two step verbal directions
Listen to a story well
Identify two or three step sequences of a story
Ability to rote count to 10
Recognize numbers to 10
Count objects to 10
Group like objects
Familiar with terms:         
around                   front/back          inside/outside
first/last                 under/over          far/near
in/out                     here/there           open/close
next/to                   up/down             top/bottom
high/low                middle                to/from
above/below          off/on                 never/always
yesterday               today                  before/after
morning/night      same/different   other

Verbally express needs appropriately.
Recognize own name.
Develop appreciation for music.

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Red Robins

(2.5-3.5 years)

Class Objectives

Students in Primary 2 will work towards developing:

Recite the letters of the alphabet
Work at a task for 5 minutes
Ability to grip pencils, crayons, and markers correctly
Puzzles containing individual pieces
Use glue properly (glue sticks)
Identify colors
Identify shapes
Identify different sizes 
Follow simple two step verbal directions
Listen to a story well
Identify two or three step sequences of a story
Ability to rote count to 10
Recognize numbers to 10
Count objects to 10
Group like objects
Familiar with terms:         
around                   front/back          inside/outside
first/last                 under/over          far/near
in/out                     here/there           open/close
next/to                   up/down             top/bottom
high/low                middle                to/from
above/below          off/on                 never/always
yesterday               today                  before/after
morning/night      same/different   other

Verbally express needs appropriately.
Recognize own name.
Develop appreciation for music.

Purple Pandas

 (3.5-4 years)

Class Objectives

Students in Primary 3 will work towards developing:

Recite ABC’s
Recognize letters and numbers
Work at a task for 5-7 minutes
Hold pencils, crayons, and markers correctly
Put together 6-10 piece puzzle    
Use glue properly
Tries to cut with scissors
Identify colors, shapes, different sizes: group like objects
Sort by color and size  
Follow three and four  step verbal instructions
Listen to a complete story
Begin to order the events of a story (comprehension)
Rote count to 20
Recognize numbers to 20
Group like objects

Introduce Concepts:
Around                front/back             inside/outside   more/less
first/last              under/over            far/near            how many?
in/out                  here/there              open/close      alike/different
next/to                up/down               top/bottom       big/little  
high/low             middle                  to/from             first/last
above/below      off/on                    never/always    tomorrow
yesterday            today                    before/after      in all
morning/night

Verbally express needs appropriately 
Recognize and orally spell own name 
Develop appreciation for music

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Orange Owls

(4-5 years)

Class Objectives

Students in Pre-K will work towards developing:

1. Recites alphabet orally.
2. Matches capitals and lowercase letters
3. Recognizes letters and their sounds
4. Recognizes the difference between a vowel 
and a consonant
4. Pronounces correct short vowel sounds
5. Identifies beginning sounds in words
6. Identifies ending sounds in words
7. Reads color words
8. Reads number words
9.  Correctly writes first and last name
10.  Exposed to different forms of literature: poetry, finger plays, ets…
11.  Ability to grip pencils, crayons, and markers properly
12.  Knows to move left to right across the page.
13.  Works at a task for 5 to 10 minutes.
14.  Follows through on task from beginning to end.
15.  Puts together a 6 to 10 piece puzzle.
16.  Cuts with scissors on a straight, curved, and zigzag lines.
17.  Uses glue properly.
18.  Identifies colors.
19.  Identifies shapes.
20.  Follows simple verbal directions.
21.  Listen to a story well.
22.  Organizes a picture sequence and tells a story about it.
23.  Knows left and right hand.
24.  Has been introduced to tying shoes.
25.  Ability to rote count to 50.
26.  Name recognition of numbers 1-20.
27.  Counts objects in a group to 10.
28.  Group objects in sets.
29.  Understands the following concepts.
Around                front/back             inside/outside   more/less
    first/last              under/over            far/near            how many?
    in/out                  here/there              open/close      alike/different
    next/to                up/down               top/bottom       big/little  
    high/low             middle                  to/from             first/last
    above/below      off/on                    never/always    tomorrow
    yesterday            today                    before/after      in all
    morning/night 
30.  Understands concepts of patterns.
31.  Knows numerals in sequences.
32.  Develop an appreciation for music and rhythm.
33.  Understands basic scientific terms (Time, weight, temperature, etc.)

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