Language Arts - A Beka

Phonics & Reading

  • Recognition of name, sound, and picture of long and short vowels and consonants
  • Sounding of blends, one-vowel and two-vowel words, and consonant blend words
  • Beginning phonics rules and spellings
  • Reading of sentences and stories with one-vowel and two-vowel words, consonant blends and special sounds
  • Illustrate sentences after reading

Manuscript Writing

  • Letters, blends, words and sentences
  • First and last name

Language

  • Recognition

Science

Hands-on experiments and demonstrations on science and engineering topics such as: snowshoe hares and animal camouflage, how and why leaves change color, the composition and purpose of tree bark, how duck feathers repel water, different kinds of force (alligator teeth), hibernation, night vision of some animals, how butterflies eat, how spiders travel on silk threads, etc.


Arithmetic - Saxon

Whole Number Concepts & Operations

  • Numeration
  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Number sense, estimation strategies, and mental math strategies

Geometry

  • Plane and solid shapes
  • Classification
  • Patterns

Measurement, Time, and Money Mathematical Processes

  • Adding of money
  • Money recognition
  • Digital and analog time concepts and clocks
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Reasoning

Data & Statistics

  • Graphing
  • Data & Statistics

Bible - A Beka

  • Choruses
  • Memory verses
  • Bible doctrine
  • Lessons on Salvation Series, Genesis, Life

Enrichment Classes taught by Specialists

  • Spanish
  • Music
  • Library
  • Science Lab
  • P.E.
  • Chapel

Kindergarten Homework

  • Weekly Bible memory verse
  • November through January - Blend Book weekly assignments
  • January through June - Reading books go home weekly
  • Practice papers sent home with those who need reinforcement
  • "Question of the Week"