Pre-Kindergarten

Learning to Learn

  • Ways to handle a book
  • letter recognition, sounds, and rhyming
  • Simple sentence structure
  • Simple addition and subtraction
  • Phonics
  • Handwriting
  • Develop a love for reading

Social Skills

  • Effective social skills to develop a positive relationship with others
  • Positive attitude toward learning
  • Self-motivation for learning
  • Ability to set goals and develop and follow through on plans
  • Self-regulation of attention and behavior
  • Listening skills
  • Understanding, accepting, and following rules and routines
  • Finding more than one solution to a question

Language and Literacy

  • Develop oral language skills
  • Develop vocabulary
  • Conversations with other children and adults
  • Develop motivation to read

Healthy Living & Wellness

  • Good nutritional practices
  • Management of personal belongings
  • Ability to dress oneself appropriately
  • Personal hygiene, such as washing one’s hands and blowing one’s nose

Character Education

  • Positive mental attitude
  • Respect for others
  • Cooperation
  • Honesty
  • Trustworthiness
  • Proficiency in language
  • Literacy skills related to writing and reading
  • Identify letters of the alphabet
  • Listening comprehension
  • Print awareness
    • Doing things for themselves
    • Taking responsibility for passing out, collecting, and organizing materials
    • Learning self-directionWays to use and appreciate books Character Education
      • Positive mental attitude
      • Respect for others
      • Cooperation
      • Honesty
      • Trustworthiness

      Wellness and Healthy Living

      When children are not healthy, they cannot achieve their best. Helping children learn healthy habits will help them do well in school. Healthy habits include the following:

      • Good nutritional practices
      • Management of personal belongings
      • Ability to dress oneself appropriately
      • Personal hygiene, such as washing one’s hands and blowing one’s nose

Independence

Skills of independence help children have the confidence they need to achieve in school activities:

  • Doing things for themselves
  • Taking responsibility for passing out, collecting, and organizing materials
  • Learning self-direction

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