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Program Curriculum

Reading

  • Following directions
  • Identifying upper and lower case letters
  • Associating letters and sounds: consonants and vowels
  • Analyzing phonetic
  • Distinguishing between real and pretend, fiction and non-fiction

Writing

  • Developing listening and speaking skills
  • Identifying front/back cover, title page of book
  • Story writing and illustrations
  • Journal writing
  • Making a book: cover, title, author, story (beginning, middle and end) , illustrations
  • Developmental spelling skills
  • Matching printed word to spoken word
  • Writing upper and lower case letters
  • Recognizing rhyming words and generating rhymes
  • Counting the number of words in a sentence
  • Clapping the number of syllables in a word
  • Noting directionality: left/right, top/bottom
  • Introducing punctuation

Library

  • Listening, understanding and remembering
  • Story telling and re-enacting
  • Language enrichment
  • Introducing famous authors
  • Thematic literature
  • Group projects
  • French literature
  • Multicultural literature

French

  • Developing strong listening skills - Language lab
  • Building extensive vocabulary
  • Formulating complete sentences
  • Asking and answering questions
  • Songs, comptines (rhymes) and poems
  • Re-enacting stories
  • Mastery of greetings, courtesy, basic classroom activities: weather, calendar, job chart, etc.
  • Culture and traditions
  • Familiarity with France as a country: map, flag, specialties

Math

  • Counting and recognizing numbers 0 to 100
  • One to one correspondence
  • Comparing and ordering numbers using the vocabulary: greater than, less than, more and less
  • Forming numbers from 0 to 100
  • Identifying patterns
  • Creating and extending patterns
  • Simple addition and subtraction
  • Simple fractions
  • Graphing and estimating
  • Measurement
  • Exploring spatial relationships
  • Identifying and drawing simple and more complex geometric shapes
  • Calendar awareness
  • Telling time
  • Problem solving

Science

  • Life-cycles
  • Metamorphosis and growth
  • Plants and animals
  • Human body
  • Weather
  • Nature: land, sea and sky
  • Environmental awareness: recycling, endangered species, pollution…

Geography and History

  • Knowing self, family and community
  • Homes and neighborhoods
  • Community and maps
  • The United States: map, introduction to different states
  • Cultural awareness: differences, traditions and celebrations
  • International studies: travel around the world, maps, flags, traditions
  • Historical people and places

Computer Science

  • French and English programs: pre-reading, language, art and math activities
  • Introduction to the Internet

Art

  • Self-expression
  • Creative work with various materials and techniques: watercolor, acrylics, collages, plaster
  • Origami
  • Creative clay sculptures
  • Famous artists: Introduction to French painters

Music & Drama

  • Using various instruments
  • Kodàly approach: musical notation and pitch
  • Music appreciation: classical, jazz, country, etc.
  • Multicultural and international songs
  • Re-enacting famous stories in both English and French
  • Creating, developing and improvising stories

Physical Activities

  • Locomotive skills: hopping, running, dodging, crawling
  • Manipulative skills: catching, kicking, striking
  • Gymnastic skills: balancing, rolling
  • Rhythmic and creative movement
  • Salsa dance
  • Yoga


 

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