Miss Deanna's 5's

 This is a Kindergarten Readiness Class.
Miss Deanna has been with Tree of Knowledge Christian Preschool for 21 years. Her experience as a classroom teacher shines through in her knowledge of preparing children to enter Kindergarten. She is assisted by Miss Stephanie.  Stephanie has been assisting at TOK off and on for 10 years and also teaches a class on Tues/Thurs.

                                                    
                                              Miss Deanna                                                     Miss Stephanie                                                  
                                                           Curriculum 

Literacy
  • Left to right progression
  • Rhyming
  • Letter identification
  • Letter sound association
  • Sequencing
  • Syllables
  • Opposites
  • Letter formation
  • Name printing
  • Journaling
  • Praise of emergent writing skills
  • Scissor dexterity
Mathematics
  • Recognizing and exploring numbers 1-20
  • Shapes and colors
  • Sorting, patterning, classifying & graphing
  • Months of the year
  • Days of the week
  • Beginning exposure to +, - and =


Focus


Science
  • Using a child's natural curiosity, hands-on activities help develop observation skills as they explore their world.
Creative Arts
  • Experience with different mediums and textures
  • Colors, color mixing, and color words
  • Experience a variety of songs and movement activities
  • Play simple rhythm instruments
  • Gain exposure to important pieces of classical music

Social 
  • Sharing and taking turns
  • Using words to express feelings and emotions
  • Self-control
  • Personal responsibility
  • Listening
Bible
  • Stories
  • Songs
  • Positive Christian values