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Kindergarten Program


 

Kindergarten Curriculum

 

Language

The language program includes oral language development, writing, reading, grammar and memorization. The language materials include a miniature environment with objects to be labeled and classified into noun, adjective, verbs etc.

 

Reading

Our program enables the student to develop listening skills and promote clear articulation and correct pronunciation. It also promotes reading with confidence and enjoyment and the development of reading comprehension skills.

 

Writing

The student learns how to develop writing skills such as:

The rules of correct spelling.

Context clues, prefixes, suffixes, and root words.

Dictionary usage, including the understanding and use of grammar. Creative writing is encouraged, allowing the
student to use a variety of forms of written expression, based on his/her experiences and exposure.

 

Mathematics

The program in Mathematics addresses the following:

Develops and extends the student's understanding of basic concepts at
each level through utilization of hands-on materials.

Utilizes manipulatives for the purpose of building concepts of numbers,
patterns, and the basic mathematical operations.

Develops and maintains computational skills of addition, subtraction,
multiplication, and division by using them to solve challenging problems.

Develops the student's ability to solve problems in all areas of
measurement ex. linear, weight, time, area, money, and temperature.

How to apply the study of mathematics to everyday life.

 

Science

The science program covers topics in life, earth, and physical sciences. Included are the studies of: The vastness and organization of the universe, living things and how they are affected by the environment, the human body, health education, health practices, and nutrition.

 

In order to stimulate their minds and curiosity, the students are given the opportunity to observe and conduct experiments and utilize many hands on materials.

 

Social Studies

The student develops an awareness of the world as a system, which undergoes constant changes, politically, economically, and culturally.

 

It provides opportunities for the student to investigate a variety of cultural heritages, in the classroom and local environment. It also includes the study the individual, the family and the community. Students also, have an opportunity to read and interpret various types of maps, charts and tables.

 

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