LA SALLE-PERU CHRISTIAN SCHOOL - K3/K4 Class
FIVE-YEAR-OLD KINDERGARTEN
Come Learn & Grow in Five-year-old Kindergarten!!
By the end of the Kindergarten school year, each of the students will have the skills to move on to 1st grade. These skills include the following: Writing and Reading (letters, one and two vowel words, sight words, high frequency words), addition combinations through the sum of 10, subtraction (1 and the whole number), telling time (to the hour, quarter hour, half hour, quarter to the next hour), money, shapes, colors, some sign language, basic science and social studies, music and much more! We have many special events that take place throughout the year that make Kindergarten even more memorable! 
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            MRS. UHL
Readers are leaders! 
Please read to your child!
Mrs. Renee Uhl is our three and four-year-old kindergarten teacher.
The three and four-year-old kindergarten at LPCS ia an outstanding program.
​3 Year Old Preschool Curriculum
Here is a sampling of the fun filled day your child will have each day. We learn these things through finger plays, music, center time, and computer time. We have special days and theme days through out the year we also plan special field trips.
Language & Phonics
Beginnings and Foundation
    - Listening to stories, nursery rhymes and poetry
   - Learning finger plays
  - Learning the ABC's recognition of name, sound, and pictures
   - Formation of upper and lower case letters
  - Learning listening skills, colors, shapes, animals, transportation, community helpers,  
       health, safety, manners, science
Pre-writing
Small Motor Development
    - Developing large and small motor skills through tracing lines, shapes, scribbles, cutting, lacing, painting, gluing, etc.
    - Hand eye coordination through coloring, cutting, painting ...
Bible
  - Each morning we enjoy learning about Bible characters form the Old and New Testament. We learn Bible verses that
        help the children learn godly characteristics. We sing songs, learn our pledges and have a chapel service every week.

Numbers
   - Introduction to numbers 1-15
     - Recognize and concept of basic shape and colors
      - Sorting and evaluation
Music
   - We start off each day with singing and I use songs as 
            transitional points. We clap, march, use rhythm instruments.
           We participate in the Kindergarten graduation.
 
Art
  - What could be more fun than learning through art. Learning through using a paint brush, fingers, sponges, crayons, clay,
       etc. We do special themes and seasons. Parents are always welcomed to help!
Science & Social Studies
  - Most of our preschoolers do not get to explore the world but we try to bring the world to your child through Science & 
        Social Studies. We look at the different cultures and learn about them. We even learn a little Spanish. 
Physical Education
  - Running, jumping, climbing, and balance
    - These are done by inside play, outside play, organized games, and free play
  
 4 Year Old Preschool Curriculum
Here is a sampling of the fun filled day your child will have each day. We learn these things through finger plays, music, center time, and computer time. We have special days and theme days through out the year we also plan special field trips.
Language Arts
Phonics and Reading
   - Listening to stories, nursery rhymes, and  learning finger plays
   - Learning the name and sounds of the ABC's short vowel
   - Learning blends for one vowel words
   - Reading sentences and stories with one vowel words second semester
 
Pre-writing and Writing
Beyond Small Motor Development
Small muscle development still continues in the fours. They are learning better control of their crayons, scissors, markers and paint brushes. I introduce the pencil grip and they are given a fat tri - side pencil to trace their ABC's, numbers, and names.
Bible
 - Each morning we enjoy learning about Bible characters form the Old and New Testament. We learn Bible verses that
   help the children learn godly characteristics. We sing songs, learn our pledges and have a chapel service every week.
Math
  - Max will help your child count to 100. This is a highlight of the year
  - We will learn concepts 1 - 20, numbers before and after 1 - 20
  - We will learn addition facts as well as subtraction facts. We learn these facts through hands on learning
Scroll down to see all the  4 Yr. Old
& 5 Yr. Old Information
Science & Social Studies
  - Most of our preschoolers do not get to explore the world but we try to bring the world to your child through Science & 
        Social Studies. We look at the different cultures and learn about them. We even learn a little Spanish. 
Physical Education
  - Running, jumping, climbing, and balance
    - These are done by inside play, outside play, organized games, and free play
  
Art
  - What could be more fun than learning through art. Learning through using a paint brush, fingers, sponges, crayons, clay,
       etc. We do special themes and seasons. Parents are always welcomed to help!
Mrs. Rachael Metcalf