PreK 3 Curriculum
PreK 3 students must turn 3 years old by Sept. 30th

For the Pre-K3 program, the school day runs from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm five days a week, offering a catered lunch, snacks and a nap. Because this program is based on a proven curriculum, it is recommended that students attend the full week to be prepared for our PreK 4 program.
  • Understand basic attributes of God
  • Recognize story of creation
  • Know basic Old testament figures such as Adam and Eve, Jonah, Noah, Daniel, Moses
  • Know simple reasons for Advent , Christmas, Lent, Easter
  • Know basic New Testament/Old Testament stories
  • Develop a love for Blessed Mother Mary
  • Develop a love for Christ
  • Begin to learn simple prayers:
  • Sign of the Cross
  • Guardian Angel Prayer
  • Hail Mary
  • Blessing Before Meals
Language
Reading
  • Introduce Phonemic Awareness: Rhyme, Rhythm, Alliteration, Sound Association and Letter Recognition
  • Reading Skills: Retelling main events, Sequence of ideas, Identify topics, Cause and effect, Relate topic to personal experience, Make up creative endings
Writing
  • Fine Motor Skills: Control small muscles in hands, Coordinate eye-hand movement, Using writing utensils, Copying, Drawing, Tracing
History
  • Introducing Location, Maps/Globes, School, Home, Communities
  • Human Needs, Norms of Behavior, Classroom Community
  • Environmental Responsibility, Transportation
  • Historical Figures: Columbus, Pilgrims, Native Americans, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln
  • National Holidays
  • Patriotic Symbols
Math
  • Number Descriptions: a lot, a little, all, nothing
  • Counting
  • Recognizing difference between numbers and letters
  • Ordinal Numbers and Positions
  • Whole and Parts
  • Groups and Re-groups
  • Time, Terms, Days, Days of the Week, Months
  • Properties of Objects and Shapes
  • Colors
  • Figures and Solids
  • Measurement
  • Patterns
Science
  • Five Senses
  • Data Organization
  • Object Comparison
  • Introducing Solar System, Day & Night, Water Cycle, Weather and Seasons
  • Living & Non-Living Things
  • Life Requirements (air, water, food)
  • Offspring
  • Animal Sounds
  • Plant Parts
  • Basic Body Parts
Social Development
  • First & Last Name
  • Gender
  • Birthday
  • Point of View
  • Autonomy/Independence
  • Personal Characteristics
  • Self-Esteem
  • Expression of Needs & Feelings
  • Managing Transition and Unexpected Events