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We have developed our own curriculum, and it includes music, sports, show and tell, manners, science, literacy, maths, and the arts.

We use Scholastic Decodable Readers (preschool to kindergarten level) and the Oxford Reading Tree (kindergarten to grade 6 level, and continued at Sunday elementary classes).



I Sense of Self

1.Shows ability to separate from family and adjust to new situations
2.Demonstrates appropriate trust in adults
3.Recognize and expresses own feelings and responds appropriately
4.Stands up for rights

II Responsibility for Self and Others

1. Demonstrates self-direction and independence 
2. Takes responsibility for own actions
3. Respects and cares for classroom environment and materials
4. Follows classroom routines
5. Follows classroom rules

III Pro-Social Behavior

1. Plays well with others children
2. Is able to make friends
3. Recognizes the feelings of others and responds appropriately
4. Shares and respects the rights of others
5. Uses thinking skills to resolve conflicts



I Gross Motor Skills

1. Demonstrates basic locomotor skills (running, jumping, hopping, galloping)
2. Shows balance while moving
3. Climbs up and down play equipment
4. Demonstrates throwing, kicking, and catching skills

 II Fine Motor Skills

1. Strengthens and controls small muscles in hands
2. Coordinates eye-hand movement
3. Uses tools for writing and drawing 
4. Cuts with scissors


I Learning and Problem Solving

1. Observes objects and events with curiosity
2. Approaches problems flexibly, using multiple strategies
3. Shows persistence in approaching tasks
4. Explores cause and effect
5. Applies knowledge or experience to a new context

II Logical Thinking

1. Classifies objects
2. Compares/measures
3. Arranges objects in a series
4. Recognizes patterns and can repeat them
5. Shows awareness of time concepts and sequence
6. Uses one-to-one correspondence
7. Uses numbers and counting

III Representation and Symbolic Thinking

1. Takes on pretend roles and situations
2. Makes believe with objects
3. Makes and interprets representations



I Listening and Speaking

1. Hears and discriminates the sounds of the English language
2. Expresses self using words and expanded sentences
3. Understands and follows oral directions
4. Answers questions
5. Ask questions
6. Participates as a equal partner in conversations

II Reading and Writing

1. Enjoys and Values reading
2. Demonstrates understanding of print concepts
3. Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet
4. Uses emerging reading skills to make meaning from print
5. Comprehends and interprets meaning from books and other texts
6. Understands the purpose of writing / writes letters and words

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