ROOM 3

Room 3 is for children 4 to 5 years of age. There are twelve spaces in the class.

Room 3’s main focus is on kindergarten readiness.

They work on:

  • Letter sounds and names
  • Handwriting
  • Math
  • Counting
  • One to One Correspondence
  • Group routines and transitions
  • Completing tasks
  • Problem solving and exploration
  • Introducing rhyming
  • Exploring through literature
  • Using writing tools, drawing tools, and scissors

Room 3 is taught by Miss Lisa

Class Daily Schedule

  • Question of the Day
  • Student's Choice Activity
  • Circle Time
  • Small Group Activities
  • Bathroom Time
  • Snack Time
  • Outside Time
  • Closing Circle
  • Dismissal

 


Curriculum Goals for Room 3: Pre-K 4-5 years old

One year from kindergarten

In this room we work on the following areas of development, our goals include, but are not limited to:

Social and Emotional Development

  • Demonstrating a positive attitude towards school
  • Using words to express needs, wants and feelings
  • Knowing name, age, gender, parents’ names
  • Participating and attending in large and small groups
  • Developing positive relationships with peers and teachers
  • Willing to take turns and share
  • Respecting the rights and property of others
  • Showing concern for others in need of assistance

Cognitive Development

  • Showing curiosity and asks questions
  • Focusing on and persists on tasks and activities until completed
  • Showing an ability to resolve problems encountered in play
  • Understanding cause and effect
  • Recalling past experiences
  • Showing some understanding of time sequence

Language and Literacy Development

  • Listening attentively to books and stories independently and in groups
  • Demonstrating comprehension of stories by retelling
  • Responding to questions, describes, predicts and sequences stories
  • Recognizing and identifying first and last name in print
  • Recognizing familiar signs, words and logos in the environment
  • Reciting alphabet, identifying many uppercase and lowercase letters, knowing many letter sounds
  • Participating in songs, fingerplays and poems
  • Speaking clearly in complete sentences
  • Participating in conversations

Math Development

  • Counting aloud 20
  • Counting objects up to 10 with one to one correspondence
  • Recognizing and naming numbers 1 to 20
  • Recognizing basic shapes
  • Classifying and sorting objects by shape, color and size
  • Understanding more, less, same
  • Understanding positional words
  • Recognizing and repeating simple patterns
  • Understanding and solving simple additions and subtraction

Art and Science Development

  • Recognizing and naming primary and secondary colors
  • Recognizing and uses senses to explore the environment
  • Making predictions based on past experiences
  • Asking simple questions that can be answered with exploration
  • Using words to describe materials and elements
  • Willingness to use a variety of materials and mediums
  • Participating in a variety or art, musical and rhythmic experiences

Large and Fine Motor Development

  • Moving in a loco-motor way: walking running, climbing, galloping, skipping, etc.
  • Moving in a coordinated way: throwing, catching, kicking, pedaling
  • Moving in a way that requires balance: jumping, walking a straight line and balance beam
  • Following prompts in songs
  • Using scissors, writing and drawing tools with control and purpose
  • Writing own name, drawing a person; copying a straight line, circle, square and triangle
  • Using eye-hand coordination to string beads and complete puzzles

Self-Help and Healthy Habits

  • Showing independence in bathroom use
  • Uses self-help skills in eating, putting on shoes, socks, jacket, etc.
  • Practicing healthy habits independently; using tissue, coughing in arm, etc.
  • Serving and cleaning up after oneself at snack