Language Arts Skills for Phonics and Reading, Printing, Poetry, and Language will be developed.
1. Phonics and Reading - In the Four Year Old Program, children will recognize their name, sound, and pictures of long and short vowels and consonants. Children will experience the sounding of blends with one-and two-vowel words. They will learn to read sentences and stories that consist of one-and two-vowel words.
2. Printing - Using the A BEKA Writing Curriculum, children will practice the formation of letters, blends, and words. Written words become a part of the classroom environment. They will begin by learning how to write their first and last name. In addition, they will learn how to write lists, various words, and simple sentences.
3. Poetry - At DaySpring our children will commit to memory 28 poems and finger plays.
4. Language - Children will develop Language Development and Listening Skills that include: color words, shapes, animals, transportation, countries, community helpers, health, safety, manners, and science.
Numbers Children will count and recognize the numbers 1 to 100. They will understand the concepts 1 to 30. They will learn to add and subtract by one. They will learn concepts of more, less and simple fractions.