Welcome to Mrs. Connie’s Preschool Class!
The purpose of Trinity’s Preschool program is to educate the whole child and provide for the student’s spiritual, moral, social, physical, emotional, and intellectual growth.
Students in Mrs. Connie’s Preschool Class will learn about the following topics:
- MATH – add; count; read graphs; matching, have a concept of more/less/same; comprehends numerals; recognizes numerals; knows numerals in sequence; knows one-to-one correspondence; knows ordinal position; patterns; sorting; estimation; height; length; measuring tools; recognizes shapes
- SCIENCE – animal names; animal homes; amphibians; birds; fish; insects; pets; reptiles; eggs; life cycles; foods from nature; seeds; tastes (senses); plants; people; habitats; foods; light; magnets; sound; water; air; planets; rocks; sky; sun; moon stars; weather
- SOCIAL STUDIES – accepts responsibility for the classroom; demonstrates suitable interaction with peers and adults; build things; builds friendships; communicates; recognizes community helpers; expresses feelings; identifies family members; follow directions; helps others in need; is able to separate from parents; is sensitive to others feelings; shares; respects the rights of others; identifies types of transportation; understands behaviors (acceptable and unacceptable); compromises and discusses to resolve conflict; cooperates with others to finish a task
- LANGUAGE ARTS – articulates sounds; listens; participates in group discussion; responds with personal data; develops picture vocabulary; rhymes; sings; expresses social speech; vocalizes
- READING – uses auditory discrimination; composes stories to go with picture; recognizes letters; responds to and experiences books; recognizes visual discrimination (upper/lowercase letters); writes for a purpose
- WRITING: journals; prints letters; prints name; uses representational writing (pictures); traces.
- PROBLEM SOLVING – applies information to a new situation; arranges in a series; is aware of cause/effect relationship; compares and contrasts; is creative/imaginative; finds more than one solution to a problem; observes and makes discoveries; is persistent with task; recalls sequence of story events; shows curiosity and desire to learn; sorts; uses planning to problem solve
- MUSIC – singing; finger plays; rhythm; musical instruments; participating in worship services
- GROSS MOTOR – uses general body movements; bounces ball; catches; crawls; hops; jumps; kicks; marches; has rhythm, runs; scoots; skips; slithers; squats; climbs up and down; balances; throws; tosses
- FINE MOTOR – builds with blocks; colors; cuts with scissors; designs/draws; digs; has eye/finger/hand coordination; finger-paints; glue/tapes; holds pencil/crayon; paints with a brush; develops handwriting skills; makes prints; puts puzzles together; traces
- EMOTIONAL – expresses emotions purposely; has confidence; is interested in and easily participates in routine activities; learns about emotions; makes believe about situations; makes believe with objects; monitors emotions; shows independence; stands up for rights; takes pretend roles