Through our play-based learning and inquiry, our kindergarten children discover new ideas, develop inquisitive minds, and become independent in their quests for success. Our goal is to develop emotionally sound learners who are ready for a rigorous 1st-grade setting in either private or public school.
Included in our plans are:
|9:00 - 9:20am||Arrival – Sign in, put away belongings, complete morning jobs, choose from: Art Studio Math/Reading/Writing Tubs, Dramatic Play|
|9:20 - 9:35am||Morning Meeting (preview of day, handwriting lesson, weather, calendar, math/100 days math)|
|9:35 - 10:00am||Math Workshop, Mini-Lesson, Rotate through Small Group, Independent Work, Snack, Free Choice|
|10:00 - 10:20am||Playground / Nature Trail / Outside Time|
|10:20 - 10:40am||Phonics Mini-Lesson + Practice|
|10:40 - 11:40am||Reading Workshop – Mini-Lesson (approx 8-10mins), Rotate through Small Group (10 min with 4-5 groups), Independent Reading, Free Choice|
|11:40am - 12:10pm||Writing Workshop – Mini-Lessons, Independent Writing, Share (teacher conferences with individuals when needed)|
|12:10 - 12:30pm||Lunch|
|12:30 - 1:00pm||Playground / Nature Trail / Outside Time|
|1:00 - 1:30pm||Resource (Art, STEAM, Music, PE, Foreign Language, Chapel)|
|1:30 - 1:50pm||Free Choice + Snack|
|1:50 - 2:00pm||Read Aloud|
|2:00pm||Dismiss / Carpool|
Come join the summer fun! St. Mary’s Preschool offers two weeks of summer camp for children ages 3-6.