Our Saviour Lutheran School
Preschool
7151 W. Cornelia Ave Chicago, IL 60634
773-736-1157

Curriculum

Preschool Curriculum 

RELIGIOUS DEVELOPMENT

-to make the children aware of God's presence in their lives

-to share Bible stories and real life applications

-to teach the children prayers and their value

-to teach the children songs of praise

-to encourage family worship on a regular basis

 

INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT

-to introduce the colors and color words

-to introduce shapes

-to classify by shape, color, or attribute

-to infer results and solutions

-to put stories and patterns in order

-to know name and name body parts

-to understand comparison concepts(small/large-wide/thin-under/over)

-to understand basic time concepts

-to become familiar with money concepts

-to develop awareness of the world around them

-to become familiar with the calendar; seasons, months, and days of week

 

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

-to articulate vowels and consonants clearly

-to express thoughts fluently

-to increase vocabulary

-to tell and retell stories

-to ask questions

-to speak comfortably in a group

-to recognize and display sign language relating to themes
 

READING DEVELOPMENT

-to recognize the main idea of a story

-to promote letter recognition

-to introduce phonetic sound recognition

-to introduce letter-sound association

-to introduce word decoding strategies

-to introduce rebus sentence structure

-to introduce sight words

-to develop awareness and use of context clues

 

MATH DEVELOPMENT

-to practice visual comparisons

-to work with patterns

-to order objects from small to large

-to identify sets

-to count and identify numbers.

-to write numerals

-to introduce addition and subtraction of small sets

 

LISTENING DEVELOPMENT

-to encourage attending behavior

-to follow verbal instructions

-to listen and recall stories and facts

 

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT

-to promote body awareness

-to enhance eye-hand coordination

-to promote waiting skills

-to participate in group games

-to express themselves through creative movement

-to promote agility and flexibility

-to develop large motor movements(run, jump, hop, skip, etc.)

 

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
-to be an enthusiastic learner

-to show natural curiosity

-to adapt to new situations.

-to be thoughtful and show respect to others

-to see relationship between people and the earth

-to see relationships between people in general

 

WORK HABIT DEVELOPMENT

-to be cooperative

-to complete simple tasks

-to take pride in one's work

-to apply learned information and skills to new situations

FIELDTRIPS

Throughout the year, field trips will be scheduled to offer additional learning opportunities for the children.


HOMEWORK

Teachers may send home worksheets to reinforce lessons taught in school, books to read, or may ask children to practice printing numbers and letters. Other assignments might include experimenting, exploring, observing or creating things at home.