Julia K4


– Developing an understanding that Jesus Christ is our personal Savior
– Participate in daily devotions (listening to Bible stories and praying)
– Participate in discussions clarifying practical ways to bring God glory
– Memorize weekly Bible verses
– Participate in monthly Character/Virtue studies through stories, dramatic play and songs
– Integration of Biblical World throughout all disciplines

Language Arts
– Gains meaning by listening
– Follows 2 or 3-step directions
– Speaks clearly enough to be understood without contextual clues
– Uses increasingly complex phrases and sentences
– Shows an understanding of words and their meanings
– Uses an expanded vocabulary to describe many objects, actions, and events
Sentences and Structure
– Uses age-appropriate grammar in conversations
– Connects phrases and sentences to build ideas
Emergent Writing
– Exhibits motivation to engage in written expression
– Uses letter knowledge to convey meaning
– Demonstrates age-appropriate ability to form letters
– Exhibits knowledge of structure of written composition

Emergent Literacy/Reading

– Exhibits phonological and phonemic awareness
– Exhibits alphabetic knowledge
– Exhibits understanding of text read aloud

Mathematical Processes
– Begins to use simple strategies to solve mathematical problems
Patterns, Relationships, and Functions
– Sorts objects into subgroups that vary by one or two attributes
– Recognizes simple patterns and duplicates them
– Gathers and uses information to ask and answer questions
Numbers and Operations
– Demonstrates beginning understanding of number
– Demonstrates understanding of quantity (1 – 20)
Geometry and Spatial Relations
– Identifies and describes shapes
– Interprets and uses positional words
– Analyzes, compares, creates and composes shapes
– Orders, compares and describes objects according to a single attribute
– Demonstrates the ability to measure items using traditional and non-traditional measuring tools

Scientific Thinking
– Asks questions and uses senses to observe and explore materials and natural phenomena
– Uses simple tools and equipment for investigation
– Makes comparisons among objects
– Explore, discover and investigate God’s gifts of plants, animals and the universe

Social Studies
People Past and Present
– Identifies similarities and differences in personal and family characteristics
– Distinguishes between Christian and non-Christian character attributes
Citizenship and Government
– Demonstrates awareness of rules
– Exhibits awareness of leadership qualities
People and Where they Live
– Describes location of various environments
– Shows awareness of the environment

Motor Development
Gross Motor Development
– Moves with balance and control
– Coordinates movements to perform simple tasks
Fine Motor Development
– Uses strength and control to perform simple tasks
– Demonstrates eye-hand coordination to perform tasks
– Exhibits beginning control of writing, drawing and the use of art tools

Fine Arts
Expression and Representation
– Uses a variety of materials for tactile experiences and exploration
– Participates in group music experiences
– Participates in creative movement, dance, and drama
Understanding and Appreciation
– Responds to artistic creations or events