​Z​ion Lutheran Church & School

​Where God's people GATHER to...worship, grow, care and share.

Preschool-Age 3
Names & Counting Concepts
  introduced by themed units

Colors/Shapes

Opposites

Rhyming w/Nursery Rhymes

Position words

Scissor skills

Pencil grip

Daily routine & Classroom Rules

Small & Large group work

Art/Science/Music

Jesus Time

Sports & Dance

Story Time


Preschool-Age 4  
Same as 3's with emphasis on application of
ABC's & 1, 2, 3's

Discerning differences between letters &

       numbers

Uppercase & lowercase

Spell own name verbally & write it properly

Recognizing letters and their sounds

Nursery Rhyme stories w/pictures-words

Counting, sorting & sequencing

Before/After & More/Less concepts

Proper letter formation

Defined Center work

All areas repeated from 3's column


Preschool-Age 5

Reinforce ABC's & 1, 2, 3's w/developmental applications:

         - Daily name sign-in log

         - Alphabet skills to reinforce letter/sound with                     picture-word cards

         - Journals to promote formation of words and                     develop imagination as well as vocabulary;                     journal subjects are both teacher-led and                       student directed

Theme work same as 3's and 4's column

Pre-reading skills

Advance math tools and practices

Interactive nursery rhymes