Miss Lori's 4-5's

Miss Lori has been with Tree of Knowledge Christian Preschool for 16 years.  She has been in both teaching and assistant positions with 3-5 year-olds.   Lori finds a good balance between playful learning, social skills and interacting with classmates.  Miss Erin is the assistant on Mon/Wed/Fri and has been teaching and assisting with us for 5 years.  Miss Brittany is assisting on T/TH.  This is her second year with Tree of Knowledge. 
                    
                    
                         Miss Lori                                                        Miss Erin                                          Miss Brittany

Curriculum Focus
Literacy
  • Left to right progression
  • Rhyming
  • Letter identification
  • Letter sound association
  • Sequencing
  • Opposites
  • Letter formation
  • Name printing
  • Journaling
  • Praise of emergent writing skills
  • Scissor dexterity
Mathematics
  • Recognizing and exploring numbers
  • Sorting, patterning, labeling, classifying, and graphing
  • Phone number and address
  • Months of the year
  • Days of the week




Science
  • Using a child's natural curiosity, hands-on activities help develop observation skills as they explore their world.
Creative Arts
  • Experience with different mediums and textures
  • Colors, color mixing, and color words
  • Experience a variety of songs and movement activities
  • Play simple rhythm instruments
  • Gain exposure to important pieces of classical music

Social 
  • Sharing
  • Using words to express feelings and emotions
  • Self-control
  • Personal responsibility
Bible
  • Stories
  • Songs
  • Scriptures
  • Positive Christian values