Course Description for PreK

PreK teachers at our school utilize a curriculum from Scholastic called Big Day for PreK. This curriculum is designed to embrace the children's natural curiousity and encourages them to explore and connect to the world around them. Each 4 week thematic unit not only contains a knowledge focus of what children will be learning, but they also contain a Social-Emotional focus as well. Big Day for PreK encompasses the following 8 thematic units:
  • Theme 1 Ready for School
  1.   My School
  2.   Making Friends
  3.   Learning Together
  4.   Getting Along
  • Theme 2 My Family
  1.   Who's in My Family
  2.   We Take Care of Eachother
  3.   Family Fun
  4.   All Kinds of Families
  • Theme 3 Our Community
  1.   Places We Go
  2.   People We Meet
  3.   Things That Move
  4.   Going Green!
  • Theme 4 Awesome Animals
  1.   All Kinds of Animals
  2.   Animal Homes
  3.   Creepy, Crawly Insects
  4.   Animals Grow and Change
  • Theme 5 Imagine It Make It
  1.   Using My Imagination
  2.   Tools We Use
  3.   Things We Build
  4.   Art All Around Us 
  • Theme 6 Growing Up Healthy
  1.   My Senses
  2.   Taking Care of Myself
  3.   Eating Well
  4.   Staying Safe
  • Theme 7 Nature All Around Us
  1.   How Do Plants Grow?
  2.   What's In The Sky?
  3.   Our Weather
  4.   The Seasons
  • Theme 8 Moving On
  1.   Going New Places
  2.   Trying New Things
  3.   I Can Do It!
  4.   We're Big Now!