Pre-Kindergarten

 

Social and Development

·       Respecting others

·       Respecting rules

·       Respecting property

·       Manners

·       Health habits

·       Becoming independent

·       Building self confidence

·       Self control

·       Problem solving

 

Developing Fine Motor Skills

·       Proper crayon/pencil grip

·       Writing all uppercase letters and first name in both upper and lowercase

·       Effective cutting

·       Following a line

·       Controlling glue

·       Painting

·       Lacing

·       Stringing beads

·       Building, puzzles

 

Reading Readiness

·       Visual discrimination

·       Auditory discrimination

·       Vocabulary development

·       Phonemic matching to letter

·       Upper and lowercase alphabet recognition

·       Identify environmental print

·       Parts of a book and how to handle a book

·       Identify ten sight words

 

Additional language arts

·       Story comprehension and retelling

·       Sequencing

·       Developing listening skills

·       Developing speaking skills (expressing ideas in full sentences and ask/answer questions)

·       Dramatization

·       Rhyming

·       Opposites

·       Fact and opinion

·       Beginning journal writing

HEBREW & JUDAICS

·       Basic Hebrew vocabulary (classroom objects, family, colors, numbers, holiday words)

·       Alef bet recognition and Hebrew name recognition

·       Holiday celebration (how/why we celebrate)

·       Torah stories

·       Mitzvot

·       Weekly Shabbat party

·       Israel as our homeland

·       Daily prayers

·       Food blessings

·       Tzedakah

 

Prayer

·       Modeh Ani

·       Torah Torah

·       Ma Tovu (first stanza)

·       Shema (with first paragraph)

·       On Erev Shabbat: Shalom Aleichem and Ein K’Eloheinu