PreK 3 Curriculum

At Tipton-Rosemark Academy, our goal in the PreK 3 program is to provide an outstanding academic education paired with strong Christian Biblical teachings. Each day, our three year olds explore a well structured but creative environment. They have many hands on activities and are engaged in purposeful play throughout the day. They sing, dance, explore and learn to share with others. Our goal as preschool teachers is to set the academic and biblical foundation for our children in hopes that they will continue to grow in those areas in the years to come.

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old he will not depart from it.”  Proverbs 22:6

Language Arts
  • Listen attentively to 5-10 minute stories
  • Demonstrates knowledge of how to use a book
  • Recognize capital letters
  • Recite nursery rhymes from memory
  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Express ideas through conversation with Teachers and peers
  • On Campus field trips pertaining to the letter of the week (For example: E is for Excavator, B is for Bakery) 
  • Purposeful Play Centers incorporating the letter of the week (Example: I is for Ice cream shop) 
  • Count to 20
  • Identify numerals 1–15
  • Identify all 11 colors and 2-D shapes
  • Recognize and create AB patterns
  • Sort by attributes (color, size, shape)
  • Understand measurement, time, and graphing
  • Understand time in relation to daily routines and schedule
  • Demonstrate one-to-one correspondence and making sets up to 5 using manipulatives
Science and Social Studies
  • Begin to describe and identify the similarities, categories, and different structures of familiar animals
  • Explore seasonal changes in weather and temperature
  • Examine and categorize objects based on observable properties
  • Begin to investigate a variety of Earth materials and its observable properties
  • Observe, predict, and solve problem based on prior knowledge and experiences
  • Begin to understand significance to special holidays and cultural events
  • Practice self-help skills and follow basic health and safety rules
  • Recognize family structures
Social/Emotional Development
  • Identify and express emotions appropriately
  • Communicate needs and wants using words
  • Make eye contact when interacting
  • Initiate and maintain play — independent, parallel, and group
  • Resolve conflict appropriately and show respect
  • Take responsibility for actions and belongings
  • Respond as a first-time listener
  • Demonstrate self-control
  • Works and plays cooperatively
Bible and Character Development
  • Daily devotion and prayer
  • Bible stories
  • Character Education (teaching life skills through puppets and stories)
  • Weekly Bible verse
  • Weekly Chapel and praise songs
  • Demonstrate fruits of the spirit
Gross and Fine Motor Skills
  • Grip pencil correctly, traces and prints first name
  • Grasp scissors correctly and cuts straight lines
  • Use a variety of writing tools to trace curvy and and straight lines
  • Use a variety of manipulatives to enhance fine motor skills, for example; play dough, tweezers, scoopers
  • Engage in daily recess
  • Demonstrate a variety of gross motor activities (hopping, jumping, skipping, catching and throwing)