Current Community Events

Join us for an “Open House” Cup of Coffee.

Wednesday, June 21st
Milwaukee St. Traders
9am-1pm

523 Milwaukee Street
Delafield, WI 53018

Stop by and fill out an inquiry card and you will receive a FREE coffee.

Please join us on
June 17th, 10 am to 12 pm,
for our Preprimary Open House,
grades JK3, JK4, and SK5.

Personal Tours are also available any time.  Contact Deb Smith, Director of Admissions at (262) 367-6011 x 1455 or deb.smith@universitylake.org to schedule a tour.

Our JK3 program now offers 2, 3 and 5 day options. Please view the schedule HERE.

 

 

Current Community Events

Math

Mastery of Numbers:

  • Value 0-100
  • Skip Count by 2s, 5s, 10s
  • Sense
  • Order
  • Odd and Even
  • Formation
  • Words
  • One-to-One Correspondence
  • Developing Estimation
  • Developing Place Value 0-100+

 Addition:

  • Mastery of Concept of Addition
  • Developing Sums to 20
  • Developing Strategies
  • Developing Story Problem Concepts
  • Introduction to 2-Digit Addition

Subtraction:

  • Developing Concept of Subtraction
  • Developing Strategies
  • Developing Story Problem Concepts

Developing Problem-Solving Strategies

Introduction to Graphing Concepts

Developing Bar Graph Concepts

Geometry:

  • Developing Shapes in 3D
  • Developing Symmetry
  • Introduction to Congruence

Introduction to Concepts of Fractions

Introduction to Probability

Measurement:

  • Developing Understanding of Capacity and Weight
  • Developing Standard Measurement
  • Developing Telling Time to Nearest Minute
  • Mastery of Telling Time to Quarter Hour
  • Mastery of Calendar Skills

Money:

  • Developing Coin Values
  • Developing Addition of Values

Science

Inquiry:

  • Active Investigation Using Scientific Method
  • Tools and Technology
  • Exposure to the History of Science

Earth Science: Understanding of the Earth’s Properties and the Processes that Affect the Earth

  • Investigations:
    • Developing Weather, Water Cycle
    • Developing Seasons
    • Introduction to Human Influence on Earth

Life Science: Understanding Characteristics of Life and Relationships of Living Things:

  • Investigations:
    • Developing Concept of Living/Nonliving
    • Introduction to Plant and Animal Kingdoms
    • Developing Life Cycles

Physical Science: Understanding the Properties and Motions of Objects and Energy:

  • Investigations:
    • Introduction to the Properties of Heat and Light
    • Introduction to the States of Matter

Social Studies

History: Understanding People Past and Present

  • Introduction to Concept of History
  • Introduction to Concept of Community
  • Introduction to Factors that Influence Communities
  • Introduction to Patriotic Celebrations
  • Exposure to Historical Timeline

Citizenship and Government:

  •  Developing an Understanding for the Purpose of Rules, Laws and Responsible Citizenship
  • Developing an Understanding of the Qualities of Leadership

Geography/Culture:

  • Developing Concepts of City, State, Country, and Continents in Relation to the United States
  • Introduction to Basic Map Skills
  • Developing Understanding of Diversity
  • Introduction to Different Ways People Live

Economics:

  • Developing Concepts of Money in Society
  • Exposure to Concept of Producers and Consumers
  • Introduction to Concept of Reliance on Each Other for Goods and Services
  • Developing of Service Projects and the Benefits
  • Developing Awareness of Philanthropy

Language Arts

Reading:

  • Mastery of Short Vowels, Consonant Sounds, Consonant Blends
  • Developing Digraphs
  • Introduction of Vowel Pairs, Affixes
  • Mastery of High Frequency Words
  • Introduction of Fluency, Developing Accuracy
  • Introduction of Comprehension Strategies and Skills
  • Introduction to Poetry, Fiction, Expository Genres
  • Exposure to Genres of Historical Fiction, Biography, Fables, Tales

Writing:

  • Mastery of Pencil Grip
  • Developing D’Nealian Printed Handwriting
  • 6+1 Writing Process
    • Introduction of Sentence Structure and Paragraph Formation
    • Genres: Introduction to Expository, Narrative, Friendly Letter, Fiction
  • Exposure to Note-taking Skills
  • Developing Research Skills

Language:

  • Introduction to Vocabulary in Context and Content
  • Introduction to Grammar Usage and Skills
    • Noun, Pronoun, Verb, Adjective, Preposition, Conjunction, Possessives
  • High Frequency Words
  • Spelling Lists
  • Developing Spelling within Context

Speaking and Listening:

  • Developing Public Speaking Skills through Presentations in Assembly and Classroom

Intro. of Collaborative Conversation through Topic Studies

Studio Art

 

  • Exposure to the Proper Use of the Art Elements within Original Work (Line, Shape, Color, Texture, Form, Perspective)
  • Developing Skills to Add to Vocabulary of Mark-making in Drawing
  • Developing New Skills in Collaborative Projects
  • Developing Skill in Use of Tools and Clay Manipulation Techniques to Create 3D Work
  • Developing Observational Drawing Skills
  • Using Personal Experiences as a Way to Explore Their Immediate Environment
  • Understanding the Difference Between Line and Shape
  • Recognizes that Shapes Can Be Combined to Create Visual Interest in a Work of Art
  • Analyzing How Artists Use Various Materials and Tools for Specific and Experimental Purposes
  • Demonstrating Appropriate Use of Materials and Tools in a Project
  • Developing an Understanding That Art Is Created in Every Culture throughout the World
  • Analyzing Works of Art Based on Similarities/Differences

Leadership

 

  • Courtesy and Manners
  • Listening Skills
  • Goal Setting
  • Tolerance to Differences
  • Introductory Interpersonal Skills
  • Review of Expressing Feelings and Anger Management
  • Review of Safety (Strangers and Accidents)
  • Exploring Virtues (e.g. Obedience, Patience)
  • Practice and Application of Learning in Experiential Activities

Physical Education

Games:

  • Rules
  • Sportsmanship
  • Self-control
  • Listening & Following Directions

Equipment:

  • Foam Balls: Basketballs, Soccer Balls, Volleyballs, Wiffle Balls, Rubber Playground Balls
  • Jump Ropes
  • Speed Stack Cups
  • Bowling Pins

Basic Movement:

  • Locomotor Skills
  • Non-Locomotor Skills
  • Striking Skills
  • Balance
  • Low Organized Games
  • Rock Climbing

Theater Fine Arts

 

  • Dramatize Stories
  • Dramatic Reading
  • Readers’ Theatre
  • Process Drama
  • Storytelling

Spanish

Grammar:

  • Exposure to Speaking Short Sentences in Present Tense
  • Using Verbs Related to Learned Vocabulary
  • Exposure to Subject Gender and Agreement of Articles
  • Exposure to Adjectives
  • Exposure to Plurals

Content: (Developing)

  • Review and Expand Upon Previous Vocabulary:
    • Greetings
    • Color words
    • Time of Day
    • Days of the Week
    • Pets
    • Big/Small
    • Numbers 1-30 and Number Words Uno-Quince
    • Parts of the Face
    • Emotions and Conditions
    • Other Topics Related to Classroom Studies
    • Seasonal & Familiar Songs
    • Children’s Literature

 Culture:

  • School-wide Study TBA Annually
  • Traditional Hispanic Holiday Celebrations

Technology

Computer and iPads

  • Use of Educational Apps and Programs
  • Introduction to Digital Photography:
    • Light Tent
    • Close-up Techniques
    • Photo Editing – Waterlogue
    • Image Manipulation- WordFoto
  • Introduction to Log-on and Shutdown Procedures
  • Introduction to Accessing the Internet
    • Introduction to Google Search
  • Word Processing
    • Use of Shift Key for Capitalization
    • Use of Arrows and Tab Keys
  • Presentation
    • Use of Technology as Presentation Aid

Use of Technological Tools:

  • Stereoscope
  • Video Camera Scope

Coding on Scratch Jr.

  • Introduction to Triggering Blocks
  • Introduction to Motion Blocks
  • Introduction to Looks Blocks

Health

 

  • Mastery of the Five Senses, Their Functions and How They Help Us
  • Developing an Understanding of How to Prevent or Reduce the Risk of Contracting a Communicable Disease by Using Basic Hygiene Techniques
  • Developing an Understanding that Exercise Helps Us Stay Healthy
  • Developing an Understanding of How to Eat Healthy
  • Developing an Understanding of How Home Activities Can Influence Fitness and Healthy Living
  • Developing an Understanding of Emergency Situations, Such as Tornado and Fire, and How to Respond

Formative Assessments

 

  • Slick Boards
  • Problem of the Day
  • KWL
  • Observations
  • Reflections
  • Small Group Work with Teacher
  • Checklists and Rubrics
  • Daily Writing Assessments
  • Writing Prompts
  • Fountas & Pinnell Reading Assessments
  • Homework
  • Quizzes/Tests
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