Current Community Events

Home to Hawk Hill Alumni Reunion and Homecoming – October 6th & 7th

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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.

Laker Playgroup is a fun, educational playgroup facilitated by the same master educators who teach at ULS. Activities include art, music, Spanish and nature exploration. For children ages 18 months to 3 years.

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Current Community Events

Math

Mastery of Place Value to 1,000

Developing Place Value to 1,000,000

Addition:

  • Mastery of Sums to 20
  • Mastery of Strategies
  • Mastery of Basic Story Problem Concepts
  • Mastery of 3 Digits and 3 Addends
  • Mastery of Regrouping Strategy

Subtraction:

  • Mastery of Concept of Subtraction
  • Mastery of Strategies
  • Mastery of Story Problem Concepts
  • Mastery Using 3-Digit Subtrahend
  • Developing Regrouping Strategy
  • Developing Problem-solving Strategies
  • Developing Graphing Data

Geometry:

  • Introduction to Perimeter and Area
  • Developing Identification and Characteristics of Polygons
  • Developing Identification and Characteristics of 2D and 3D Shapes

Developing Concepts of Fractions

Measurement:

  • Developing Metric and English/Standard
  • Mastery of Time to the Minute
  • Developing Concept of Elapsed Time

Money:

  • Mastery of Coin Values
  • Mastery of Addition
  • Developing Subtraction
  • Introduction to Making Change

Introduction to Concept of Multiplication

Science

Inquiry:

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

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

  • Investigations:
    • Introduction to Geology
    • Introduction to Astronomy
    • Developing of Human Influence of Earth

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

  • Investigations:
    • Developing Animal and Plant Classification
    • Developing Life Cycles
    • Introduction to Cells

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

  • Investigations:
    • Introduction to Magnetism
    • Introduction to Sound
    • Introduction to Molecules/Atoms

Developing States of Matter

Social Studies

History: Understanding People Past and Present

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

Citizenship and Government:

  • Developing an Understanding for the Purpose of Rules, Laws and Responsible Citizenship
  • Introduction to a Basic Understanding of Government Functions

Geography/Culture:

  • Developing Basic Map Skills
  • Developing Concepts of City, State, Country and Continents in Relation to the United States
  • Introduction to Two Major Countries on 5 of 6 Continents
  • Developing Understanding of Diversity
  • Developing the Concept of Culture

Economics:

  • Developing Concepts of Money in Society
  • Introduction to Concept of Producers and Consumers
  • Developing Concept of Reliance on Each Other for Goods and Services
  • Development of Service Projects and Their Benefits

Language Arts

Reading:

  • Mastery of Long Vowels, Vowel Blends
  • Developing Digraphs and Affixes
  • Developing Fluency and Mastery Accuracy
  • Introduction of Comprehension Strategies and Skills
  • Developing Poetry, Fiction, Expository Genres
  • Introduction to Historical Fiction, Biography, Fables & Tales

Writing:

  • Mastery of D’Nealian Printed Handwriting
  • Introduction to D’Nealian Cursive Writing
  • 6+1 Writing Process
    • Developing Sentence Structure and Paragraph Formation
    • Writing Genres: Developing Biography/Autobiography, Poetry, Expository, Narrative, Friendly Letter, Fiction
  • Introduction to Note-taking Skills

Developing Research Skills

  • Introduction to Keyboarding Skills

Language:

  • Developing Vocabulary in Context and Content
  • Developing Grammar and Usage Skills
    • Noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, preposition, conjunction, possessives, simple subject & predicate
  • Phonetic Principles through Spelling
  • 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

 

  • Developing Vocabulary of Mark-making in Variety of Media Beyond 2D (clay, etc.)
  • Honing Observational Drawing Skills
  • Developing the Ability to Discern Between Style and Skill in Work by Another Artist
  • Honing Skill in the Use of Tools and Clay Manipulation Techniques in 3D Work
  • Developing Original Works of Art Related to a Story, Theme or Concept
  • Developing Skills in New Art Media (Non-Clay Sculpture, Fabrics, Jewelry)
  • Building upon Skill in Using One’s Own Ideas to Inspire a Work of Art
  • Identifying Meaning in Works of Art through Artistic Style and Theme
  • Recognizing that Creating Art Can Be an Individual or Collaborative Effort
  • Communicating How Color, Texture, and Form Exist within Natural and Man-Made Environments and Are Used in Art
  • Describing How Color Affects and Expresses Emotion
  • Recognizing that Texture Can Provide Interesting Details in Works of Art
  • Understands Appropriate Use of Materials and Tools
  • Comparing Art and Artifacts of Other Cultures with One’s Own Culture
  • Developing an Understanding of Artistic Judgment (Emphatic Critique)

Leadership

 

  • Courtesy and Manners
  • Listening Skills
  • Goal-Setting
  • Tolerance to Differences
  • Intermediate Interpersonal Skills
  • Basic Conflict Resolution
  • Exploring Virtues
  • Application of the Golden Rule
  • Review Safety (Strangers and Accidents)
  • Practice and Application of Learning in Experiential Group Activities

Physical Education

Games:

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

Equipment:

  • Assorted Sizes & Types of Balls
  • Jump Ropes
  • Speed Stack Cups
  • Bowling Pins
  • Floor Hockey Sticks

Basic Movement:

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

Theater Fine Arts

 

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

Spanish

Grammar:

  • Exposure to Speaking Short Sentences in Present Tense
    • Using Verbs Related to Learned Vocabulary
  • Exposure to Noun Gender and Agreement of Articles
  • Exposure to Adjectives
  • Exposure to Plurals
    • Changing Singular Nouns to Plural
  • Exposure to Spanish Phonics
  • Exposure to the Verb Hay

Content: (Exposure/Developing)

  • Review and Expand upon Previous Vocabulary:
    • Numbers 1-100 and Number Words
    • Spanish Alphabet
    • Calendar Activities
    • Parts of the School
    • Food
    • Extended Family
    • Parts of the Face & Body
    • Clothing
    • Transportation and Travel
    • Simple Emotions
    • Seasonal & Familiar Songs
    • Children’s Literature
    • Topics Related to Classroom Studies

Culture:

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

Technology

Computer and iPads

  • Independent Use of Educational Apps and Programs
  • Developing Digital Photography
    • Transfer Images – Foldify
    • Sharing & Saving Images
  • Developing Log-on and Shutdown Procedures
  • Developing Access to Internet Procedures
  • Introduction to Google Docs
  • Word Processing
    • Introduction to Use of Fonts Bold, Italics and Other Basic Functions
    • Insert Graphics and Photos
  • Exposure to Presentation (PP)

Introduction to Internet

  • Google Search Skills
  • Internet Safety

Introduction to EduTyping Keyboarding Program

Developing Skills with Technological Tools:

  • Stereoscope

Coding on Scratch Jr.

  • Developing Triggering Blocks
  • Developing Motion Blocks
  • Developing Looks Block

Health

Developing an Understanding of:

  • How to Prevent or Reduce the Risk of Contracting a Communicable Disease by Making Good Choices (Example: Staying home when sick.)
  • How Each Food Group Contributes to a Healthy Body (Example: Dairy products build strong bones.)
  • The Importance of Eating a Variety of Healthy Foods to Reduce Health Risks and Promote Growth
  • How Daily Activities Can Positively Affect Fitness and Healthy Living
  • Emergency Situations, such as Tornado and Fire, and How to Respond

Formative Assessments

 

  • Slick Boards
  • Morning Mini-Math
  • KWL
  • Observations
  • Rough Draft/Design
  • Reflections
  • Small Group Work with Teacher
  • Checklists and Rubrics
  • Writing Prompts
  • Student Conference
  • Portfolio Reflection
  • Anecdotal Records
  • Fountas & Pinnell Reading Assessments
  • Homework
  • Quizzes/Tests
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