Current Community Events

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

Number Sense:

  • Development of Using Prime Factorization to Find Least Common Multiples and Greatest Common Factors

Algebraic Thinking:

  • Development of Order of Operation Principles
  • Development of Understanding of Commutative and Associative Properties of Addition and Multiplication
  • Development of Distributive Property
  • Mastery of Algebraic Expressions and Equations with Variables ( 2-step Equations)
  • Introduction to Multi-step Equations

Statistics:

  • Developing Concept of Probability
  • Mastery of Mean, Median, Mode and Range

Numerical Operations:

  • Mastery of Decimal Operations (+, -, x, /)
  • Developing All Fraction Operations
  • Developing the Understanding of All Operations of Positive and Negative Numbers
  • Introduction to Inequalities

Ratio, Proportion and Percent:

  • Developing Ratios, Proportions and Percentages

Geometry:

  • Developing Volume and Surface Area
  • Mastery of Area of Rectangles and Triangles
  • Developing Area of Parallelograms, Trapezoids, and Circles
  • Mastery of Coordinate Grid
  • Developing Rotational Symmetry
  • Introduction to Transformations

Powers:

  • Introduction to Multiplication and Division of Exponents
  • Introduction to Square Roots

Science

Inquiry:

  • Mastery of the Scientific Method
  • Introduction to Writing Lab Reports
  • Development of Creating and Interpreting Graphs

Physical Science:

  • Properties of Matter:
    • Introduction to Physical vs. Chemical Properties and Changes
    • Introduction to Pure Substance vs. Mixtures
  • Motion, Forces, and Energy:
    • Development of Understanding of Velocity and Acceleration
    • Development of Understanding of Forces and Newton’s Three Laws
    • Development of Understanding of Potential and Kinetic Energy
    • Introduction to Concepts of Work and Power
  • Astronomy:
    • Introduction to Big Bang Theory
    • Introduction to Composition and Formation of Solar System
    • Introduction to Life Cycle of Stars
    • Introduction to the Electromagnetic Spectrum
    • Introduction to the History of Telescopes
      • Science as History
      • Contributions of Individual Scientists
      • Connection between Technology and Science
  • Electricity and Magnetism:
    • Introduction to Static Charge
    • Introduction to Current
    • Introduction to Series and Parallel Circuits
    • Introduction to Magnetism
    • Introduction to Electromagnetism

Social Studies

History: Ancient World History & New World

  • Ancient Greece
  • Ancient Rome
  • Feudal Japan/Modern Japan
  • Latin America (Mexico, Central America, South America)

Citizenship and Government:

  • Political Systems
    • Monarchy
    • Oligarchy
    • Theocracy
    • Democracy
    • Aristocracy

Geography:

  • Impact of Border Changes and Transitions on Trade and People
  • Maps: World Maps
  • Latitude and Longitude

Economics:

  • Currency
  • Trade Routes and Transitions of the Goods and Services around the Ancient World
  • Imports/Exports of Specific Settlements and Their Role in the Economy

Language Arts

Reading:

  • Development of Literary Analysis
  • Literature: Realistic Fiction, Nonfiction Text, Historical Fiction, Poetry
  • Independent Reading

Writing:

  • Introduction of Rhetoric
  • 6+1 Writing Process
    • Writing Genres: Persuasive, Narrative, Letters, Creative Writing, Research, Poetry

Language:

  • Vocabulary Workshop Level C
  • Daily Grammar Practice

Speaking/Listening:

  • Developing Public-speaking Skills Through Presentations in Assembly and Classroom
  • Developing Collaborative Skills for Group Presentations
  • Introduction of Formal Speech Preparation and Presentation

Studio Art

 

  • Accurate Visual Observation
  • Use of Accidental Elements
  • Increased Concentration on Skill-development and Visual Concepts
  • Intense Exposure to a Wide Variety of Media
  • Exercises that Promote Expression and Definition of Oneself
  • Introduction to Art and Social Concerns
  • Projects Designed to Develop Imagination, Originality and Creative Thinking
  • Collage as a Formidable Medium

Leadership

Exploring Adolescence:

  • Uncovering the idea of self:
    • Self-esteem
    • How You Gain Knowledge
    • Confidence
  • How the Growing Brain Analyzes More Information:
    • Objective Information
    • Emotional Processing
  • Relationships:
    • Friends
    • Gender Communications

Communication:

  • Looking at the Communication Model
  • How Communication Changes between Genders
  • Appropriate Communication
  • Struggles of Communication

Choices:

  • How You Dress
  • How You Act
  • How It Affects You and Others

Physical Education

Games:

  • Rules
  • Sportsmanship
  • Teamwork

Equipment:

  • Assorted Sizes & Types of Balls
  • Softball Bats
  • Tennis Racquets, Racquetball Racquets, Pickleball Paddles, Speedbird Racquets
  • Lacrosse Sticks

Students Should Be Able to Perform the Basic Sport Skills in Specific Activities and Sports:

  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Dance
  • Distance Running
  • Fitness Principles
  • Fitness Testing
  • Hockey – Field & Floor
  • Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Pickleball
  • Nitroball
  • Golf
  • Racquetball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Speedball
  • Team Handball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Training
  • Table Tennis
  • Speedbird
  • Starball
  • Peteka
  • Eclipse
  • Track & Field
  • Tchoukball
  • Tsegball
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Snow Shoe
  • Rock Climbing
  • Bouldering

Theater Fine Arts

Technical Theatre Practicum

  • Students Explain the Functions and Interesting Nature of Scenery, Lighting, Sound, Costumes, and Makeup in Creating an Environment Appropriate for the Drama.
  • Students Analyze Improvised and Scripted Scenes for Technical Requirements.
  • Students Develop Focused Ideas for Using Visual Elements (Pitch, Rhythm, Dynamics, Tempo, Expression) from Traditional and Non-traditional Sources.
  • Students Work Collaboratively and Safely to Create Elements of Scenery, Properties, Lighting, and Sound to Signify Environments, and Costumes and Makeup to Suggest Character.

Spanish

Grammar:

  • Introduction to Reflexive Verbs
  • Introduction to Making Comparisons
  • Developing Gender and Number Agreement
  • Developing Prepositional Phrases
  • Developing Pronouns
  • Developing Writing in Present and Past Tenses
  • Developing Conjugating All Present Tense Verbs
  • Developing Past Tense (Preterite and Imperfect)
  • Developing Commands
  • Developing Idiomatic Phrases
  • Developing Gustar and Encantar

Content:

  • Introduction to Body Parts
  • Introduction to Clothing
  • Introduction to Directions
  • Introduction to Food and Restaurant Etiquette
  • Developing Descriptions
  • Developing Storytelling
  • Developing Telling Time
  • Developing Ordering Events
  • Short Chapter Books
  • Presentations and Skits
  • Cuentame Mas! Chapters 4-5

Culture:

  • Dia de los Muertos
  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Spanish-speaking Countries (Geography and Cultural Overview)
  • School-wide Study TBA Snnually

Formative Assessment

Stanford 10 – Scholastic Aptitude and Achievement

Education Northwest Writing Assessment

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