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

Introduction to Numbers:

  • Count 1 to 30
  • 1:1 Correspondence
  • Writing Numerals 1 to 10
  • Recognition of Numbers 1 to 12
  • Ordination

Addition:

  • Introduction to Concept of Addition

Subtraction:

  • Exposure to Concept of Subtraction

Exposure to Problem-Solving Strategies

Exposure to Graphing Concepts

Introduction to Sorting

Recognize, Create and Extend Simple Patterns

Geometry:

  • Mastery of 2D Shapes
  • Exposure to 3D Shapes
  • Introduction to Spatial Relationships

Measurement:

  • Introduction to Length and Weight
  • Introduction to Capacity
  • Introduction to Calendar Skills
  • Developing Ability to Use Comparative Words
  • Exposure to Sense of Time

Money:

  • Exposure to Coins

Developing Understanding of Positional Words

Science

Inquiry:

  • Introduction to the Scientific Method
  • Introduction to Simple Tools
  • Magnifying Glass
  • Tweezers
  • Technology

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

  • Introduction to Observing and Describing Simple Seasonal and Weather Changes

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

  • Introduction to Observing and Describing Characteristics of Living Things
  • Introduction to the Basic Needs of Living Things
  • Introduction to Life Cycles

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

  • Introduction to Identifying, Describing and Comparing Properties of Objects

Social Studies

History: Understanding People Past and Present

  • Introduction to Family Structures
  • Develop Understanding of Characteristics of Self
  • Introduction to Characteristics of Others

Citizenship and Government:

  • Exposure to the Pledge of Allegiance
  • Introduction to School and Class Rules
  • Exposure to Leadership within ULS

Geography/Culture:

  • Introduction to Concept of Homes and Other Familiar Places
  • Exposure to Concept of City and State
  • Introduction to Diversity

Economics:

  • Introduction to Service Projects and the Benefits
  • Introduction to Philanthropy

Language Arts

Reading:

  • Mastery of Upper Case Letter Identification
  • Developing Consistent Recognition of Lower Case Letters
  • Introduction to Sounds of Letters
  • Developing Phonological Awareness
  • Introduction of Phonemic Awareness
  • Developing Concepts of Print
  • Exposure to Storyline
  • Exposure to Comprehension Skills and Strategies
  • Exposure of Various Genre
  • Dramatic Retelling of Stories

Writing:

  • Developing Pencil Grip
  • Developing Drawing Skills
  • Developing Letter Formation
  • Introduction to Formation of Words
  • Developing Storytelling Skills

Language:

  • Exposure to Vocabulary within Context
  • Introduction to Grammar within Context

Speaking and Listening:

  • Developing Presentation Skills
  • Developing Speaking Skills within a Group
  • Developing Listening within a Group
  • Introduction to Following Multi-Step Directions

Studio Art

Introduction to Materials

  • Exposure to Mixing Acrylic ,Tempera and Watercolor Painting
  • Relate Drawing to Mark-making
  • Introduction to Basic Drawing Materials such as Pencil, Pen, Pastel, Charcoal and Marker
  • Introduction to Observational Drawing Techniques
  • Exposure to Working with Clay and Basic Clay Tools
  • Exposure to Working with Scissors to Cut Paper
  • Exposure to Techniques with Glue, Glue Stick, etc.
  • Exposure to Art in Relationship to Self
  • Exposure to Art in Relationship to Story
  • Exposure to Art with Themes
  • Exposure to Other Art Media
  • Exposure to Using One’s Own Ideas to Make Art

Physical Education

Games:

  • Rules
  • Sportsmanship

Equipment:

  • Jump Rope
  • Rubber Balls
  • Parachute
  • Scooters
  • Hula Hoops
  • Bean Bags

Balance and Control

Movement to Music

Practice Movement: Skip, Hop, Jump, Gallop

Theatre Fine Arts

 

  • Dramatization of Stories
  • Exploring through Process Drama
  • Storytelling

Spanish

Grammar:

  • Exposure to Expressing Preferences
  • Exposure to Masculine & Feminine
  • Exposure to Singular/Plural Nouns

 Content:

  • Exposure to Greetings
  • Exposure to Numbers 1-20 in and out of Sequence

Sequence

  • Exposure to Colors
  • Exposure to Seasons & Nature-related Words & Songs
  • Exposure to Feelings
  • Exposure to Foods We Eat at Snack & Lunch
  • Exposure to Animals & Insects
  • Exposure to Immediate Family
  • Exposure to Clothing
  • Exposure to Parts of the Body
  • Exposure to Shapes
  • Exposure to Opposites
  • Exposure to Polite Expressions
  • Exposure to Topics Related to Classroom Investigations
  • Exposure to Traditions
  • Exposure to Familiar Children’s Literature

Culture:

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

Technology

iPads

  • Introduction to Use of Educational Apps
  • Introduction to Taking Photos
  • Introduction to iMovies
  • Exposure to Photo-taking

Health

 

  • Introduction to the Five Senses and their Functions
  • Introduction to How to Prevent or Reduce the Risk of Colds and Sickness by Using Basic Hygiene Techniques
  • Developing an Understanding of Rules that Help Keep us Safe in School and on the Playground
  • Developing an Understanding of Who You Should go to for Help at School
  • Developing an Understanding of Choosing a Healthy Snack to Stay Healthy
  • Exposure to Concept of an Active Life Leads to a Healthy Life

Formative Assessments

 

  • Observations
  • Slick Boards
  • Small Group Work with Teacher
  • 1-to-1 Assessments
  • Weekly Journaling
  • Portfolio Reflection
  • Anecdotal Records
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