JDE: Level 3 Learning Objectives
Level 3: Advanced Curriculum Series includes
Over 90 Themed Activities: The advanced academic activities teach math, science, literacy, math and motor skills through a variety of 15 minute activities. Topics Include:
- Planet Earth
6 Multiple-Step Projects: The all-inclusive project teach math, science, literacy, art, health/safety, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, music and movement and literacy development in an engaging, multi-step project. Each project guides adults and children through investigating specific questions about the theme. The project supports the child in developing a hypothesis then testing and researching processes to find a conclusion.
- Project Camping: Outdoor Exploration
- Project Transportation: Understanding Package Delivery Systems
- Project Weather: Discovering the Elements
- Project Earth: Investigating Earth's Layers/ Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
- Project Construction: Building Components and Design
- Project Ocean: Oceanography - Introduction to Photosynthesis
Learning Objectives: Level 3 - Intermediate Academic Level Series
These activities have been developed to meet specific, age-appropriate, Kindergarten-Readiness skills and are specifically designed to address the academic domains: math, science, language, literacy, cognitive, problem solving, and physical development.
After completing all modules in the Level 3 Curriculum Series, the child should be able to:
- Solve simple addition and subtractions problems with objects.
- Count up to 20 objects, using one to one correspondence.
- Recognizes the names of Numerals.
- Understands size words (Smaller vs. Larger).
- Describe shapes by at least two characteristics.
- Complete patterns that have two or more elements.
- Sort objects into groups by two or more attributes.
- Show understanding of measurement by using measuring tools.
- Demonstrate Curiosity and ask Questions
- Engage in problem solving techniques.
- Use words to discuss predictions
- Use language to reiterate process and conclusions
- Use a variety of techniques to record information and data collection
- Use language to describe objects by a variety of attributes
- Demonstrate understanding of differences between people, animals, plants and other parts of the planet.
- Complete multi-step projects.
Language and Literacy
- Write their own name, without help.
- Follows three-step directions.
- Uses sentences in conversation to describe, explain or predict outcomes of real or imaginary events.
- Initiate and engage in literacy activities.
- Writes familiar words by looking at the word then copying.
- Identify all letters by sight and sound
Problem Solving Skills
- Predicts the results of a familiar action.
- Develops strategies to solve a problem.
- Communicates memories about a sequence of related events that happened in the past.
- Puts materials or objects together in new and inventive ways.
- Participates in challenging multi-step activities.
Gross Motor/Fine Motor Development
- Participates in a variety of gross motor activities that require balance and coordination.
- Hops on one foot five or more times.
- Uses scissors to cut out an object.
- Uses a pen or marker to write familiar words.
- Uses a pencil to trace new words