Preschool (age 3)
01 / MATHEMATICS
In math, we introduce a lot of concepts. We mainly focus on completing simple patterns, sorting by attribute, identifying basic shapes and colors, recognizing numerals 0-20; but we work on many other mathematical skills throughout the year.
02 / LANGUAGE ARTS
In language arts, we focus on identifying letters (both upper and lower case) and the formation of the letters. We work on reading comprehension skills, as well as introducing sequencing, concepts of print. By then end of the year, our goal is to have every student able to write his own name and form all upper case letters.
03 / SCIENCE
In science, we have the opportunity to explore and create. We touch on several subject including animals, seasons, plants, life cycles, safety, and cleanliness.
04 / SOCIAL STUDIES
For our social studies, we start with introducing each child as a special and unique individual. We then continue on to how that individual fits into a family and a community. Through those themes, we work on geography concepts, qualities of a responsible citizen, and an appreciation for the world around us.
05/ FOREIGN LANGUAGE
Students are introduced to Spanish at an early age and will continue Spanish lessons through their time at the Science Academy of Chicago
06 / MUSIC
In music, students throughout the year will explore the various aspects of music including but not limited to: instruments and instrument families, note recognition, musical genres and Broadway Musicals.
07 / ART
Weekly classes in the art studio offer students a safe space to explore and create art in a caring and nurturing environment. Students will develop language skills as they discuss different art form and the history of art. Students will also learn to work with new mediums and different techniques.
08 / PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Physical education is important to develop activity patterns and sills. Your child will have physical education twice where they will participate in age appropriate activities.