Program Benefits

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PROGRAM BENEFITS

    • Professional Staff

    • Language-based learning environment

    • Developmentally appropriate activities

    • Transition to kindergarten

    • “Building Blocks” curriculum

    • Access to gymnasium for motor skills

    • Library visits - story time

    • Read Across America - Big Buddy Program

    • Celebrity Readers

    • PBIS

    • Basic concept development

    • Motor activities

    • Peer modeling

    • Social Skills

    • “Snack Drinks” provided


WHERE IS DEEP?

DEEP Entrance at 5 Hood Road

Programs are held in a space designed specifically for preschool education located at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School.


SAMPLE SCHEDULE

School Day Schedule

AM: 8:30-11:00

PM: 12:20-2:50

THREE YEAR OLDS

Focuses on:

Language/Early Literacy

  • Color identification

  • Answering questions

  • Make story predictions

  • Uses 4-5 word sentences

  • Follow directions

  • Vocabulary Development

Math Skills

  • Matching

  • Object Classifications

  • Understanding concepts

  • Rote counts to 5

  • One-one correspondence

  • Calendar concepts

  • Schedules

Fine Motor/Gross Motor

  • Using scissors/cutting

  • Drawing shapes

  • Movement

  • Drawings

  • Uses crayons, pencils,

  • markers, paints

Social Skills

  • Cooperative play

  • Participates in groups

  • Transition

  • Turn taking


Classroom Schedule:

  • Room Exploration and Table Top activities

  • Circle-Greeting, movement, songs, story

  • Snack

  • Whole group activity

  • Guided Centers

  • Movement

  • Whole group end of the day activity

  • Goodbye/Dismissal

FOUR YEAR OLDS

Focuses on:

Language/Early Literacy

  • Phonological awareness

  • Print and Alphabet

  • Vocabulary

  • Literacy text

  • Informational text

Cognitive

  • Colors

  • Same/Different

  • Problem solving

  • Counting /Numbers

  • Sense of time

Math

  • Sorts objects

  • Rote counts to 10

  • Numbers and Operations

  • First and last

  • Patterns

  • Vocabulary

  • Geometry

  • Measurement

Fine Motor/Gross Motor

  • Cuts a straight line

  • Can copy familiar words

  • Throws and kicks balls

  • Bounces balls

  • Moves forward and backward with agility

  • Hops two feet

Social skills

  • Takes Turns

  • Makes Choices

  • Cooperates with other peers

  • inventive in fantasy play

  • Manages belongings


Classroom Schedule:

  • Table Top Activities - puzzles, white boards, play dough, etc.

  • Big Group - attendance, pledge, calendar, story, songs

  • Work Stations

  • Bathroom and Snack

  • Motor Time

  • Mini-Group Time - handwriting, games, free choice

  • Journal

  • Departure