小学6年级

Kindergarten-Grade 2 (lower elementary); Grades 3-5 (upper elementary)


小学低年级

我们的低年级课程侧重于幼儿园到二年级. These teachers work together as a team to ensure a smooth transition between grade levels. This team-level approach also creates a unique sense of community among our students and their families.

坚实的基础

Our elementary program is strengthened by our Pre-K program (Preschool and K-Prep) and the Kindergarten programs that prepare students for success in Grade 1 and beyond. 我们整个初级课程的特点是具有挑战性和 与发展相适应的 curriculum. We purposefully design our curriculum to ensure a fluid transition between grades. Our lower elementary classes use the same phonics program and math program in order to maintain instructional consistency.

从幼儿园开始,我们的学生就参与其中 Foundations & 框架(F&F)我们的幼儿园至六年级阅读计划. This reading program moves students beyond basic comprehension as it challenges students to 批判性的思考 about aspects such as character development, plot, and setting. The use of visual tools not only allows students to better understand their reading, 但它也帮助学生组织他们的写作.  

我们教室的“基石”是坚固的 韦德体育的世界观. 我们的核心价值观贯穿于整个课堂环境. Teachers purposefully integrate the Scriptures and a 韦德体育的世界观 into each content area taught. 学生也参加每日韦德体育教导和每周教堂服务.

Classroom instruction is enhanced through field trips and 实践项目 and demonstrations. 我们的K-2学生每周参加两次体育课. 这些课程侧重于团队合作、身体健康和基本运动技能. These lower elementary students also participate in music classes twice per week. 重点是享受音乐, 随着音乐移动, and preparing the vocal pieces to be performed at our annual Christmas and spring concerts. Each class also visits the library once a week in order to participate in a literature lesson and to check out books to bring home. 从一年级开始,学生们每周都要上美术课. 他们的作品在我们一年一度的春季艺术展上展出.

 

 发展型幼稚园

我们幼儿园是全日制的, 这是一个致力于发展的理念,并满足需求的 whole child在学术上、社会上、身体上和精神上. Academic fundamentals and godly character traits are the foundation of our Kindergarten program. Math, science, 社会研究, Bible, writing and early literacy skills are integrated into a language arts-based program. Music, Physical Education, and Library are a part of the Kindergarten student's experience.

The classroom environment introduces the child to academic work within the context of exploration, 合作游戏, 以及全班教学. 教室提供了一种气氛 discovery and 实验 通过教师主导和儿童指导 hands-on 使用各种各样材料的活动. Learning in this way helps each child discover new interests and God-given gifts, 表达的好奇心, 与他人合作, 交流思想. 孩子们发现学习是有意义的和有趣的.

Our developmental philosophy influences the components of our Kindergarten program.

  • 积极的课程与实践经验

  • 提供适当挑战级别的环境

  • 有创造力的学习者,为自己的成长能力感到自豪

  • 游戏是学习和自我发现的途径

  • Nurturing of children's growth socially, emotionally, physically, intellectually and spiritually

 

父母说

基石是你孩子上学的好地方! My children have received the love and care they deserve from the teachers and faculty... 你在其他任何地方都找不到这种家庭和以基督为中心的团体的感觉. I highly recommend 基石基督教学校 to anyone looking for a school for their children.
——CCS家长,发布于Greatschools.org
 
我喜欢看到我的孩子们在与主同行的过程中成长. I especially love to hear my ADHD son say that he is loving to learn and to write. 我很感谢Cornerstone对卓越的承诺.
- CCS家长匿名调查
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小学高年级课程

基石高中的基础课程侧重于3-5年级. These teachers work together as a team to ensure a smooth transition between grade levels. This team approach allows the teachers to work together to support each student's learning needs.

The upper elementary academic program upholds high expectations for student learning; our teachers partner with the parents to help each child reach these goals. 我们的老师有意设计课程来整合我们的 core values and 韦德体育的世界观 跨内容区域. 学生面临的挑战是 批判性的思考 因为他们在韦德体育世界观的光检查每个主题领域. 

Our upper elementary classes utilize the same math program in order to ensure a smooth transition between grade levels and to eliminate the possibility of gaps in student skills. The teachers focus on a deep understanding of the math concepts as well as mastery of foundational skills.

这些年级的学生继续学习 Foundations & 框架(F&F)我们的幼儿园至六年级阅读计划. This reading program moves students beyond basic comprehension as it challenges students to 批判性的思考 about aspects such as character development, 情节和背景. The use of visual tools not only allows students to better understand their reading, 但它也帮助学生组织他们的写作.

学生参加每日韦德体育课程以及每周的教堂. 社会研究和科学单元通过 实践项目 还有实地考察. Students also participate in the Academic Fair each spring which features cumulative projects such as their science experiments.

从三年级开始, students participate in music classes three times per week: one choral class and two recorder classes as they prepare for future instrumental instruction. In Grade 4-5, students continue with a weekly choral class and receive band instruction twice a week. Each of these musical groups performs at our annual Christmas and spring concerts.

All of our elementary students participate in physical education classes twice per week. These classes focus on teamwork, physical fitness, and learning basic sports-related skills. Students in Grades 3-5 also participate in weekly library classes as well as art class. 此外,学生每周访问计算机实验室进行技术指导.

 

全面发展孩子

Cornerstone continues to maintain a developmental approach to education throughout the upper elementary years. 一、教师理解 developmental 这些年级学生的阶段和行为期望. 他们有意识地根据这些信息来设计教室. Study skills support and training helps to prepare students for the independence of future grades.

有很多机会让学生发展他们的社交技能 合作学习项目. 具体来说,基础 & 框架(F&F), 阅读计划, 鼓励深思熟虑的小组讨论, 每个单元都以一个名为“智能艺术”的小组项目结束." Students gain confidence in speaking and presenting as they complete book reports and other similar projects. 此外,每个班每年都会有一个特别的小教堂.    

The uniqueness of having a Pre-K through Grade 12 program on the same campus offers a variety of opportunities for our students to see and to practice 仆人领导. 每个小学年级都有一个初中或高中年级. 这些伙伴等级全年聚在一起娱乐和服务. 我们的小学生能看见东西 role models 敬虔的领导 由我们的高年级学生. They also work side-by-side with these older students to complete one or two annual service projects for the community. Our elementary students also have opportunities to serve our younger students throughout the year as they participate in programs like "book buddies" or when other opportunities naturally arise.