Kindergarten is for children who are five years old by June 1. Covenant Classical School offers a half day program (Monday through Friday, 8am-12:30pm) and a full day program (Monday through Friday, 8am-2:30pm.) For some children, Kindergarten is the first opportunity to experience a formalized learning environment.
Covenant Classical School goals for Kindergarten are the following:
Bible: Beginner's Bible (Zonder Kids)
This study takes students through a survey of the prominent characters of the Old Testament and includes the birth, ministry, death and resurrection of Christ. Kindergarten students memorize a Bible verse each week and a poem each month.
Phonics/Language Arts: The Good and the Beautiful; Spell to Write & Read
This program employs a multi-sensory approach and methodology that appeals to every type of learner- kinesthetic, auditory, or visual.
Students master many number skill concepts and facts such as rote counting by 1’s, 2’s, 5’s and 10’s, patterns, ordinal numbers and positions, coins, telling time, addition, and subtraction.
The unit studies span a range of topics focusing on the humanities and science. The topics include a study of: the Body, the Five Senses, Community Helpers, Explorers, Native Americans, Pilgrims, the Solar System, Snow, Oceans and Continents, North Carolina, Famous Americans, Dinosaurs, Seeds and Plants, Spiders, Insects, Frogs and the Rainforest.
Kindergartners attend art class and music class two times a week, PE three times a week, the library and Reading Buddies once a week.
The kindergarten class goes off campus for the following field trips:
Fire Station, Post Office, Library, Patterson Farm, Children’s Theater of Charlotte