Kindergarten students at Arma Dei Academy begin a chronological study of the Old Testament of the Bible, which serves as the history course as well. Reading and math skills are also a central focus. Additionally, handwriting, beginning grammar, and science are studied.
Kindergarten students at Arma Dei Academy begin a chronological study of the Old Testament of the Bible, which serves as the history course as well.
Bible: Old Testament (English Standard Version)
- Six days of creation
- Adam and Eve
- Noah and the flood
- The tower of Babel
- Abraham and Sarah
- Isaac, Jacob, and Sarah
- Moses and Egypt
- Christmas and Easter narratives
Each subject is taught from a biblical perspective at Arma Dei Academy. While each day opens with prayer and a formal study of scripture, biblical discussion is not limited to a particular class period. Scripture memory is a critical component of the curriculum.
Attentiveness, Obedience, Truthfulness, Orderliness, Gratefulness, Forgiveness
Logic of English: The Logic of English is a systematic, multi-sensory approach to learning how to read, spell, and write. In Foundations A & B students gain phonemic awareness, learn to read and write basic phonograms, and increase reading fluency through structured and playful activities.
Phonics and Reading Instruction: LOE Foundations A & B
- Phonemic Awareness
- Sounds of A-Z
- Short Vowel Words
- Long Vowels
- Schwa Sounds
- Multi-letter phonograms
- Short Sentences
Spelling: LOE Foundations A & B
- Learn and apply 8 spelling rules
- Spelling analysis
Penmanship: The innovative Rhythm of Handwriting™ method, which is integrated within the Logic of English curriculum, aids students in developing fluid handwriting. Beginning in kindergarten, students learn cursive penmanship.
- Taught and practiced using a rhythmic approach
- Targets and develops both gross and fine motor skills
- Emphasizes uppercase and lowercase letter formation and spacing
Math in Focus: A Singapore Approach
During Kindergarten Enrichment Only
Elemental Science: Exploring the World Around Me
God Made Music K
Introduction to Music
- Rhythm clapping and tapping
- Singing on key and in tempo
- Movement to music
- Folk Songs, children's worship songs with movement, hymns, and attribute songs
- Basic elements of art
- Color theory
- Basic concepts
- Beginning level guided drawing and painting techniques
Arma Dei Academy offers half day Kindergarten options. In addition, enrichment opportunities are available for AM Kindergarten students to extend their day to 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Space is limited.
Please contact the Mr. Stephen Taylor, Head of School, with any questions.