At Holy Trinity Episcopal Day School, we recognize that God uniquely created each child. We understand that each child develops at a different pace and understands content through varying learning styles. Our talented teachers strive to meet each child where they are and achieve one school year’s growth.

 

Pre-K Classroom

The Letter People by Abrams
A research-based, developmentally appropriate, comprehensive Pre-K curriculum, The Letter People has withstood the test of time. This kid-friendly curriculum helps early learners develop the strong foundation
they’ll need for reading and writing success in today’s much more rigorous kindergarten classrooms.

  • Thematically organized
  • Integrated learning across language and literacy, math, science, and social-emotional development

  • Oral language and listening skills

  • Print awareness

  • Phonological and phonemic awareness

  • Alphabet knowledge: letter identification and sound-symbol association

  • Vocabulary development

Handwriting Without Tears
The Handwriting Without Tears® curriculum draws from years of innovation and research to provide developmentally appropriate, multisensory tools and strategies for the classroom. The program follows research that demonstrates children learn more effectively by actively doing, with materials that address all styles of learning. This curriculum is designed to make handwriting easy to learn in just 15 minutes a day. The result truly is handwriting without tears! 


 
 

Kindergarten Classroom

Beginning to Read, Write, and Listen Letterbooks by Lippincott
This curriculum is a multisensory reading and language arts program designed for young children. It consists of 24 letterbooks (workbooks),
each focusing on a single letter of the alphabet. Listening tapes and supplementary materials accompany each letterbook. The goal of this program is to provide exposure to the following: reading, handwriting, auditory language, and oral language.

Math Connects by McGraw-Hill
This curriculum provides opportunities for students to build their understandingof mathematical concepts and ample practice to master important skills through a problem-solving environment, insuring that students become life-long problems solvers. 

Shared Journals
eachers who provide daily practice in responding to journal prompts produce confident writers. This does not happen overnight. Teachers have to build up their students’ stamina for writing. At Holy Trinity, each Kindergartener is given a chance to share a personal experience with the class. Students can then recall story events or write their interpretation of the experience in their journals. Students are encouraged to use inventive spelling and the word wall of learned sight words to develop a journal entry. All journal entries are compiled into a binder for the parents to see writing growth throughout
the year.