annual thematic units

Our curriculum is divided into four broad themes, starting with the child at the center, and then moving gradually outwards to the wider world. Browse through the sections below to see details about all four units, along with sample themes. 

me + my family


all about me

  • my body
  • feelings
  • what makes me special
  • interests


my family

  • characteristics
  • roles
  • cultures + traditions
  • where I live


fall

  • explorers
  • holidays
  • everything changes
  • animals


senses

  • sight
  • smell + taste
  • hearing
  • touch

SEPTEMBER • OCTOBER • NOVEMBER

my friends, school + community


friends

  • making friends
  • manners
  • teamwork
  • same + different


school

  • expectations
  • anti-bias + anti-bullying
  • schedules + routines


winter

  • holidays
  • everything changes
  • animals


community

  • community helpers
  • safety
  • neighborhood
  • careers

DECEMBER • JANUARY • FEBRUARY

my world


habitats

  • ocean
  • forest
  • desert
  • ecosystem


nature

  • holidays
  • everything changes
  • animals


spring

  • holidays
  • everything changes
  • animals


travel

  • transportation
  • communication
  • world wonders
  • continents
  • around town

MARCH • APRIL • MAY

my place in the world


earth

  • recycling
  • environmental health
  • climate


outer space

  • stars
  • planets
  • sun


summer

  • holidays
  • everything changes
  • animals


the world

  • other countries
  • children around the world
  • food
  • languages

JUNE • JULY • AUGUST