Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 3 Learners
Little Mountain Learning Academy offers 3 programs for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 3 Learners. In addition, Little Mountain Learning Academy also offers Tutoring Services for those who are looking for a more flexible and personalized experience.
Programs and Offerings
Age 3.5 – 5.5
The Caterpillar Program is an engaging early learning program for children aged 3-5. In 90-minute lessons, we boost communication, literacy, and language skills through play and themed activities. Our curriculum uses stories, songs, and art to build a strong foundation in phonological awareness. We also focus on personal, social, and emotional growth. After completing the Caterpillar program, your child will:
Upon completion of the Caterpillar program, your child will:
- Enhance Communication Skills: They’ll express themselves better and engage in conversations with peers and teachers.
- Boost Literacy and Language Skills: They’ll understand letters, sounds, and words, forming a literacy foundation.
- Improve Fine Motor Skills: Through creative tasks, they’ll develop better hand-eye coordination.
- Gain Independence and Confidence: Through independent play, they’ll become confident and self-reliant.
- Develop Social and Emotional Skills: They’ll learn to interact with others and manage emotions.
- Love Reading: They’ll appreciate stories and books, understanding letters, words, and story structures.
- Build Positive Work Habits: Through positive reinforcement, they’ll take pride in their work and strive to do better.
Kindergarten – Grade 1
The Butterfly Program is a phonics program for Kindergarten to Grade 2 students. It builds a strong foundation in English reading, writing, and speaking, promoting independence. The program follows a systematic approach, meeting children’s developmental and academic needs. We offer both in-person and online classes, with homework and reading materials provided for home reinforcement.
Upon completion of the Butterfly program, your child will:
- Understand Alphabet and Sounds: They’ll learn to read and spell Consonant-Vowel-Consonant (CVC) words.
- Develop Advanced Phonics: They’ll learn complex sounds, including long vowels and consonant blends.
- Improve Reading and Writing: They’ll read and spell a wider range of words and write accurate sentences.
- Enhance Vocabulary and Sentence Formation: They’ll learn themed vocabulary, phrases, and dialogues.
- Gain Confidence and Independence: They’ll participate actively and engage in a focused learning environment.
- Reinforce Learning at Home: They’ll have homework and reading materials to reinforce learning outside the classroom.
Grade 1 – 3
The Hare Program is a comprehensive language arts program for Grade 1 to Grade 3 students. In each 1.5-hour class, students expand their English Language Arts knowledge. The program enables students to make exceptional progress in reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and speaking and listening skills.
Upon completion of the Hare program, your child will:
- Develop Writing Skills: They’ll learn sentence structure, organization, and coherence.
- Create Original Texts: They’ll design and write their own fiction and nonfiction texts.
- Analyze Fiction: They’ll learn to critique fictional texts, examining plot, character development, themes, and literary devices.
- Master Language Skills: They’ll focus on accuracy in spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
- Engage in Deeper Learning: They’ll explore topics beyond surface-level knowledge.
- Develop Critical Thinking: They’ll analyze, evaluate, and apply information.
- Learn Research Skills: They’ll gather, evaluate, and synthesize information from various sources.
- Ask Insightful Questions: They’ll learn to ask meaningful and thought-provoking questions.
- Understand Global Issues: They’ll learn about global challenges, cultures, and perspectives.
Want to know more about our programs for Pre-Kindergarteners to Grade 3? Contact us today!