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Hope Lutheran School

4446 42nd Avenue SW
Seattle, WA 98116

(206) 935-8500


Philosophy & Approach

School Philosophy

General Approach to Learning: Play-Based

Curriculum & Teaching Approach

From the Director:

PRE-SCHOOL Curriculum: Religion: Creation:God made me and all things Thanksgiving Celebrating Jesus' birth and God's love Jesus at Home, School and Church Reading: Tracking left to right in reading Label objects Puzzles of the alphabet English: Letters A-Z Recognition of name Listening Following directions Spelling: Word Recognition Mathematics: Shapes Numbers and counting Measurement Different sizes Money Science: Major body parts Space Cause and effect Sensory activities Social Studies: Our community Citizenship Transportation Computer: Identify parts of a computer Use of standard terms Use of a computer mouse Physical Education: Spatial awareness Hand- eye coordination Balance Movement exploration Cooperative play Gross motor skill activities Art: Color awareness Use of glue Painting and print making Multicultural art Folding and cutting paper Tracing Weaving Music: Sensitivity to pulse in music Multiculture effect Rhythm activities (from school website)

Day in the Life

General School Mission

Hope Lutheran School is committed to providing quality academic instruction; equipping students for lifelong learning; recognizing each child’s unique abilities; and nurturing each child in body, mind and spirit in a community that cares and lives the Christian faith.