3's Program Curriculum


  • Understand prayer is talking to God
  • Demonstrate a Christian response to others
  • Participate in liturgical seasons
  • Develop appreciation and sense of wonder for the gifts of Creation
  • Understand Holy Bible as God’s word to us

Key Scripture References

  • Psalm 23:1 The Lord is my Shepherd
  • Isaiah 9:1 Prophecy of Light
  • Isaiah 9:5-6 Prophecy of the Names
  • Luke 1:26-38 Annunciation
  • Luke 2:1-20 Birth of Christ and Adoration of the Shepherd
  • Matt 12:31-32 The Kingdom and the Mustard Seed
  • Matt 13:45-46 The Kingdom and the Pearl of Great Price
  • John 10:3-5, 10b-11, 14-16 The Good Shepherd
  • Mark 14:12-17, 22-24, 27 The Last Supper
  • Pentecost 2:1-11 Pentecost


  • Develop listening and understanding skills
  • Introduce print as a way to communicate a message
  • Develop verbal and nonverbal communication skills
  • Develop phonemic awareness
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the alphabet


  • Use writing materials to communicate ideas
  • Begin printing first name
  • Organize writing from left to right
  • Develop awareness of left to right and top to bottom in regards to print


  • Compare concepts of equal and not equal (size and quantity)
  • Begin to develop classification skills
  • Use size to place objects in order
  • Place and describe items in space using positional relationships
  • Develop number concepts 0-10