1st Grade

  • Hello Fantastic First Grade Families! We are looking forward to a fun and productive year of inquiry and learning with you and your child. When the children know their parents and teachers are working together as a team, they are encouraged to do their best.

     

    We love teaching First grade! There is so much growth and development ahead of us this year. It is a time for exploration, discovery, and inquiry. We assure you that we will do our best to create a warm, supportive, and positive learning environment for your child. In planning your child’s learning, we will take into consideration their special strengths, needs, and interests. Please do not hesitate to call/message us with any questions, concerns, and/or clarifications you may have. We are here for both your child and you. We are looking forward to a spectacular year together!

     

    A Glimpse into First Grade Topics/Units:

     

    MATHEMATICS:

    Module 1

    Sums and Differences to 10

    Module 2

    Introduction to Place Value Through Addition and Subtraction Within 20

    Module 3

    Ordering and Comparing Length Measurement as Numbers

    Module 4

    Place Value Comparison, Addition and Subtraction to 40

    Module 5

    Identifying, Composing, and Partitioning Shapes

    Module 6

    Place Value Comparison, Addition and Subtraction to 100

     

    READING (priority standards):

    RL.1.1

    Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

    RL.1.4

    Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

    RL1.10

    With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1

    RI.1.1

    Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

    RI.1.4

    Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.

    RI.1.9

    Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic.

    RI.1.10

    Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic.

    L.1.4,1.5

    Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies. With guidance and support from adults, they demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

     

    WRITING (priority standard):

    W.1.8

    Research to Build and Present Knowledge - With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

     

    SOCIAL STUDIES UNITS:

    The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship

    Geography and Community

    Life Today and Long Ago

    Cultural Literacy: Once Nation, Many People

    Economics: Goods and Services

    Applying What You Know: Life Today and Long Ago, and Geography of Community

    Symbols, Icons, and Tradition of the U.S

    Being a Good Citizen Throughout the Year

     

    SCIENCE UNITS:

    Animal and Plant Defences

    Light and Sound

    Spinning Earth