Welcome to first grade!

  • AREAS OF CLASSROOM STUDY

     

    Language Arts & Reading:Treasures-Macmillan McGraw-Hill

    • Oral Language- Oral Vocabulary and Phonemic Awareness
    • Word Study- Phonics, High Frequency Words, and Spelling
    • Reading- Comprehension Strategies and Skills, Fluency, Skill Based Practice Readers, and Reader’s Response pages
    • Language Arts- Grammar and Writing
    • Treasures Macmillan McGraw-Hill reading program
    • Close Reading
    • Daily Five (Read to Self, Read to Someone, Writing, Word Work and Listen to Reading)
    • Non-fiction Instructional Texts
    • Fact-Based Discussions and Writing
    • Formative Assessments
    • Interactive Phonics and Language Arts Journals
    • Cross-curricular studies

    Writing: Lucy Calkins 

    • Fall: Narrative - Students will recount sequenced events, use order words, include details and closure.
    • Winter: Informational/Explanatory - Students will name a topic, supply facts about it, and provide closure.
    • Spring: Opinion - Students will introduce a topic, state an opinion, supply reasons to support their opinion, and provide closure.

    Math Expressions: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

    • Unit 1:  Partners and Number Patterns Through 10
    • Unit 2: Addition and Subtraction Strategies
    • Unit 3:  Unknown Numbers in Addition and Subtraction
    • Unit 4:  Place Value Concepts
    • Unit 5:  Place Value Situations
    • Unit 6:  Comparisons and Data
    • Unit 7:  Geometry, Measurement, and Equal Shares
    • Unit 8:  Two-Digit Addition

    Science: Pearson Scott Foresman

    • Plants and Animals
    • Solids, Liquids, Gases
    • Weather

    Social Studies

    • Rules and Laws
    • All About People
    • We Love Our Country
    • Where People Live
    • Marketplace
    • Our Changing World