Primary School

First Grade Curriculum

Our Curriculum

List of 4 items.

  • Language Arts

    • Superkids Reading Program: Phonics-based, comprehensive approach to literacy and comprehension
    • Fountas and Pinell Classroom: Balanced literacy approach to reading and writing 
    • Heggerty Phonemic Awareness
    • Zaner Bloser Handwriting: Letter formation
    • Introduction to grammar and punctuation
    • iPad apps and web-based programs
  • Mathematics

    • Dimensions Math: Singapore Math curriculum
    • Number sense approach to addition and subtraction
    • Patterns of numeracy, counting
    • Estimation
    • Place value 
    • Measurement, time, and coins
    • Problem-solving
    • Geometry and spatial reasoning
    • Introduction to Fractions
    • iPad apps and web-based programs
  • Science

    • Introduction to Scientific Investigations
    • Life Science - Plants and animal habitats, classification, life-cycle 
    • Earth Science - rocks, weather and the seasons
    • Physical Science - magnets, matter, and energy
    • Science labs
    • Scholastic News Science Spin
  • Social Studies

    • Building a school community
    • Holidays and traditions
    • Past and present
    • Charts, graphs, and diagrams
    • Scholastic News

Enrichment Curriculum

List of 6 items.

  • Foreign Language Curriculum (Spanish)

    • Development of essentials
    • Listening and speaking skills for everyday communication
    • Hispanic culture awareness
    • Enrichment activities including songs, games, dances, movies 
  • Art

    • Continuation of design principles, art history, and the care of tools
    • Use of various media
  • Music

    • Exploration of music concepts through singing, piano, and rhythm instruments 
    • Performance opportunities include singing in chapel, Christmas pageant
  • Physical Education Curriculum

    • Introduction to fitness development
    • Scooters
    •  Ball Skills
    • Cross-curriculum games
  • Library

    • Introduction to award-winning literature
    • Research skills
    • Makerspace activities
    • Green screen studio
  • Technology

    • Curriculum Integration
    • Basic computer skills
    • Keyboarding
    • Apple apps
    • Coding
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