Academics
Lower School

First Grade Curriculum

Our Curriculum

List of 4 items.

  • Language Arts

    • Balanced literacy approach to reading and writing 
    • Phonics, Spelling and Word Study 
    • Introduction to award-winning literature
    • Zaner Bloser Handwriting: Letter formation
    • Introduction to grammar and punctuation
  • Mathematics

    • Singapore Math-Dimensions Math
    • 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
    • ST Math (JiJi): critical thinking, problem-solving, spacial-temporal awareness
  • 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
    • Field trip to Moody Gardens
  • Social Studies

    • Building a school community
    • Holidays and traditions
    • Past and present
    • Charts, graphs, and diagrams
    • Scholastic Reader
    • Field trip to Heritage Village

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

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

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

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

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