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First Grade Curriculum

1st. gradeWe offer a rigorous academic curriculum based on 21st Century Skills. We provide our students with a research based, developmentally appropriate curriculum.

We provide our students with a research based, developmentally appropriate curriculum.

Curriculum Areas

  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Art
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Spanish
  • Religion
  • Technology
  • Library/Media

Reading & Language Arts Development

  • Know and use long and short vowel sounds
  • Recognize basic sight words
  • Sequence events within a story
  • Read orally and fluently
  • Self-correct when reading
  • Use comprehension skills
  • Compose a complete sentence
  • Identify nouns, verbs and adjectives in a sentence
  • Apply capitalization rules and basic punctuation to written work
  • Demonstrate correct letter placement and formation

1st.Religious Development

  • Appreciate the presence of God in their lives
  • Recognize self as a child of God, belonging to His family
  • Know basic daily and meal time prayers
  • Have a basic understanding of sacraments and church year
  • Introduction to Saints, Creation, Beatitudes, Stations of the Cross, Rosary, Stewardship, Ten Commandments

Math Development

  • Sort/classify/compare
  • Count by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s to 100
  • Construct/interpret a simple graph
  • Demonstrate problem solving skills
  • Tell time – hour and half hour
  • Money – quarter, dime, nickel, penny up to $1.00
  • Measurement
  • Place value to hundreds
  • Fractions – ½, 1/3, ¼
  • Addition and subtraction facts to 10

Science Development

  • Energy
  • Plants and their parts/functions
  • Earth, space, sun, stars
  • Observe weather and recognize seasons
  • Living and non-living
  • Characteristics of Matter
  • Force and motion
  • Habitats

Social Studies Development

  • Recognize famous people and their contributions to our world
  • Compare communities of the past to the present
  • Citizenship/rules and laws, rights and responsibilities
  • Develop a basic understanding of map skills
  • American symbols and monuments
  • Economics
  • Florida

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