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First Grade

First Grade

Mrs. Sheila Iding 

Mrs. Mary Kayser

 


 

Supply List
 

Religion


    • Jesus Teaches Us About God’s Love 
      • God Our Father
      • Blessed Trinity
      • Holy Family
      • Jesus and the People
      • The Great Commandment

 

    • We Are Followers of Jesus 
      • Jesus’ Followers
      • Jesus Died and Rose to New Life
      • The Holy Spirit
      • The Church Serves

 

    • We Belong to the Church 
      • Our Parish
      • The Sacraments
      • Baptism
      • Followers of Jesus
      • God’s Forgiveness

 

  • We Live Our Faith 
    • The Eucharist
    • The Mass
    • God’s Love
    • Mary and the Saints
    • God’s Creation
    • We Celebrate Liturgical Seasons 
      • Advent/Christmas
      • Lent/Holy
      • Week/Easter
      • Holy Days

 

    • Family Life 
      • Celebrating God’s Gifts
      • Gifts of family, self, life, love, and community

 

    • Saint Books 
      • Saint of the Month
      • Special Saint Lessons (learn 40 saints during the year)

 

    • Religion – We Serve Others 
      • First Friday Cards (for shut-ins)
      • Poor Bank (monthly donations to St. Vincent de Paul boxes)

 

  • Bible Study 
    • Weekly Book Club to read from Children’s Bible

Language Arts


    • Listening and Speaking 
      • Understand and follow directions
      • Listen critically-ask/answer questions
      • Use appropriate language/vocabulary
      • Retell story or message

 

    • Reading/Phonics 
      • Letter/Sound correspondence
      • Initial and final consonants
      • Short/long vowel sounds
      • Consonant digraphs/blends

 

    • Reading/Spelling 
      • Common spelling patterns
      • Syllable Patterns
      • Plurals, possessives, contractions
      • Root and base words (prefixes/suffixes)
      • Compound words

 

  • Reading/Vocabulary 
    • High-frequency words
    • Synonyms and antonyms
    • ABC order
    • Reading/Comprehension 
      • Preview and predict
      • Use decoding/vocabulary strategies
      • Story Maps, Diagrams, Charts
      • Compare, contrast, retell
      • Read aloud with fluency, expression

 

    • Writing 
      • Writer’s Workshop
      • Simple sentence structure
      • Organize thoughts
      • Young Authors – different genres: fiction, nonfiction, poems, letters, books

 

    • Grammar 
      • Word order and complete sentences
      • Nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs
      • Past and present
      • Edit/correct sentences

 

  • Handwriting 
    • Proper letter formation and spacing
    • Increased control of penmanship
    • Spatial awareness

Mathematics


    • Exploring Numbers 
      • Same, More, Fewer
      • Understanding numbers, 0-20

 

    • Basic Fact Strategies to 20 
      • Counting on/counting back
      • Adding doubles

 

    • Geometry and Fractions 
      • Atributes of shapes
      • Open/closed figures
      • Geometric patterns
      • Equal parts
      • Halves, thirds, fourths

 

    • Patterns and Numbers to 120 
      • Place value-tens and ones
      • Two digit numbers
      • Compare arid order numbers

 

  • Money 
    • Coins: pennies,nickels, dimes and quarters
    • Comparing coin amounts
    • Adding and subtracting money
    • Relating Adding and Subtracting 
      • Fact families to 20

 

    • Time and Probability 
      • Minutes and hours
      • Hour and half hour
      • Clocks and calculators

 

    • Measurement 
      • Length and height (In. and Cm.)
      • Calendar – months, days of the week

 

    • Exploring Two-Digit Addition/Subtraction 
      • Adding Tens
      • Ways to add and subtract two-digit numbers

 

  • Data and Graphs 
    • Pictographs
    • Bar Graphs
    • Tally Marks

Science


    • Living Things

 

    • Plants

 

    • Animals

 

    • The Sky

 

    • Weather and Seasons

 

  • Earth Resources
    • Matter

 

    • Force and Motion

 

    • EXTRA: Butterfly Unit Grow 
      • Live Butterflies
      • Butterfly Release

 

    • Animals

 

    • Pets, Reptiles, Birds, Wild Animals, Ocean Life, Dinosaurs

Social Studies


    • Time for School

 

    • In My Community

 

  • Work! Work! Work!
    • Our Earth and Resources

 

    • This Is Our Country

 

  • Our Country, Our World
  • Social Studies Extras 
      • World Explore – “Visit” a continent each month

     

    • Heroes – courageous men and women

Additional


    • Spanish

 

    • Pen-Pals 
      • Assigned 5th grade pen-pal
      • Reading, Writing, and Art Projects

 

    • Small group instruction

 

  • Special theme weeks