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First Grade

First Grade

Mrs. Sheila Iding

Mrs. Mary Kayser


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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