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First Grade Overview


Reader’s Workshop, Reading Conferences, Guided Reading, Phonics, Sight Words, Spelling, Shared Readings and Read Alouds

Topics: Building Good Reading Habits, Reading Nonfiction, Readers Have Big Jobs to do, Meeting Characters and Learning Lessons


Writer's Workshop, Writing Conferences, Spelling and Print Conventions

Topics: Small Moments, Nonfiction, Writing Reviews, Writing Fiction in a Series

Mathematics-Illustrative Mathematics Program

Topics: Addition, Subtraction and Working with Data, Addition and Subtraction Story Problems. Adding and Subtracting within 20, Numbers to 90, Adding within 100, Length, Geometry and Time, Putting it All Together


Patterns of the Sun and Moon, Engineering Light and Sound, Venus Fly Trap, Seasons Change

Social Studies

Holidays, Symbols of Our Country