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First Grade

Grade 1 Core Overview

English Language Arts

    I. READING
        a. Comprehension

        b. Structure of Literature
        c. Foundational Skills

             i. Decoding & Word Recognition
            ii. Phonemic Awareness
           iii. Phonics
           iv. Fluency

   II. COMPOSITION
        a. Types of Writing
             i. Expository
            ii. Explanatory
           iii. Narrative
        b. Organization and Focus
        c. Penmanship

  III. SPEAKING AND LISTENING
        a. Comprehension
        b. Organization and Delivery

   IV. LANGUAGE
        a. Spelling and Vocabulary
        b. Grammar and Usage
        c. Punctuation

Mathematics

   I. OPERATIONS AND ALGEBRAIC THINKING
        a. Addition (within 100)
        b. Subtraction (within 100)
        c. Repeated Addition

  II. NUMBER AND OPERATIONS IN BASE TEN
        a. Counting (to 1000)
        b. Place Value (hundred, tens, ones)
        c. Writing Numbers (to 1000)
        d. Estimation

 III. MEASUREMENT AND DATA
        a. Length
        b. Time
        c. Money
        d. Graphs

 IV. GEOMETRY
         a. Angles, Sides, and Faces
         b. Rectangles Partitioning

  V. PROBLEM SOLVING
         a. Development of Skills
         b. Strategies
 
History-Social Science

   I. CITIZENSHIP
  II. LOCAL GEOGRAPHY
 III. AMERICAN SYMBOLS, ICONS, AND TRADITIONS
 IV. CONTINUITY AND CHANGE
  V. OUR NATION’S DIVERSITY
VI. ECONOMICS: GOODS AND SERVICES

Science

   I. PHYSICAL SCIENCES – LIGHT AND SOUND WAVES
  II. LIFE SCIENCES – EXPLORING ORGANISM
 III. EARTH SCIENCES – SKY WATCHERS
 
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Grade 1 Enhancement Overview

Visual Arts

  1. Artistic Perception
    1. Patterns in Nature
    2. Distinguish Mediums
    3. Identify Elements of Art
  2. Creative Expression
    1. Texture in 2D/3D Art
    2. Mix Secondary Colors
    3. Use of Sculptural Materials
    4. Communicating Ideas and Feelings
    5. Create Representational Sculpture
    6. Still Life Observation Piece
  3. Historical and Cultural Context
    1. Diverse Common Objects Design
    2. Subject Matter in Art
  4. Aesthetic Valuing
    1. Discussing Elements of Works
    2. Reasons for Making Art
    3. Self-Critique of Art
  5. Connections, Relationships, and Applications
    1. Created and Realized Projects

Computer Technology

  1. Computer Ergonomics and Safety
    1. Workstation Ergonomics
    2. Internet Usage and Safety
  2. Computer Software & Hardware
    1. Computer Parts Outside
    2. Computer Parts Inside
    3. Computer Software
  3. Graphic Design
    1. Photoshop
    2. AppleWorks Paint
  4. Productivity Software
    1. Word Processing
    2. Presentation

Drama

  1. Artistic Perception
    1. Theatre Vocabulary
    2. Character Traits
  2. Creative Expression
    1. Pantomine, Tableau, and Improvisation
    2. Dramatize Simple Stories with Plot
  3. Historical and Cultural Context
    1. Origins of Stories
    2. Theatrical Conventions
    3. Audience and Actor Roles/Responsibilities
  4. Aesthetic Valuing
    1. Describe Positives from a Work
    2. Emotional Reactions to Theater
  5. Connections, Relationships, and Applications
    1. Beginning, Middle, and End
    2. Performance

Music

  1. Artistic Perception
    1. Patterns of Rhythm and Pitch
    2. Musical Forms
    3. Identifying Instruments in Music
  2. Creative Expression
    1. Sing with Accuracy from Memory
    2. Instrumental Accompaniments
  3. Historical and Cultural Context
    1. Music in Diverse Cultures
  4. Aesthetic Valuing
    1. Corresponding Movements w/ Music
    2. Ideas/Moods Conveyed Through Music
  5. Connections, Relationships, and Applications
    1. Responding Through Music
    2. Rehearsals for Improvement
    3. Winter and Spring Sing Performances

Physical Education

  1. Motor Skills and Movement Patterns
    1. Manipulative Skills
    2. Rhythmic Skills
    3. Combination of Movement Patterns and Skills
  2. Movement Concepts, Principles, and Strategies
    1. Movement Concepts
    2. Manipulative Skills
    3. Rhythmic Skills
    4. Movement Patterns and Skills
  3. Psychological and Sociological Concepts, Principles, and Strategies
    1. Self-Responsibility
    2. Social Interaction
    3. Group Dynamics
  4. Health and Nutrition
    1. Safe and Unsafe Places
    2. Healthy Behavior
  5. Healthy Decision Making
    1. External Influences
    2. Effects on Physical Activities

Spanish

  1. Content
    1. Different Viewpoints/Disciplines
    2. Addressing Elements of Daily Life
  2. Communication
    1. Formulaic Language Development
    2. Engage in Conversation
    3. Interpret Language
    4. Present to an Audience
    5. Functions of Foreign Language
  3. Cultures
    1. Appropriate Responses to Cultural Situations
    2. Cultural Perspectives and Practices
    3. Compare Cultures
  4. Structures
    1. Orthography and Phonology
    2. Comparing Languages
  5. Settings
    1. Language in Daily Settings
    2. Age-Appropriate Cultural/Language Opportunities outside the classroom