November 18, 2017

1st grade

1st Grade

Language Arts
With prompting and support, developing foundational skills in the reading of literature and informational text through an emphasis on print concepts and phonological awareness, fluency, and word recognition. Language development is focused on learning the conventions of the English language as well as vocabulary development and application. Writing emphasizes the different text types, sharing of ideas, and an application of vocabulary. Opportunities for speaking and listening in the English language are integrated throughout the subject areas. 

Math foundations are developed with a focus on:
(1) developing understanding of addition, subtraction, and strategies for addition and subtraction within 20.
(2) developing understanding of whole number relationships and place value, including grouping in tens and ones; and compare double digit numbers.
(3) developing understanding of linear measurement and measuring lengths as iterating length units; and interpret data.
(4) reasoning about attributes of, and composing and decomposing geometric shapes.
(5) Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.

Life Science: Living and Nonliving
Make observations and compare young plants and animals.
Identify parts of a plant and how their functions help with growth and survival.
Develop understanding of the needs of plants in order to survive.
Health:  Healthy Me. 
Developing healthy choices and behaviors that that affect their health throughout their life.
Recognize behaviors that will reduce health risks through their life.
Develop understanding of the basic functions of the body and how it relates to their health.
Earth Science: 
Observe, describe and predict motion of the sun, moon, and stars.
Observe and describe seasonal patterns throughout the year.
Use tools and materials to design and build a device that uses light or sound to solve the problem of communicating over a distance
Physical Science: 
Use materials to design a solution to a human problem by mimicking how plants and/or animals use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Social Studies
Learning is focused on character development and communities. Students will develop map skills, identify community members and their jobs, heroes in the community both past and present and how location affects a community.

En el programa de Español de 1er grado se le da énfasis a las destrezas de la comunicación, lectura y escritura. Aplican la gramática del idioma al leer y escribir. Demuestran comprensión de la lectura, escriben textos cortos, utilizan vocabulario y oportunidades de expresarse oralmente. Leen textos fluidamente de acuerdo a su nivel.

Estudios Sociales
Conocen la comunidad donde viven, incluyendo el pasado, presente y futuro. Comprende los aspectos relacionados con el ser humano, su vida, su organización social en relación con el ambiente. El conocimiento de sí mismo y nuestra identidad. Formación ética y cívica. Las relaciones interpersonales y a convivir en armonía.

Students apply artistic processes and skills, using a variety of media to communicate meaning and feelings in original works of art.

The students will learn basic locomotor skills as well as changing directions and pace. Students will also how to strike stationary objects and bounce objects using two hands. 

Students learn essential computer terminology and how to use it.  Skills include recalling usernames and passwords, independently logging into computers, navigating the internet using web browsers.