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First Grade

First Graders are Excited to Learn

Welcome to first grade!  This will be an exciting year filled with learning about the following topics:

Reading Literature

* Identify parts of a story - characters, setting, and plot

* Retell stories with key points

* Compare texts

* Read informational text

* Distinguish text features

* Identify key topic and details

* Key vocabulary development

* Read Foundational Skill

* Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words

* Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension

Writing Standards

* Write opinion, informative/explanatory poems, and narrative pieces

* Speaking and Listening

* Participate in collaborative conversations while asking and answering questions

Language Standards

* Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking

Math -

Operation and Algebraic Thinking

* Represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction

* Understand and apply properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction

* Add and subtract within 20

* Work with addition and subtraction equations

Number and Operations in Base Ten

* Extend the counting sequence

* Understand place value

* Use place value understanding and properties of operations to add and subtract


Measurement and Data

* Measure lengths indirectly and by iterating length units

* Tell and write time and money

* Represent and interpret data Geometry

* Reason with shapes and their attributes

TimeFlat Stanley

* Tell and write time to the hour and half hour


* Recognize and identify coins and their value

* Count a mixed collection of coins to determine their value


Science -

* Parts of Plants

* Parts of Animals

* Animal Survival

* Plant Survival

* Protecting Young

* Animal Traits

* Plant Traits

* Seasonal Patterns

* Patterns in Space

* Sound

* Behavior of Light

* Communication

Social Studies -

* Family Diversity

* Global Citizenship

* The President

* Maps and Geography

* Family Stories

* Economic Choices

* Holidays