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First Grade

FIRST GRADE TEACHERS

1-1     M. Bennett

1-2     K. Dixon

1-3     D. Lambre (ENL)

1-4     N. McCormick (ENL)

1-5     B. Padden

1-6     C. Piel/K. Scofield

1-7     K. Treiling


WRITING GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Use proper conventions (capitalization, punctuation and phonetic spelling)
  • Use the writing process within narrative, informational and opinion writing:
    • Generate an idea
    • Plan
    • Write with details
    • Revise
    • Edit
    • Publish


READING GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Master high frequency words
  • Identify and use long and short vowel sounds
  • Use a variety of word-solving strategies when reading independently
  • Retell the important events in a story
  • Identify facts in an informational book

MATHEMATICS GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Count to 120, starting at any number
  • Add fluently within 10
  • Use a variety of strategies to add and subtract within 20
  • Solve word problems using addition and subtraction

SCIENCE GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Understand the scientific method
  • Explore
    • Sound
    • Light
    • Animals and plants survival
    • The Sun and Shadows

SOCIAL STUDIES GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Explore and value diversity
  • Increase understanding of multi-cultural traditions
  • Establish the need for rules and communities
  • Identify community helpers and their impact on the community
  • Explore our nation's symbols, traditions, holidays and celebrations  

 

LANGUAGE GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Practicing high frequency words

  • Click here for the high frequency words slideshows
  • Form categories

  • Match a picture to an oral statement

  • Use sentences to describe pictures

  • Title pictures and stories

  • State main idea

  • Use beginning sentences

  • Predict outcomes

  • Identify nouns and verbs

  • Explore grammar, sentence structure and punctuation

  • Explore antonyms and synonyms

  • Use contractions, compound words and possessives

  • Follow A, B, C, (alphabetical) order

  • Practice the skills to understand and follow directions

  • Write a 3-line story


READING GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Identify and use initial and final consonant sounds

  • Identify and use vowel sounds

  • Construct experience stories

  • Read orally

  • Use signal words

  • Inter main idea

  • Sequence events with signal words

  • Practice the skills to understand and follow directions


MATHEMATICS GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Count using number words and symbols to increasing levels

  • Count by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s

  • Add facts

  • Subtract facts

  • Explore equal fractions of whole numbers

  • Collect and classify items

  • Tally items

  • Graph and chart events

  • Predict outcomes

  • Judge time

  • Count money

  • Use the calendar

  • Measure other items using standard and non-standard means

  • Solve problems

  • Explore place value


SCIENCE GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Formulate hypotheses

  • Use scientific procedures to test hypotheses

  • Explore dynamics of growing from seed to plant

  • Compare and contrast characteristics of living and non-living things

  • Demonstrate environmental awareness through personal action

  • Explore properties of objects

  • Use information from the five senses to explore things:  taste, touch, hear, sight, smell


SOCIAL STUDIES GOALS FOR STUDENTS:

  • Explore and value diversity

  • Increase understanding of multi-cultural traditions

  • Establish equity as a cornerstone of American democracy

  • Explore common human characteristics

  • Relate home and family rules to community rules

  • Establish the need for rules

  • Explore our nation’s symbols, traditions, holidays and celebrations

  • Use maps and globes to discover boundaries

  • Practice using directional arrows

  • Compare and contrast sizes of bodies of land and water



                             
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