Grades

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January 18

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Reading Goals

Reading Benchmarks

Reading Workshop

Readers Get to Know the Characters in Books

• Readers use pictures and words to learn important information about the characters in their books

• Readers reread books to make sure they don’t miss important clues about their characters. They think about how the characters feel and act

• Readers think about how characters have changed and what lessons they have learned

• Readers cite evidence from the text to prove their ideas about their characters

 
writing

Writing Workshop

Non- Narrative Writing (All About)

• Writers use what they know to teach others

• Writers organize their writing to show their ideas. They include leads and a have a sense of closure

• Writers supply facts and details to teach others

 
Math

Math

• Count by tens and ones to 120

• Show numbers in different ways

• Model, read, and write numbers to 120

• Understand tens and ones (place value)

• Use place value and properties of operations to add and subtract

 
 

Curriculum Conference

Mrs. Bernstein, Ms. DeLeon, Ms. Eisenberg, Mrs. Ickowics, Mrs. Sonnenberg

The following is a basic overview of our first grade curriculum. Each area will involve children working individually and in groups. Many exciting projects and class trips are being planned. We will be working with Performance Tasks and following the Common Core State Standards in Literacy and Math.

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Literacy

The aim of the first grade is to learn reading skills and vocabulary, and build a background for comprehension, thinking, analyzing, and predicting..

Reading Workshops/Writing Workshops – individual conferencing

  • Grammar and Writing Mechanics
  • Phonics/Word Attack Skills
  • Library lessons
  • Poetry appreciation
  • Book sharing/Read alouds/Guided Reading
  • Writers’ Workshop
  • Listening and speaking skills
  • Leveled “Just-Right” Books

Math

Go Math!

  • Addition
  • Subtraction
  • Addition and Subtraction relationships
  • Count and model numbers
  • Compare numbers
  • Two-digit addition and subtraction
  • Measurement
  • Represent data
  • Three-dimensional geometry
  • Two-dimensional geometry

Art

  • Thematic/seasonal project
  • Connect to literature

Trips

Trips are in the planning process. You will receive further notification.

 

Health and Safety

  • Good nutrition/health
  • Bus safety
  • Fire prevention
  • Safety in school, home and community
  • Snack time – healthy snacks

Social Studies

  • Current Events
  • Map and globe skills
  • Cultural backgrounds and diversity
  • Communities around the world
  • People of the world- economic, social and political aspects of families, neighborhoods, and nations
  • American government and history
  • American government and history
  • Families

Science

  • Animals
  • Environments for living things
  • Solids, liquids, and gas
  • Heat, light, and sound
  • Weather
  • Seasons
  • Objects in the sky

Clusters

  • Math Enrichment - Ms. Mammes
  • Computers - Mr. Bebenroth
  • Enrichment – Mrs. Hammer
  • Gym - Mr. Niccolich
  • Library - Ms. Gruber
  • Music- Ms. Desvigne
  • Art- Ms. Cooper
 
 
 
 
 
 

Trips

Trips are in the planning process. You will receive further notification.

 

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