1st Grade

1st Grade


Miss Janet Cassetta
Mrs. Lauren Hackett/Mrs. Litz
Mrs. Nicole Tangorra


Mathematics:

First grade uses the GoMath program. Parents can support children’s learning on the ThinkCentral website.

In first grade Math, children will cover the following topics:

Operations and Algebraic Thinking                                            

*Addition Concepts                                                                            

*Subtraction Concepts                                                                       

*Addition Strategies                                                                           

*Subtraction Strategies

*Addition and Subtraction Relationships 

Number and Operations in Base Ten

*Count and Model Numbers

*Compare Numbers

*Two-Digit Addition and Subtraction

Measurement and Data                                                               

*Measurement                                                                       

*Represent Data

 Geometry

*Two-Dimensional Geometry

*Three-Dimensional Geometry

Reading:

First grade uses the Lucy Calkin’s Units of Study program. Please have your child continue to use the Raz-Kids website to enhance their reading skills.

The units covered are:

Unit 1: Building Good Reading Habits

Unit 2: Learning About the World: Reading Nonfiction

Unit 3: Readers Have Big Jobs to Do: Fluency, Phonics, and Comprehension

Unit 4: Meeting Characters and Learning Lessons: A Study of Story Elements

Writing:

First grade uses the Lucy Calkin’s Units of Study program.

The units covered are:

Unit 1: Small Moments: Writing with Focus, Detail, and Dialogue

Unit 2: Nonfiction Chapter Books

Unit 3: Writing Reviews

Unit 4: From Scenes to Series: Writing Fiction

Science:

First grade uses the ScienceFusion program.

The topics covered are:

*Five Senses

*How Scientists Work

*Physical Science:

-What is Sound?

-What is Energy?

*Environment

-Weather, What Can We See in the Sky

-What Are Seasons

-What is Light?

*Life Science:

-Animal Needs

-Classifying and Grouping Animals

Social Studies:

The topics covered are:

*Maps                                     

*Needs and Wants                             

*Holidays and Traditions

*Goods and Services            

*Good Citizens                                   

*Our Changing World

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