1st Grade

1st Grade

Miss Janet Cassetta
Mrs. Litz
Mrs. Nicole Tangorra


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                                                               


*Represent Data


*Two-Dimensional Geometry

*Three-Dimensional Geometry


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


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


First grade uses the ScienceFusion program.

The topics covered are:

*Five Senses

*How Scientists Work

*Physical Science:

-What is Sound?

-What is Energy?


-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:


*Needs and Wants                             

*Holidays and Traditions

*Goods and Services            

*Good Citizens                                   

*Our Changing World

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