First Grade Curriculum
English Language Arts
Students learn Spalding phonograms, spelling, grammar and handwriting. Most students participate in grade level reading using Open Court reading materials. There is also a class for above level readers working a grade ahead in Open Court.
Click here to download the Language Arts Overview for first grade.
First grade students work in the Grade 2 Saxon Math program. Special emphasis is given to adding and subtracting within 20 using manipulatives and standard algorithms to develop fluency, developing an understanding of base ten notation and describing and analyzing shapes.Click here to download the Saxon Standards for first grade.
Click hereto download the Saxon Scope and Sequence for kindergarten through second grade.