First Grade Curriculum

E.L.A. (English Language Arts) Curriculum - StoryTown - (Harcourt), A to Z Reading and Writing, & Empowering Writers
Reading:

- poetry, fantasy, folktale, fiction, realistic fiction, informational text
- ask and answer questions as who, what, where, when, why and how to demonstrate understanding in text
- describe overall structure of a story, acknowledge different points of view of characters
- understand main idea, key details, characters, setting, problem and solutions
- compare/contrast
- read with fluency to support comprehension with grade level text
- first - grade high frequency sight words
 

Writing:
- write opinion, informational, narrative, expository, and persuasive writing pieces
- opinion writing -  provide reasons to support opinions and a conclusion statement
- write informative/explanatory - introduce topic, use facts to support topic and use  concluding statement
- write narrative - where they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, including details, actions, thoughts, and feelings, and provide a sense of closure
- write informational text - explain how specific images contribute and clarify the text
- describe how specific points support the authors purpose
- compare and contrast the most import facts with two texts 
- 6 + 1 Writing Traits
- Daily Five 
- Zaner-Bloser Handwriting 
 

 
Math Curriculum - Go Math (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Operations & Algebraic Thinking

- use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve one and two-step problems
- know all sums of two one-digit number, odd and even numbers
- use addition to find the total number of objects 
Numbers & Operations in Base 10 
- understand that two digits of a two digit number represents amounts in  tens, and ones
- count within 100, skip count by 5, and 10's
- compare one and two digit numbers
- fluently add and subtract within 20 using different strategies
- explain why addition and subtraction strategies work, using place value and the properties of operations
 
Measurement & Data 

- measure the length of an object using rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tapes
- lengths in inches, feet, centimeters and meters
- use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems
- represent whole numbers on number line to 100
- tell and write time to the hour and half hour on analog and digital clocks
- draw picture and bar graphs
 
Geometry 
- recognize and draw shapes having specific attributes, angels and faces, identify triangles, quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons, and cubes
- partition rectangles into rows and  columns of same sized squares and count to find the total number of them
- partition circles and rectangles into two, three and four equal shares, describe halves, quarters etc, 
 
Social Studies Curriculum
- Rules and Laws
- Where People Live
- We Love our Country
- Our Changing World
- Meeting People
- The Marketplace
- Holidays and Famous People

Science Curriculum 
- Senses
- Plants and Animals
- Natural Resources
- Weather and the Seasons and the Sky
- Energy in our World

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