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1st Grade 2015-2016

Dear Parents,

It’s time to begin a brand new year!  I would like to fill you in on all the things we will be learning this year in 1st grade.


Reading/Saxon Phonics:

  • Guided Reading
  • Journaling
  • Systematic Phonics Program
  • Letter Recognition and Pronunciation
  • Coding

Shurley English:

  • Grammar
  • Sentence Structure
  • Writing Techniques
  • Synonyms, Antonyms, and Homonyms

Saxon Math:

  • Numbers and Operation
  • Measurement
  • Problem Solving
  • Money, Time, Patterns, and Shapes
  • Graphing


  • Life Science (plants and animals)
  • Earth Science (land, air, water, weather and seasons)
  • Physical Science (properties of matter, motion, and sound)

Social Studies:

  • Communities and Families
  • Citizenship
  • Geography Skills (maps, charts, graphs)