Welcome to First Grade
Units of study:
Writer's Workshop- Each day we write independent pieces and apply writing strategies that we've studied as a whole class or been privately coached on individually.
We are using a system called the Daily 5. We will work on components of this system each day. They include: Read to Self, Read to Someone, Listen to Reading, Word Work, Work on Writing.
We will also bring home books to read and record on our log. Parents should listen to the student read and record the title, date, and level of the book. Then return it to school the next day.
We will study months, timelines, rules, sportsmanship, voting, respect, United States Symbols, life in the past, goods, and services, basic needs, resources, human adaptations, heroism, federal holidays, maps, communitites, cultures, customs, and life in other countries.
We will study seasonal changes and their impacts on organisms, safety procedures, scientific process, materials, tools, classification of objects, organisms basic needs, natural resources, man made resources, states of matter, changes of properties, sun is energy source, estimating lengths, widths, and time, influence, energy, ways to get food, classify vertebrates,
Number Sense, Time, geometry, location words, addition, subtraction, graphs and charts, sorting, data, measurement, expressins, subtraction, patterns, fractions, symmetry, money, multiplication (arrays),