1st Grade

Math

  • Everyday Mathematics
  • Singapore Math

Science

  • Exploration through hands on experiments

Engineering PLTW Launch

  • Unit of studies include: Exploring Engineering Design Process, Light and Sound, Light, Animal Adaptation and  Animated Storytelling, IOS apps,  IPADs 1:1 ratio

Computer Science: Coding and Programming

  • Computer Science Fundamentals: Visual Coding and programming language for readers.

Language Arts Reading

  • Phonics and reading comprehension
  • Open Court Program
  • Take home books
  • Ready Readers
  • Anthologies – open court reading

Language Arts Spelling and Vocabulary

  • Weekly Spelling Assessment
  • Open Court Spelling and Vocabulary
  • Vocabulary informally taught through literature

Language Arts Grammar

  • Phonics Skills  – Modern Curriculum Press

Social Studies

  • Unit of studies include : Communities, Presidents, Transportation, Rain Forest, Space and Texas History

Geography

  • Maps, Globes and Graphs -Steck Vaughn

Foreign Language

  • Spanish songs and basic vocabulary

Poetry

  • Child’s Garden of Verses

Physical Education

  • Full Size Basketball
  • Rebounders
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  •  Volleyball and Skating Rink

Music

  • Daily rotation of music – music and composers from time period under study

Art

  • Mixed media projects – Hands on activities

Nature Studies

  • Exploration of God’s creation through gardening and readings