First Grade Curriculum Overview

 

Religious Studies

The Jesus Storybook Bible, and Egermeir’s Bible storybook, Explorer Bible (HCSB)

Language Arts

Writing Road to Reading by Spalding International

  • integrated curriculum for spelling, writing and reading
  • direct phonics instruction in phonemic awareness, systematic phonics, spelling, writing conventions, vocabulary, reading fluency and text comprehension
  • manuscript handwriting

 

Math

Math In Focus: The Singapore Approach

  • foundational math concepts taught through songs, rhymes, and hands-on activities
  • concept and skill development through hands-on instruction and practice
  • basic addition and subtraction facts, place value, mental math, geometry concepts

 

History/Geography

The Story of the World– Book One: Ancient Times

  • Ancients (5000 B.C. – A.D. 400)
  • From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor

 

Science                                

Noeo Science– Biology 1

  • Life Science
    • Animals
    • Human Beings
    • Plants

 

Spanish

Song School Spanish– Classical Academic Press

  • Spanish vocabulary with integration of reading and writing skills

 

Fine Arts

Artistic Pursuits- An Introduction to Visual Arts:

Early Elementary K-3 Book One