First Grade Work

What we will be doing in class this year!

by Debbie Hessert

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What We Will Do in Literacy:
Read age appropriate text fluently
Use comprehension skills, such as
    Sequencing
    Making connections
    Describing and comparing details
    Identifying author’s purpose
    Questioning
    Making inferences
    Visualizing
    Determining importance
    Synthesizing
    Monitoring comprehension
Phonemic Awareness
Blend and segment phonemes (sounds) 
Count syllables
Hear rhymes
Recognize rhythm and rhyme in poetry
Decode words
Practice new vocabulary
Alphabetize
Use pronouns
Use adjectives, nouns and verbs
Use detail to enhance sentence writing
Use alternate punctuation correctly

What we will do in Math:
3-D shapes
Spatial relationships
Patterns
Probability
Addition
Graphs
Skip counting
Calendar
Subtraction
Place Value, up to 100
Count coins and money
Tell time
Beginning fractions
Beginning measurement: length, weight, capacity

What we will do in Science:

We have three main units - 

Pebbles, Sand and Silt

Balance and Motion, and

Insects

We also study informally-

weather

seasons

cause and effect

plants and living things/non-living things

Earth Day/conservation

What we will do in Social Studies:

Formally

Community

Geography

Map Reading

Informally -

self-help skills

organization

following directions

problem solving

 

 

 

 

 

 

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