First Things, First!


What Will We Do in 1st Grade?


First grade is a big year for learning and growing.

Students will:


  • Read grade level sight words
  • Independently choose “just right” reading material
  • Locate the main idea and details in stories
  • Retell a sequence of events in oral and written stories
  • Print words legibly
  • Learn proper capitalization and punctuation
  • Explore narrative, informational and opinion writing genres
  • Count to 120 by ones, twos, fives and tens starting at any number
  • Understand basic place value of ones, tens and hundreds
  • Add and subtract numbers up to 20
  • Understand properties of two and three dimensional geometric shapes
  • Tell and write time to the hour and half hour
  • Use simple maps and globes
  • Learn about their community
  • Learn about Earth, Physical and Life Sciences
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First Grade Teachers

Mrs. Michele Brenner

Ms. Lana Ferguson

Ms. Maureen Fitzpatrick