First Grade Curriculum

Below are standard courses and homeschool curriculum for First Grade.

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Reading/Literature 1

  • Daily reading of classic literature from our library or yours
  • Log and track your progress

Language Arts 1

  • Sentence structure
  • Syllables
  • Long and short vowels
  • Blending sounds and consonant blends
  • Phonics
  • Word endings
  • Common, proper, and possessive nouns
  • Singular and plural nouns
  • Pronouns
  • Past, present, and future tense verbs
  • Adjectives
  • Conjunctions
  • Prepositions
  • Opinion writing pieces
  • Narrative writing pieces
  • Sequence writing pieces
  • Research writing pieces using a dictionary and thesaurus
  • Creative writing pieces
  • Spelling and vocabulary

Math 1

  • Basic addition and subtraction
  • Basic addition and subtraction word problems
  • Basic addition with algebraic concepts (10 + X = 14)
  • Count by twos, fives, and tens
  • Greater than, less than or equal comparisons
  • Very basic place value
  • Addition of two digit numbers
  • Subtraction of two digit numbers
  • The Metric System
  • Telling time

History/Social Studies 1

  • Rights and responsibilities of citizenship
  • Places and people in different times
  • Everyday life in different times and places
  • U.S. symbols, icons, and traditions
  • Backgrounds of American citizens
  • Basic economic concepts
  • My state

Science 1

  • Materials can be solids, liquids, and gases
  • Materials can change when they are mixed
  • Plants and animals inhabit different environments
  • Food chain ecosystems
  • How things work
  • Investigations and experiments

Visual and Performing Arts 1

  • Dance, music, art
  • Drawing and coloring
  • Connect-the-dots
  • Hands on crafts

Physical Education 1

  • Calisthenics
  • Build stamina and flexibility
  • Stretching and calisthenic techniques
  • History of calisthenic
  • Record and track your progress