1st Grade Curriculum

SEPTEMBER-   Getting to know you activities and name tags.

Word recognition-   Sound boxes (3 letter words).

Vocabulary-   Site words (the, of, and, a, to, in, is, you, that, it, he, for, was, on, are, as, with, his, they, and at).

Reading-   "What is the Time, In the Morning, and In the Afternoon".

Literature analysis-   Beginning, middle, and end.

Writing composition-   Write complete sentences.

Spelling/grammar-   Punctuation at the end of a sentence.

OCTOBER-

Word recognition-   Short -a-, -i-, and -o-.

Vocabulary-   Site words (be, this, from, I, have, or, by, one, had, not, but, what, all, were, when, we, there, can, an, and your), color words, and number words.

Reading-   "Walking in Autumn, and Go Vegetables Go".

Literature analysis-   Sequencing.

Writing composition-   Sentence writing.

Spelling/grammar-   McCrackin spelling- beginning or end sounds.

November-  

Word recognition-   _et and _en word families, Short-u- words.

Vocabulary-   Site words (which, their, said, if, do, will, each, about, how, up, out, them, then, she, many, some, so, these, would, and other).

Reading-   "A Ride" and "Miss Jill's Ice Cream Shop".

Writing composition-   Sentences with site words.

Spelling/grammar-   short -a- and -i- spelling words. 

December-

Word recognition-   -r- blends

Vocabulary-   Site words (into, has, more, her, two, like, him, see, time, could, no, make, than, first, been, its, who, now, people, my, made, over, did, down, only, way, find, use, may, water, long, little, very, after, words, called, just, where, called, just, where, most, and know).

Reading-   "Sky high".

Literature analysis-   Detail webs.

Writing composition-   Writing sentences with site words.

Spelling/grammar-   Short-a-,-i-,-o- spelling words.

January

Word recognition-     Short u words.

Vocabulary-     Know, where, just, called, words, after, very, little, and long.

Reading-     "Stripes, My Dad, and My Mom"

Literature analysis-     Sequencing.

Writing composition-     Best  Friend  poem.  

Spelling/grammar-     sh  and  ch, digraphs. 

February

Word recognition-     Long vowels with silent e at the end.

Vocabulary-     water, use, find, way, only, down, did, over, made.

Reading-     "Dollar and Cents"

Literature analysis-     Summarizing, noting details.

Writing composition-     Writing a sentence.

Spelling/grammar-     Punctuation.  

March

Word recognition-     -oa-, ow sounds.

Vocabulary-     my, people, now, its, been, first, see, like.

Reading-     If You Give a Pig a Pancake.

Literature analysis-     Fantasy/reality.

Writing composition-     Write an invitation.

Spelling/grammar-     pronouns.

April

Word recognition-     Long -i- with the spelling of -y-.

Vocabulary-     Two, her, more, has, and into.

Reading-     When I'm Old with You.

Literature analysis-     Characters and setting.

Writing composition-     Writing complete sentences.

Spelling/grammar-     Adding -es- to naming words.