Learning in First Grade

Our first grade curricula for reading, writing, speaking and listening, and math are all aligned with the Common Core State Standards.  For a list of these standards go to:

http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/

AND

http://www.corestandards.org/Math/Content/1/introduction/

Our science curriculum is aligned with the Next Gen Science Standards.  These can be found at:   http://www.nextgenscience.org/sites/default/files/2%20combined%20topics%206.11.13.pdf

We follow our District Social Studies Curriculum which for Grade 1 which covers these topics:

  • Communities
  • Maine
  • Historical Knowledge
  • 5 Themes of Geography
  • Application of Processes

There are several field trips that we do throughout the year to enhance the learning experiences of our students in order to deepen their understanding of the subject matter and help them see a real world application of their learning.