• Math concepts this year include:


    • Sorting objects into groups based on shape

             -If I have a group of objects with 4 sides, does the circle or square belong in it?


    • Addition and Subtraction 
    • Measurement using a ruler
    • Telling time
    • Understanding place value

              -15 is one ten and 5 ones

    • Solving one step word problems

                   -If John has 6 apples and Amiyah eats 4, how many are there left?

    • ** Addition and Subtraction fast facts will be started after the New Year.  When the concepts are more secure, please continue to work on the fluency and speed of the facts so they are learned by heart.
    • 1+1=2
    • 1+2=3
    • 1+3=4
    • 1+4=5
    • Etc.
  • Our Reading Concepts include:

    Our goal this year is to teach your child several new stories within the “Journey’s” reading curriculum.  These stories will be reflected on several times a week and will the students with skills such as—

    -Determining Plot, Setting, Characters, and Theme

    -Defining Main Idea and Author’s Purpose

    -Inferencing, Prediction, Summarizing and Sequencing

    -Identifying Problem and Solution


    Below are the Sight words provided by the Journeys curriculum.  Once one row is mastered, each student will move on to the next!

    Please work with your child to master these words to reach their First Grade goals!


    you, for, and, be, play, help, with, her, what, look, have, too

    who, here, find, no, funny, they, all, me, does, my, do, sing

    friend, hold, full, many, good, pull, away, every, call, hear, come, said

    animal, of, how, some, make, why, her, she, now, today, our, would

    after, draw, read, was, pictures, write, eat, put, give, small, one, take

    blue, little, water, cold, live, where, far, their, been, never, own, brown, off, very, know, out

    down, green, open, fall, grow, yellow, goes, new, four, over, two, five, starts, watch, into, three

    bird, fly, shoes, both, long, walk, eyes, or, around, bring, show, because, carry, think, before, light

    about, by, car, could, don't, maybe, should, there, first, food, ground, right, sometimes, these, under, your

    done, great, laugh, paper, soon, talk, were, work, door, more, mother, old, try, use, want, wash

    few, window, shall, night, noise, world, loudly, story, baby, begins, eight, follow, learning, until, years, young

    again, alone, began, boy, father, house, nothing, together, ready, kinds, covers, country, earth, warms, soil, almost

    buy, city, family, myself, party, please, school, seven, above, bear, even, pushed, studied, surprised, teacher, toward

    always, happy, once, different, high, stories, enough, near, across, head, second, ball, heard, should, cried, large

    caught, thought, beautiful, took, minute, friendship, listen, idea, brothers, loved, people, everyone, most, sorry, field, only


Last Modified on August 11, 2019