Admin

First Grade

First Grade

First Grade is a year of highly visible progress in Language Arts. The four major milestones in first grade Language Arts are:

  • Knowing the names and sounds of all the consonants and vowels
  • Knowing the names and sounds of all the consonants and vowels
  • Understanding phonics concepts such as consonant combinations
  • Following along, reading, and summarizing simple stories with pictures
  • Developing an understanding of composition

First grade is also a year of exploration and discovery of the numbers in the world around us. Five major milestones for first grade math include:

  • Counting to 100 1's and skip counting 
  • Knowing the addition math facts
  • Adding and subtracting small numbers
  • Understanding the value of money
  • Knowing the units for measurement, time, and weight