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The Wonderful World of First Grade

First grade is a year of highly visible progress in reading and language arts. The four major milestones in first grade reading and language arts are:

  1. Knowing the names and sounds of all the consonants and vowels
  2. Understanding phonics concepts such as consonant combinations
  3. Following along, reading, and summarizing simple stories with pictures
  4. 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:

  1. Counting to 100 by 1’s and skip counting
  2. Knowing the addition math facts
  3. Adding and subtracting small numbers
  4. Understanding the value of money
  5. Knowing the units for measurement, time, and weight
  6. Knowing the names and sounds of all the consonants and vowels

 

 

 

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