- learn addition and subtraction strategies for facts to the sum of 20.
- comprehend math fact families.
- develop knowledge of gathering data and creating graphs.
- comprehend place value to 120.
- be exposed to basic geometric concepts.
- tell time to the nearest hour and half-hour.
- understand measurement according to length, height and time.
- be exposed to two-digit addition and subtraction.
- comprehend: 1/2 & 1/4.
- acquire problem-solving skills.
- distinguish attributes of given shapes.
- be able to add & subtract 10 from a given number.
- be exposed to a variety of hands-on activities to develop life-long math skills.
Next Generation Science
- identify characteristics of living things.
- describe relationships between plant/animal parts and their functions.
- investigate and describe how light and sound travel.
Space and Technology
- make predictions based on apparent movement of the sun, moon and stars.
- be exposed to many cross-curricular activities that require hands-on experiences with technology.
- begin keyboarding skills
- learn basic computer skills.
- ask, answer, and retell key details of a text.
- describe characters, setting and major events of a story.
- explain differences between books that tell stories and give information.
- know and use text features to locate key facts and information in a text.
- distinguish long/short vowel sounds.
- decode words, vowel teams and word endings/digraphs.
- read grade level prose, poetry and information text.
- understand correct sentence structure.
- write clear and coherent sentences and paragraphs.
- formulate and write an opinion about a topic or book.
- write about a topic in informative/explanatory text.
- write narratives with sequenced events.
- write left to right, top to bottom with proper spacing.
- demonstrate command of conventions of standard English grammar/usage.
- create a class book for the Young Authors’ Faire.
- understand the importance of community: school, city, state and world.
- develop good citizenship.
- acquire primary map skills.
- be exposed to geography at the state, country and world levels.
- focus on understanding importance of national holidays and inspiring Americans.
- have art integrated throughout the curriculum.
- participate in a formal classroom music program twice each week.
- perform at the Christmas Program and Spring Concert for the school community.
- have the opportunity to perform in our school’s drama production
- participate in 2 classes per week.
- exercise to strengthen their bodies.
- learn and participate in various sports.
- learn good sportsmanship.
- develop life long habits.
- be exposed to creative movement.