First Grade Curriculum
Oak Meadow’s lively and engaging First Grade curriculum will help you guide your child toward solid reading and math skills while encouraging an active, inquisitive mind.
Literacy skills are developed through a language-rich curriculum that focuses on stories, poems, and songs. Students progress through learning how to print upper- and lowercase letters to a study of word families and consonant blends. The imagination is sparked through fairy tales, nature stories, and traditional verses as your child develops the necessary skills and confidence to read independently.
In Social Studies, students begin to develop a sense of time and place as they encounter classic tales, make their own calendars, and draw maps of their neighborhoods. Multicultural awareness is explored through community connections and a developing sense of good citizenship.
In the Math curriculum, stories are integrated into the study of numbers, and objects from nature collected on a walk become part of learning the four mathematical processes. Students also explore sequences, patterns, counting money, and geometric shapes.
Science, Arts & Crafts, Music, and Health round out the First Grade experience. Each week students engage in observations of the natural world, express themselves through painting and crafts, develop their recorder playing skills, and conduct inquiries into topics related to their healthy development.
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Projects, Crafts, & Activities
First Grade Curriculum Materials
First Grade Syllabus
Heart of Learning
Home Teacher’s Process Manual
Word Family Reader
Little Bear’s Visit
A Kiss for Little Bear
Frog & Toad Are Friends
Frog & Toad Together
Growing, Growing Strong