First Trimester Curriculum Topics – First Grade 2021-2022

 

Diane Ambroselli

First Grade 

First Trimester 2021-2022

ELA: Into Reading 

  • Selections: (Genre)
    • Informational Text 
    • Poetry 
    • Realistic Fiction
    • Fiction 
    • Fable
    • Biography

 

  • Text-Based Comprehension:
    • Target Strategy: 
      • Summarize 
      • Infer/Predict
      • Monitor/Clarify
      • Question 
      • Analyze and Evaluate 
      • Visualize 
    • Target Skill:
      • Understanding Characters
      • Sequence of Events 
      • Text and Graphic Features
      • Story Structure 
      • Main Idea and Details 
      • Text and Graphic Features
      • Dialogue
      • Author’s Word Choice
      • Story Message
  • Phonemic Awareness/Phonics Fluency and High Frequency Words:
    • Phonemic Awareness: 
      • Beginning Sound/ Blend Phonemes 
      • Final Sound; Segment Phonemes
      • Segment Phonemes Blend Phonemes
      • Segment Phonemes; Middle Sound

Phonics: 

  • Short a- Consonants n, d- Consonants p, f 
  • Short I, Consonants r, h /z/s , Consonants b, g, Phonogram –it
  • Short o Consonants l, x Inflection –s
  • Short e;  Consonants y, w ; Consonants k, v, j;  Phonogram –et
  • Short u; Consonants qu, z
  • Short a;  Double Final Consonants; and ck Phonogram –ack
  • Short i Clusters with r ; Phonogram –ip
  • Clusters with l Phonogram -ock ; Blends with s
  • Review Short u Final Blends Phonogram –ump

 

  • Fluency and High Frequency Words:

 

  • Fluency Accuracy: 
  • Words Connected in Text 
  • Intonation
  • Self-Correct 
  • Phrasing
  • Punctuation 
  • Expression 
  • Rate
  • Word Recognition 
  • Stress

 

  • Speaking and Listening:

 

  • Speaking and Listening Skill:
  • How to Have a Good Discussion 
  • Ask and Answer Questions 
  • Using Visuals 
  • Ask and Answer Questions About Stories 
  • Discuss Informational Text: Compare and Contrast 
  • Discuss Sensory Words and Words About Feelings

 

  • Target-Academic Vocabulary:
    • Classify and Categorize Words
  • Context Clues
  • Multiple-Meaning Word
  • Alphabetical Order
  • Synonyms
  • Shades of Meaning
  • Using a Glossary
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Spelling:
  • Spelling Principle: 
  • Words with Short a 
  • Words with Short i 
  • Words with Short o 
  • Words with Short e 
  • Words with Short u

 

  • Language:
  • Grammar Skill: 
  • Nouns
  • Possessives
  • Action Verbs  & Present Tense
  • Adjectives (size and shape)
  • Adjectives (color and number)
  • Complete Sentences
  • Commas in a Series
  • Singular and Plural Nouns
  • Using a, an, and the

 

  • Writing :
  • Focus Trait: 
  • Ideas
  • Word Choice
  • Organization
  • Writing Mode: 
  • Narrative Writing 
  • Informative Writing
  • Writing Form:
  •  Labels
  • Captions
  • Sentences
  •  Class Story
  • Sentences That Describe
  • Poetry 
  • Description 

Math:  

  • Review of Kindergarten topics
  • Chapter 1 – Number, Number Words, and Ordinals
  • Chapter 2 – Addition Strategies and facts to 12
  • Chapter 3- Subtraction Strategies and facts to 12
  • Chapter 6 – Extended Addition and Subtraction facts  

 

Religion:  

  • Chapter 1- God is our Father 
  • Chapter 2- We believe in the Blessed Trinity 
  • Chapter 3- Jesus grew up in a family 
  • Chapter 4- Jesus works among the people 
  • Chapter 5- Jesus teaches us about love 
  • Chapter 13- Advent 
  • Chapter 12- Christmas 

Science:

  • What Scientist Do
  • Bats and Birds
  • Apples
  • Pumpkins
  • Plant Life
  • Night Sky
  • Reindeer

 Social Studies: 

  • School Rules/Being Good Citizens
  • Schools  Long Ago and Today
  • Social Development 
  • Fire Safety 
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Winter Holidays