1st Grade

$3,500 plus tax

We continue developing young readers and writers while they study science and history-social science. Topics are aimed to create self-perpetuating success in later grades. Students experience the idea of diverse groups working together by practicing this concept with teamwork activities.

  • 6 separate units (Common Core integrated through science & history-social science)
  • Covers 36 weeks of curriculum
  • Developmentally appropriate activities
  • Guided reading and writing
  • Multiple read-alouds matched to content in each unit: poetry, nonfiction, & fiction
  • Common Core Standards (Reading: Informational Text, Reading: Literature, Reading: Foundational, Language, Speaking/Listening)
  • Next Generation Science Standards (experiments, engineering, & design)
  • History-social science standards
  • STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, & math) connections
  • History-Social Science

    Citizenship & Economy

    Students are introduced to, and practice, some basic golden rules for a variety of situations. The class will continue to learn to read and begin the transition into reading for comprehension.

    Lesson Topics
    • Cultural diversity
    • Rules & rights
    • Choice & responsibility
    • Conventions of language
  • Next Generation Science

    Solar System

    Students journey through the solar system to learn patterns of motion. Sunrise and sunset are explored as energy from the sun. Meanwhile, students demonstrate comprehension of standard English grammar and usage.

    Lesson Topics
    • Energy & motion
    • Collaboration
    • Organization & basic print features
    • Verb tenses, punctuation, & more
  • History-Social Science

    Diverse Lifestyles

    Students discover the history of Native Americans and human migration from around the world to the U.S. They learn and practice narrative elements through reading and writing.

    Lesson Topics
    • Comparing generations
    • Parts of speech
    • Conjunctions
    • Syntax in storytelling
  • Next Generation Science

    Organisms & Heredity

    Students become scientists, studying patterns in the natural world and collecting information on a variety of plants and animals. Informative, explanatory text is organized in a systematic structure that teaches purposeful reading and authentic writing.

    Lesson Topics
    • Problem solving
    • Inherited traits
    • Affixes & categorization
    • Singular, plural, possessive, & more
  • History-Social Science

    American Symbols

    Students explore national holidays and traditions related to American heroes and events. They discover that ideals provide community and continuity for all cultures. Meanwhile, they learn about perspective in reading and writing.

    Lesson Topics
    • Leadership
    • Individual perspectives
    • Phonological awareness
    • Doublets, digraphs, & more
  • Next Generation Science


    Students explore communication devices, including sound vibration. They write complete simple and compound sentences, and decode one- and two-syllable words following basic patterns.

    Lesson Topics
    • Communication tools
    • Listening comprehension
    • Syllables & vowels
    • Pronouns, root words, & more

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