First Grade

Students in first grade will continue to grow as readers, writers, and mathematicians. 

In Language Arts, students will explore

  • reading on their own, buddy read, and participate in guided reading groups. 
  • reading poetry as well as fiction and non-fiction.
  • developing many reading skills, including fluency and comprehension.
  • writing using their imagination

In Math, students explore building concepts on 

  • number sense 
  • patterning
  • graphing 
  • place value 
  • addition, and subtraction 
  • parts of a whole
  • time
  • money

In Social Studies, topics include:

  • Virginia
  • government and leadership
  • geography
  • Jamestown
  • economics

In Science, topics include:

  • plants
  • animals
  • weather
  • motion and sound

This is an important year for our young learners as they establish classroom routines and study habits that will follow them through the rest of their school year. 

First Grade Teachers

First Grade Supply List

First Grade Curriculum