Grade 1 Curriculum Summary


    • Fluently add and subtract within 10
    • Solve addition and subtraction word problems
    • Apply addition properties
    • Apply the relationship between addition and subtraction
    • Apply addition and subtraction strategies
    • Determine if number sentences are true or false
    • Determine a missing number in addition and subtraction equations
    • Read, write, and count to 120
    • Apply place value concepts
    • Apply number sense concepts
    • Add within 100
    • Mentally find 10 more or 10 less than a given number
    • Subtract multiples of 10
    • Compare and order the lengths of objects
    • Measure length using nonstandard units
    • Tell time to the hour and half hour
    • Organize, represent, and interpret data using graphs
    • Create 2-D shapes (circle, half-circle, quarter-circle, triangle, square, rectangle, trapezoid)
    • Create 3-D shapes (cylinder, cone, cube, prism)
    • Create 2-D and 3-D composite shapes
    • Apply fraction concepts (halves and fourths/quarters)


  • Informational Text

    • Identify the main idea and retell details
    • Ask and answer questions about details and to clarify the meaning of words and phrases
    • Use text features
    • Identify similarities and differences between texts on the same topic


    • Retell stories and identify the message/lesson
    • Ask and answer questions about text details
    • Describe characters, settings, and events
    • Identify who is telling the story
    • Explain differences between books that tell stories and books that give information
    • Identify words and phrases that suggest feelings or appeal to senses
    • Compare and contrast experiences of characters


    • Write routinely over short time frames
    • Write informative texts that convey information about one topic and develop the topic with facts
    • Write opinion pieces that support the opinion with reasons
    • Write narratives that describe real or imagined events and establish who and what the story is about
    • Recount an event, tell about the details in order, and provide a reaction to what happened
    • Group information and provide closure
    • Choose words for effect
    • Use a variety of words and phrases
    • Respond to literature
    • Use digital tools to produce and publish writing
    • Participate in research projects and gather information from sources
    • Apply conventions of grammar, capitalization (names and dates), punctuation (end and commas in dates and in series), and spelling

Spelling and Word Study

    • Identify consonant digraphs, final e, and vowel teams
    • Decode 1- and 2-syllable words
    • Read words with inflectional endings
    • Read irregularly spelled words

Listening and Speaking

    • Participate in conversations with peers and adults
    • Ask and answer questions
    • Express ideas and feelings clearly
    • Speak in complete sentences with appropriate English conventions

Science and STEM

    • Sound
    • Heat and matter
    • Organisms, life cycles, adaptations

Social Studies

    • School and community
    • Work
    • Geography
    • American culture
    • Past and present
    • American symbols and heroes


    • View and discuss historic and contemporary works of art
    • Describe and discuss subject matter in works of art
    • Communicate ideas through images and objects created
    • Recognize the difference between 2-D and 3-D works of art
    • Explore artistic problem solving
    • Share and discuss artwork with peers


    • Songs using So, Mi, La
    • Steady beat and basic rhythmic patterns and symbols
    • High/low, same/different
    • Classroom instruments
    • Music in our daily lives


    • Super 3 Research Process
    • Role of author and illustrator
    • Using visual search tools
    • Staying safe online and knowing when to ask for help
    • Cooperation with others and competition against self
    • Good sportsmanship
    • Movement skills (locomotor, spatial awareness, coordination, chasing, fleeing)
    • Team skills (dribbling, scoring, throwing, catching, passing, striking)
    • Components of fitness
    • Track and field events
    • Cooperative games and activities