English

    • Grow in oral language
    • Expand and use speaking and listening vocabularies in conversations
    • Use phonics, meaning clues, and language        structure to read and self correct
    • Read familiar stories with fluency and expression
    • Read, comprehend, and retell stories
    • Identify major characters and events
    • Predict outcomes
    • Print legibly
    • Write complete sentences using descriptive words, correct capitalization and punctuation
    • Participate in daily Writer’s Workshop activities
    • Make and use a personal dictionary

Science

    • Plan and conduct investigations
    • Investigate different kinds of motions
    • Investigate how water interacts with solids
    • Investigate plant needs and characteristics
    • Investigate animal needs and characteristics
    • Investigate the relationship between the sun and the Earth
    • Investigate seasonal changes
    • Investigate the limit of natural resources and the need to conserve them

Mathematics

    • Count, recognize and write the numerals 1-100
    • Develop an understanding of place value for ones and tens
    • Skip count by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s
    • Identify ordinal positions to ten
    • Count sets of pennies, nickels, and dimes to 100 cents or less
    • Tell time to the hour and half hour using both digital and analog clocks
    • Use nonstandard and standard units to measure length, weight, and volume
    • Draw, describe, and identify a shape by the number of sides, corners, and square corners it has
    • Investigate, identify, describe, and use different charts and graphs
    • Sort and classify objects according to their attributes
    • recognize, describe, and extend a pattern
    • Identify and represent the fractions for one-half and one-fourth
    • Recall basic addition and subtraction facts to 10
    • Solve one step story problems

Social Studies

    • Identify famous Americans
    • Compare life then and now
    • Create time lines
    • Study famous events and holidays
    • Use and create maps
    • Locate Washington D.C., Richmond, the United States, and Virginia on a map
    • Identify how climate and location affect us
    • Compare our geography with other places
    • Identify examples of producers and consumers
    • Explain the need to make choices
    • Identify ways to save money
    • Identify attributes of a good citizen
    • Describe and create class rules
    • Identify different ethnic customs and traditions
    • Identify state and national symbols

Technology

    • Write and save a simple sentence using word processing
    • Illustrate using drawing programs.
    • Participate in database and graphing activities.