• 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 fiction and  non-fiction
    • Identify major characters and events
    • Predict outcomes
    • Print legibly and transition into cursive
    • Write stories, letters and simple explanations using descriptive words, correct capitalization and punctuation
    • Use reference materials including dictionaries


    • Plan and conduct investigations
    • Investigate and understand magnets including attract and repel
    • Investigate matter including solids, liquids and gases
    • Investigate and understand plant and animal life cycles and their habitats
    • Investigate and understand types and patterns of weather
    • Investigate and understand seasonal changes
    • Investigate the limit of natural resources and the need to conserve them


    • Count, recognize, write and compare the numerals 1-999
    • Develop an understanding of place value for ones, tens and hundreds
    • Skip count by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s
    • Identify ordinal positions to twenty
    • Recall basic addition and subtraction facts to 20
    • Estimate and find the sum and difference of two-digit numbers
    • Solve one and two step story problems
    • Count sets of pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half dollars, and dollars to $2.00
    • Tell time to the quarter hour using  both digital and analog clocks
    • Read the temperature in Celsius and Fahrenheit on a thermometer
    • Use nonstandard, standard, and metric units to measure length, weight, and volume
    • Draw, describe, and identify a shape by its number of faces, edges and corners
    • Read, construct and interpret charts and graphs
    • Identify and represent fractions for 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8 and 1/10

Social Studies

    • Identify the contributions of ancient China and Egypt
    • Compare the lives and contributions of the Native Americans
    • Identify and compare the changes in communities over time
    • Locate the equator, continents, oceans, rivers, mountains, lakes, countries, and regions on a map
    • Construct simple maps by using a title, map legend and compass rose
    • Compare natural resources, human resources, and capital resources
    • Describe barter, money, goods and services
    • Explain the responsibilities of a good citizen
    • Identify and describe the contributions of famous Americans
    • Understand diversity including ethnic origins, customs and traditions


    • Write a paragraph using word processing software
    • Demonstrate proficiency using available technology including hardware and software
    • Practice Internet safety