Kingdom News from First Grade
Mrs. King's class
I am very protective of my instructional time. We have a lot of information to cover, skills to teach and practice. Every activity is carefully planned to help us build community, learn and master content skills and promote development toward strong, independent, capable members of society. Here is what we'll be doing:
This will be a big focus in our year. If your child is already reading, GREAT! Now, we'll be working on developing skills and vocabulary. If your child is not yet reading, no worries! The average 1st grader enters with readiness skills for us to build on!
We have some new SOLs in math this year. We will be working to develop a strong foundation of number sense. This means not only reciting numbers and recognizing them, but also truly having an understanding of what the number means.
We will start the year with a basic science unit. My plan is to rotate units for science and social studies. We have plenty of content to cover, but we will be able to get through every thing by switching between the 2 content areas.