Phonics and Reading
Review of Vowels, consonants, blends, one and two-vowel words, consonants blends
Recognition and use of all phonics special sounds in reading.
Spelling rules: doubling consonants dropping silent e, changing y to i
Review of letter formation
Guided creative writing
Creative writing journal
Daily seatwork practice in all academic areas
Introduction of 3/4 space writing
Spelling and Poetry
Weekly phonics-based word list
Vocabulary words and definitions second semester
Capitalization of first word in a sentence, proper names of the week, and months of the year, special holidays, people and places
Correct punctuation at the end of sentences.
Complete sentences, question and exclamations
Words using suffixes, prefixes, abbreviations, compound words, rhyming words, opposite words, same meaning words, singular and plural words, singular possessive words and contractions.
Alphabetizing of words and dictionary skills
Word usage rules.
Writing of complete sentences, questions, exclamations, and short stories.
writing letters and thank-you notes.
Number recognition, counting, and writhing 1-10,000 and beyond
Numbers greatest and least 1-1,000
Counting and writing to hundred thousands, threes to 36, fours to 48
Addition facts through 18, four digit addition with carrying
Subtraction facts through 18, four digit subtraction with borrowing
Multiplication facts 0-5
Division facts 1-5
Numbers before and after by ones, twos, threes, fours, fives and tens
Counting and combining coins and bills
Telling time to the nearest minute
English and some Metric measures
Drawing and measuring lines to get to one half inch
Developing listening skills
Place value to thousands
Reading a thermometer
Reading pictographs, bar graphs, and line graphs
History and Geography
America, Our Home
Our Patriotic Holidays
The People who Built America
The Separatist, America's Indians, The Colonists, America's Pioneers, America's Cowboys, The new Americas
Enjoying the Animal Word
Enjoying the Plant World
Health and Human Biology
Enjoying Myself and others
Earth and Space
Enjoying The Stars and Planes.
Enjoying Planet Earth
Anjoying the Air Around Us
Enjoying the Air around us
Enjoying things that move
Enjoying Things that Work together
Health, Safety, Manners
At home and away from home
During Bad weather
Table and Telephone
Lessons from the life of Moses, Tabernacle, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Jonah
Includes memory verses and hymns/choruses