Subject: Reading and English
- The students will identify vocabulary and sight words and develop phonological awareness to blend and decode unknown or unfamiliar words.
- The students will discuss and recall details of stories read in class to demonstrate comprehension of literature from all genres.
- The students will question, summarize, make predictions, and clarify text from various pieces of literature.
- The students will read aloud with fluency and expression from grade appropriate text as independent readers.
- The students will acquire comprehension skills through listening skills.
- Students will add and subtract to 18
- Students will add and subtract using strategies taught to recall facts
- Students will use data and graphs to solve problems
- Students will demonstrate counting money to the dollar, telling time to the hour and half hour
- Students will use logical reasoning to solve word problems using a variety of strategies
- Students will grow in understanding of key faith concepts such as God’s love, the life and teachings of Jesus and belonging to the Church
- Students will be introduced to the Law of Love and ways to live it
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of basic prayers
- Students will become more familiar with the lives of some of the saints
- Students will grow in understanding of the Liturgical seasons of Advent and Lent
- Students will become more familiar with Scripture and Bible stories
- Students will increase participation in the Mass
- Student will differentiate “beat” from “rhythm of the words”.
- Student will learn written notation for quarter note, 2- eighth notes, and quarter rest.
- Student will sing accurately songs using so-mi, la-so-mi, and mi-re-do.
- Student will understand loud vs. soft, high vs. low, fast vs. slow.
- Student will learn to identify and play unpitched percussion instruments.
- Student will appreciate music from other cultures.
- Student will learn songs for Mass. (service music and hymns).
- The students will be introduced to life, earth, and physical sciences.
- The students will compare living to non-living things.
- The students will discuss topics of the environment and personal health.
- The students will visualize science concepts through photographs, charts, graphs, and experiments to further increase the appreciation for God’s wonderful world.
Subject: Social Studies
- Students will develop citizenship and national identity
- Students will develop respect and understanding of culture
- Students will develop visual learning skills, using maps, charts and diagrams
- Students will develop map and globe skills
- Students will develop knowledge of history, geography, environment and current events
- Students will grow in knowledge and appreciation of the contributions of famous Americans