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First Grade

Welcome to First Grade! 

This is a year when there is tremendous growth both academically and socially.  This year learners will build confidence, become independent, make new friends, foster creativity, and engage in fun and exciting learning experiences.

The First Grade team is committed to helping children develop strong literacy and math skills to build the foundation for learning. We invite you to partner with us on this journey of watching your child learn and grow!  

To find out more specific information about First Grade please click on the link below:

http://www.portlandschools.org/UserFiles/Servers/Server_1094153/File/Guides/PPS_Learning_Guide_Grade_1_2014_FINAL_web_0.pdf

East End Community School - Grade 1 Content Map

Month

Social Studies

Science

Reading

Writing

Second Step

September

Classroom First 6 weeks (2) Building Community (3)

Insects and Plants

(1)STEMScopes

Unit 1- Readers Build Good Habits

Unit 1- Small Moments

Skills for Learning

October

Second Step skills for learning

(2)

Insects continued


Skills for Learning

November

 

Light & Shadow

Unit 2- Learning About the World of Reading

Unit 2-“How to Units” Non-fiction

Empathy

December

My Family

 Light & Shadow(2)

STEMscopes, continued

Empathy

January

Empathy (1)

Sun & Stars

 

Unit 3-Persuasive Writing

Emotional Management

February


Moon, astronauts(2) STEMscopes

Unit 3- Readers Have Big Jobs, fluency, comprehension


Emotional Management

March

Feelings (2)

Animal Adaptations

(3)

Book Reviews

Problem

Solving

April

Problem Solving

(2)

Birds (3)

?- Non fiction unit

Non fiction chapter books

Problem Solving

May



Unit 4 - Meeting Characters

Realistic Fiction


June