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Academics 1-2

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Language Language
  • Capitalization of first word in a sentence, proper names, days of the week, and months of the year
  • Correct punctuation at the ends of sentences
  • Recognition of complete sentences
  • Words using suffixes, prefixes, syllables, compound words, rhyming words, opposite words, same meaning words, and contractions
  • Alphabetizing of words
  • Writing complete sentences and short stories
  • Creative writing

Phonics and Reading

  • Review of vowels, consonants, blends, one- and two-vowel words, consonant blends
  • Recognition and use of all phonics special sounds in reading
  • Spelling rules: doubling consonants, dropping silent e, changing y to i
  • Oral reading

Cursive Writing

  • Review of letter formation
  • Daily seatwork practice in all academic areas

Spelling and Poetry

  • Weekly phonics-based word list
  • Weekly test with phonics
  • Reinforcement activities
  • Eight poems committed to memory

History and Geography

  • This Is My America
  • My America’s Flag
  • My America’s Freedoms
  • Symbols of My America
  • Great People of America
  • This Is My World
  • Mexico, Peru, Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, England, the Netherlands, Norway, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Israel, Egypt, Kenya, India, China, Australia, Guam, American Samoa
  • My America Grows
  • My America Talks
  • My America Travels
  • My America Is Beautiful
  • My America Sings

Science

  • Health and Human Biology
  • Discovering Myself
  • Energy
  • Discovering My Toys

Health, Safety, Manners

  1. Health
    • Eating good foods
    • Exercising
    • Rest
    • Posture
    • Care of body, clothes, home
  2. Safety
    • At home and away from home
    • On streets, playgrounds, water
  3. Manners
    • At home, school, church, public

Arithmetic

  • Number recognition, counting, and writing 1–1,000
  • Greatest and least
  • Counting and writing by tens, fives, twos, and threes
  • Number sequences
  • Ordinal numbers
  • Addition facts through 13 and three-digit addition with carrying
  • Subtraction facts through 13 and two-digit subtraction
  • Story problems
  • Numbers before and after by ones, twos, tens
  • Between numbers
  • Counting and combining coins
  • Telling time to the nearest five minutes
  • Recognizing odd and even numbers
  • English and some metric measures
  • Place value in ones, tens, and hundreds
  • Unit fractions
  • Reading a thermometer
  • Using a ruler
  • Multiple combinations
  • Concept of multiplication
  • Calendars
  • Reading pictographs and bar graphs
  • Developing listening skills
  • Roman numerals

Bible

  • Lessons such as Salvation Series, Genesis, Life of Christ, Paul (Includes memory verses, hymns /choruses, and Bible doctrine)

Science

  • Animals
    • Discovering Animals
    • Discovering Insects
  • Plants
    • Discovering Plants
  • Seasons
    • Discovering Seasons

Fine Arts

  • Music
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Capitalization of first word in a sentence, days of the week, months of the year, special holidays, people, and places
  • Correct punctuation at the ends of sentences
  • Complete sentences, questions, 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 words and other dictionary skills
  • Word usage rules
  • Writing of complete sentences, questions, exclamations, and short stories
  • Writing letters and thank-you notes
  • Creative writing

Phonics and Reading

  • Review of vowels, consonants, blends, one- and two-vowel words, consonant blends
  • Recognition and use of all phonics special sounds in reading
  • Spelling rules: doubling consonants, dropping silent e, changing y to i
  • Oral reading

Cursive Writing

  • Review of letter formation
  • Guided creative writing
  • Creative writing journal
  • Daily seatwork practice in all academic areas

Spelling and Poetry

  • Weekly phonics-based word list
  • Vocabulary words and definitions second semester
  • Weekly test
  • Reinforcement activities
  • Spelling glossary
  • Seven poems committed to memory

History and Geography

  • America, Our Home
  • Our Flag
  • Our Patriotic Holidays
  • Our Songs
  • The People Who Built America
  • The Separatists
  • America’s Indians
  • The Colonists
  • America’s Pioneers
  • America’s Cowboys
  • The New Americans
  • Tomorrow’s America

Science

  • Plants
    • Enjoying the Plant World
  • Animals
    • Enjoying the Animal World
  • Health and Human Biology
    • Enjoying Myself and Others
  • Energy
    • Enjoying the Air Around Us
    • Enjoying Things That Move
  • Conservation
    • Enjoying Things That Work
    • Together
  • Health Safety
    • Posture At home and Nutrition away from home
    • Exercise On streets
    • Rest Around water
    • Cleanliness During bad weather
    • Diseases

Health, Safety, Manners

  • Manners
  • Politeness
  • Kindness
  • Cheerfulness
  • Respect
  • Thoughtfulness
  • Thankfulness

Arithmetic

  • Number recognition, counting, and writing
  • 1–10,000 and beyond
  • Numbers greatest and least 1–1,000
  • Counting and writing to hundred thousands, threes to 36, fours to 48
  • Ordinal numbers
  • Addition facts through 18, column addition, four-digit addition with carrying
  • Subtraction facts through 18, four-digit
  • Subtraction with borrowing
  • Multiplication facts 0–5
  • Division facts 1–5
  • Story problems
  • Multiple combinations
  • Estimation
  • Rounding
  • 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 one-half inch
  • Developing listening skills
  • Calendars
  • Place value to thousands
  • Unit fractions
  • Making change
  • Reading a thermometer
  • Reading pictographs, bar graphs, and line graphs
  • Roman numerals

Bible

  • Lessons such as Salvation Series, Life of Moses, Tabernacle, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, Jonah (Includes memory verses, hymns /choruses, and Bible doctrine)

Science

  • Earth and Space
  • Enjoying our Earth and Sky
  • Matter
  • Enjoying the Air Around Us
  • Patience
  • Table and telephone Manners

Fine Arts

  • Music
  • Arts and Crafts