Barry University, Bachelor of Science
Began At Dominion Academy:
Reading, tole painting, scrapbooking, hiking, cooking.
Welcome new First Grade families! I look forward to starting our new school year together.
Here’s a brief overview of what we will cover the first quarter:
Bible: Creation, Adam and Eve, Abraham, Issac, Jacob and Joseph.
Math: Counting to 100; counting by ones and tens; writing numbers to 70; addition and subtraction families one through six; story problems; counting pennies and dimes; geometric shapes; completing a bar graph; the calendar; patterns; and directionality.
Phonics: Short and long vowels; consonants and blends; one-vowel rule; k-c rule; special sounds charts 6 – 8; and compound words.
Reading: Oral reading assessment; high frequency words; robust vocabulary words; comprehension skills; learning to predict, classify, categorize, compare, contrast, determine cause and effect, identify story sequence and literary genres.
Grammar: Getting organized; defining a sentence; word order; subject nouns; capitalization; verbs; and punctuation.