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First Grade

Monday through Friday 8:15 am - 3:30 pm

Teacher - Sarah Beth Porter

Miss Porter studied Elementary Education at the University of Arkansas and is a recent graduate of Western Governors University with a BS in Early Childhood Education.  She has 5 years of experience coaching Varsity Cheerleading, leading an After School and Summer Care Program and serving as an Assistant Teacher in Kindergarten.
 

1st Grade Scope & Sequence:
  • Language Arts:  Phonics, Grammar, Sentence Structure, Expressive Writing, Guided Reading, Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, Vocabulary, Spelling and Manuscript Handwriting
  • Math:  Place Value, Grouping, Adding, Subtracting, Word Problems, Shapes, Time and Money
  • Science:  Energy, Plants & Animals, Patterns in Space, The Nature of Science, Hands On Experiments and STEM Skills
  • Social Studies:  Transportation, Patriotism, Rights & Responsibilities, Communities, Goods & Services and Money &Trade
  • Learning Centers
  • Bible:  Stories, Prayers, Songs, Books of the Bible, Weekly Memory Verses and Weekly Chapel
  • Enrichment Classes:  Computer, Music, Art, PE and Spanish
A Sampling of Special 1st Grade Activities:
  • Daily Journals
  • Reading Buddies
  • Book Character Day
  • Morning at the Museum (Animal Natural History Gallery) Project & Presentation
  • Field Trip to Casa Manana 
  • Field Trip to the Fort Worth Zoo