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First Grade

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


Teacher - Lauren May

Mrs. Lauren May received Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University and has over five years of experience teaching first and second grade.  She is an active member of Crown of Life Lutheran Church where she leads a small group and teaches Sunday school.   Mrs. May and her husband enjoy traveling and her hobbies include baking and photography.

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
  • Adopt a Pumpkin
  • Reading Buddies
  • Symphony Field Trip
  • Animal Project-Based Learning Activity