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    Grade 1 Curriculum

    Reading / English Language Arts Concepts

       Reading vocabulary

       Phonics skills

       Oral reading

       Comprehension

       Capitalization

       Punctuation

       Express written ideas clearly

       Expands written ideas with details

       Spelling application in writing

       Spelling

       Participation in group discussions

       Express ideas clearly when speaking

    Grade 1 Writing Rubrics

     

    Topic 1 2 3 4 5
    Topic/Idea Development
    Overall effect with relevant details.
    Not on given topic. Story on topic with minimal details. Well developed topic with supporting details and without repetition.
              Organization
    Focus, logically ordered, clarity in paragraphs
    Little or no sequence in writing. Story has two identifiable parts. Story has beginning, middle and end.
                  Details
    Sentences support main idea, relevant details, examples develop the main points
    No supporting details within a sentence. At least one detail to support topic within a sentence. Consistently expands ideas beyond a basic sentence without repetition.
            Language/Style
    Correct language usage, uses a variety of vocabulary, uses a variety of sentence styles
    Simple vocabulary.
    Repetitive sentences.
    Attempts to incorporate descriptives.
    Uses some sentence variation.
    Uses varied vocabulary to enhance subject matter.
    Extends sentence structure.
    Conventions
            Sentence Structure
    Correct sentence form
    Random words or letters. Uses phrases. Uses complete sentences.
           Grammar and Usage
    Correct word usage, correct rules of English grammar
    Incorrect word choice. Begins to use subject/verb agreement. Uses correct verb tense.
                 Mechanics
    #1  Spelling
    #2  Capitalization
    #3  Punctuation
    #4  Spacing
    #1  Random letters, no vowels.
    #2  Never uses correct capitalization.
    #3  Never uses correct punctuation.
    #4  No spacing between words.
    #1  Consistently uses vowels. Spells grade level words correctly sometimes.
    #2  Sometimes uses correct capitalization.
    #3  Sometimes uses correct punctuation.
    #4  Inconsistent spacing.
    #1  Spells grade level words correctly. Experiments with expanded vocabulary words with close approximations.
    #2  Consistently uses correct capitalization.
    #3  Consistently uses correct punctuation.
    #4  Consistently uses correct spacing.

     

     

     

     






























    Handwriting

       Correct letter formation

       Neatness and legibility in writing


    Mathematics

       Patterns

       Addition and substracting (sums and missing addends)

       Identifies even and odd numbers

       Compares numbers using "greater than" and "less than"

       Coins and values (combining value, making change)

       Measurement

       Telling time to nearest half-hour

       Place value for tens and ones

       Three dimensional shapes

       Symmetrical figures

       Fractions



    Science / Social Studies

       Awareness of people and communication

       Map skills

       Science concepts