First Grade Summer Page


Today’s Date: 27th May 2024

Daily Assignments will begin on September 3rd for the 2013/2014 school year.

The following is a preview of: First Grade

Grade Level – If you are not on the correct grade level, please contact us.

Help – Read the help section to familiarize yourself with the system

Course Pages – We recommend visiting each of the Course pages. These are located on the right hand side of this page under “My Courses.”

School Supplies – We recommend getting the following

  • Lined paper appropriate for your grade level
  • Pens and pencils
  • Colored pencils
  • Crayons and markers (grades K-6)
  • Paint supplies such as watercolors, acrylics, brushes, small canvases
  • Drawing Paper
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Protractor (grades 7-12)
  • Construction Paper
  • Printer paper

Software – For grades 3 and up, we recommend the following types of

  • Word processor such as Microsoft Word
  • Slide Presentation software such as Power Point
  • Email account, network, or online storage/file system for sharing work between student and parent/teacher
  • A drawing program such as Photoshop, Corel Draw, GIMP, or FireAlpaca

This Years Curriculum
Palomar K12 curriculum for First Graders is the beginning of a new adventure to explore various types of literature, expand on writing and phonics, and learn about the U.S, Constitution and Declaration of Independence. Below is an outline of the curriculum.

Reading/Literature 1

  • Ask/Answer questions about key details in a text
  • Retell stories, including details and understand the main message
  • Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story with details
  • Understand the difference between texts (fiction, non-fiction, poems, etc.)
  • Identify who is telling a story
  • Use illustrations to describe a story, its characters, setting, events, etc.
  • Compare characters in stories
  • Create predictions about what happens next in a story
  • Answer questions about key details in a story
  • Identify the main topic and retell details about a story
  • Describe connection between people, events, ideas, and info in a story
  • Know the structures of a story (headings, table of contents, index, etc.)
  • Identify differences and similarities between stories
  • Grade level phonics
  • Understand two syllable words
  • Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency for grade level

Language Arts 1

  • Write an opinion piece that includes a topic, opinion, reason and conclusion
  • Write narratives in which two or more events, details, and conclusion
  • Demonstrate grammer when writing and speaking
  • Produce complete sentences
  • Print all upper and lowercase letters
  • Use common, proper, and possessive nouns
  • Use singular and plural nouns
  • Use pronouns
  • Use verbs (past, present, future)
  • Frequently used adjectives
  • Frequently used conjunctions
  • Frequently used prepositions
  • Produce expanded complete sentences
  • Capitalize dates, names of people
  • Use end punctuation for sentences
  • Use commas in dates and to separate words in a series
  • Grade level spelling and frequency words

Math 1

  • Solve addition and subtraction problems
  • Understand and apply properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction
  • Add and subtract within 20
  • Extend the counting sequence
  • Understand place value
  • Measure lengths and units
  • Tell and write time
  • Reason with shapes and their attributes

History/Social Studies 1

  • Rights and responsibilities of citizenship
  • Compare and contrast places, people, and describe the physical and/or human characteristics
  • Understand symbols, icons, and traditions of the United States
  • Compare and contrast everyday life in different times and places around the world and recognize that some aspects change over time
  • Describe human characteristics of familiar places and the varied backgrounds of American citizens from those places
  • Understand basic economic concepts and the role of a free-market economy

Science 1

  • Understand that materials can be solids, liquids and gases
  • Understand that materials can change when they are mixed
  • Know that different plants and animals inhabit different environments and their needs are met in different ways
  • Understand the food chain ecosystem in nature
  • Seasons, weather conditions, and measurement tools

Visual and Performing Arts 1

  • Dance
  • Music
  • Art
  • Theater

Physical Education 1

  • Calisthenics