1st Grade

Subject Content & Curriculum Material for First Grade:

Bible:
daily lessons
Summary of OT & NT; Bible Memory (Summit)

Spelling:
daily lessons
Phonograms (Spalding)

Grammar/Writing:
daily lessons
Grammar (Shurley, Level One) & Penmanship (Spalding)

Math:
daily lessons
Singapore 2 (students go to their individual level math class)

Science:
two-three times per week
Land Animals (Apologia)

History:
two-three times per week
Colonial Times through American Revolution (Summit)
Special Units: Geography of all Countries by Continent; Famous Americans, U.S. Landmarks (Summit)

Music:
two-three times per week
Rhythm; Bach/Beethoven/ Stravinsky (Summit)

Art:
two-three times per week
Study of Artists: van Eyck, Monet, Degas, Rodin, Picasso, Dali, Warhol (Summit)
Techniques & Imitation; Level One (Summit)

Physical Education:
twice per week
Functional Fitness (Summit)

Field Trips:

  • Seattle Children’s Theater (production)
  • Seattle Symphony (Friday Matinee)
  • Community/Service tour (FBI Building, 2013)
  • Wallaby Ranch (after studying marsupials)
  • Woodland Park Zoo (after completion of Land Animals study)