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First Grade

Want to know more about what we are learning? Here are some links to the standards and curriculum maps that guide our learning in first grade. Just click on the link to navigate through the sites.



Eureka Math


Eureka Math — also known as EngageNY — is a complete, PreK through 12 curriculum that carefully sequences the mathematical progressions into expertly crafted modules. Eureka Math connects math to the real world in ways that take the fear out of math and build student confidence—while helping students achieve true understanding lesson by lesson and year after year. 


Click here to learn more about America's #1 Math Curriculum


Summary of Year - Grade 1


First Grade mathematics is about (1) developing understanding of addition, subtraction, and strategies for addition and subtraction within 20; (2) developing understanding of whole number relationships and place value, including grouping in tens and ones; (3) developing understanding of linear measurement and measuring lengths as iterating length units; and (4) reasoning about attributes of, and composing and decomposing geometric shapes.


Key Areas of Focus for K-2:  Addition and subtraction—concepts, skills, and problem solving


Required Fluency:  1.OA.6 Add and subtract within 10.


Parent Tip Sheets Grade 1


Module 1 - Sums And Differences To 10


Module 2 - Introduction To Place Value Using Addition And Subtraction Up To The Number 20


Module 3 - Ordering And Comparing Length Measurements As Numbers


Module 4 - Place Value, Comparison, Addition And Subtraction to 40


Module 5 - Identifying, Composing, And Partitioning Shapes


Module 6 - Place Value, Comparison, Addition, And Subtraction To 100



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Follow this link to find the Georgia Performance Standards for 1st grade Math.

Curriculum Map:




Eureka Curriculum Map:



English/Language Arts:


Reading Workshop Content


will be using the Lucy Calkins Curriculum for Reading Instruction this year. Each day, all students will have the opportunity to read independently, read with a designated partner, read as a class, and listen to a read-aloud from the teacher. We feel that exposing children to reading in many different ways is beneficial to their growth. If you are interested in learning more about this program, please don't hesitate to contact me.

Reader's Workshop Consists of the following units:


Unit 1: Building Good Reading Habits

If then Curriculum: Word Detectives

Unit 2: Learning About the World: Reading Non-Fiction

Unit 3: Readers Have Big Jobs to Do: Fluency, Phonics, and Comprehension

Unit 4: Meeting Characters and Learning Lessons: A Study of Story Elements