St. Symphorosa's First Grade Class
With our reading curriculum, ‘Into Reading’, students strengthen key first grade skills including: letter- sound recognition, blending, phonics, comprehension, vocabulary, fluency, handwriting, spelling, grammar, expressive writing, and critical thinking.
With our math curriculum "Go Math" students will learn:
Addition and Subtraction concepts and strategies
Counting, modeling and comparing numbers
Two and three dimensional geometry
Students will learn:
Jesus Teaches Us About God's Love
We Are Followers Of Jesus
We Belong To The Church
We Celebrate And Live Our Faith-Church Calendar
Students will explore a variety of subjects including plants, solar system, matter, pushes and pulls,
animal habitats and our bodies.
Students will learn about citizenship, holidays, land, people and community in addition to map and
At St. Symphorosa...
First Graders at St Symphorosa are immersed in a rich curriculum, which supports and challenges
them. Students develop reading, writing, speaking and listening skills through a variety of print and
digital resources. Additionally, they learn the beginning of critical thinking skills. Texts are engaging and high quality with cross curricular links to both science and social studies. In math, students begin learning to problem solve using different strategies, count to 120, use charts and graphs and learn about three dimensional shapes. In religion, students learn how to live their faith and that they are important to God. Additionally, they attend weekly masses and perform in the annual, first grade Nativity Play at Christmas.