First Grade

3 plastic pocket folders with brads 
1 box of Kleenex
2 rolls of paper towels
Pencil box or bag
12- #2 yellow pencils only
1 pack of pink erasers
1 pair of scissors
12” ruler with inches and centimeters
1 one subject, wide ruled spiral notebook
2 box of 24 count Crayola crayons
8 glue sticks
2 containers of antibacterial wipes (lysol, clorox, etc.)
Backpack -- Preferably no rolling backpacks
1 package of watercolors

Boys - zip lock bags (gallon)
Girls - 1 pack of dry erase markers

Mrs. Kee's First Grade Class Schedule

7:50 - 8:10           Morning work, attendance, homework turned in (tardy after announcements at 8:10)

8:15 - 8:30           Bible study

8:35 - 9:05           Spelling

9:10 - 9:45           Math

9:45 - 10:00         Snack

10:05 - 10:25       Reading (small group, centers)

10:30 - 11:00       PE (M/W/F) Music (T/Th)

11:00 - 11:30       Computers (M/W/F)
                          Spanish (T/Th)

11:30 - 12:00       Lunch

12:00 - 12:30       Recess
12:30 - 12:40       Bathroom break

12:45 - 1:00         Reading (whole group)

1:05 - 1:10           Bathroom break

1:15 - 1:30           Read Aloud

1:35 - 2:15          Language/Writing skills

2:20 - 2:45          Science/Social Studies

2:45 - 3:00          Pack up/Go home

PROGRAM FOR FIRST GRADE

 

READING – Bob Jones University :Reading 1

Readiness - left to right perception, sequence of events, enjoyment of literature
Recognizing written symbols as representing speech sounds, language patterns, and meaning (Spalding)
Perceiving words, accurately with meaning through phonetic, structural, context, and configuration clues (sight)
Literal comprehension of passages (answering questions, main ideas, summarizing, organizing details in categories, retaining what has been read)
Interpreting passages critically (conclusions, comparisons, judging, predicting outcomes, distinguishing real and make-believe)
Relate reading to general learning functions
Extend reading to general learning functions
Organizing ideas for retention and recall
Apply reading skills and understanding
Develop study habits
Discussions and speaking
Independent reading
Creative writing
Dramatization
Library-daily access, individually prescribed

 

PHONICS, HANDWRITING, SPELLING - Spalding Unified Method

Listening - hearing correct sound or sounds which English letters make (70 phonograms)
Speaking - accurate pronunciation of the sounds which English letters make
Writing - correct manuscript writing of the letters which express the sounds that have been heard and spoken
Reading of words which student himself has written and which others have written (books)
Spelling - the "Ayres List" - 1,000 most commonly used words by Leonard P. Ayres (first grade covers approximately 400 words) - Words are presented, studied, and marked in order to learn the Rules of the Formation of the English Language

 

MATHEMATICS - A Beka Book: Arithmetic 1

Numeration - Numbers to 350, Order, Before and After, Larger and Smaller, Missing
Numbers, Counting by 2's, 5's, 10's, and Place Value
Addition - Sums through 18, Sums through 99 with and without regrouping, 3-5
Addends, Story Problems, and Speed Drills
Subtraction - Through 10 Family, two digit subtraction without regrouping, Story Problems, and Speed Drills
Money - Penny, Nickel, Dime, Quarter, Half Dollar, Addition and Subtraction of Money, and Story Problems
Measurement - Thermometer; Dozen, Pound, and Ounces; Inches, Feet, and Yard; Liquid; and Calendar
Fractions – 1/2, 1/4, and 1/3
Time - Hours, Half-Hour, Quarter-Past, and Quarter-Till
Multiplication - families of 2's, 5's, and 10's

 

ENGLISH -, A Beka Book:  Language 1

Sentence
Composition - Creative Writing
Punctuation
Capitalization
Word Study and Structure
Usage
Parts of Speech
Subject - Predicate
Creative Writing
Paragraphs
Stories

 

SCIENCE - A Beka Book:  Discovering God’s World.

Health & Human Biology
Energy
Animals

 

SOCIAL STUDIES-  A Beka Book – My America & My World

America
U.S. Flag
American Symbols
Great U.S. Documents
Great American People
Great American Places
Patriotic Songs

The World
Countries & territories

 

MUSIC

Songs
Listening
Rhythms

 

ART

Coloring, Cutting, Gluing, Painting
Clay
Mural Work

 

CHRISTIAN TEACHINGS  

Bible study - A Beka Curriculum
Scripture Learning
Prayers
A Beka Book Curriculum
Chapel

 

SPANISH

Vocabulary
Simple sentences

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Large motor skills
Coordination
Sportsmanship
Following directions
Basic children's games

 

REPORTING

Nine-week report cards
Parent conferences

 

TESTING

Stanford Achievement Test

Kindergarten – 8th Grade:

 

GIRLS

*Straps on shirts, dresses, or blouses must be three inches in width 

*No strapless or one shoulder dresses or blouses are permitted

*No halter tops

*No clothing that is see –through or reveals the midsection is allowed

*Skirts, dresses, and shorts must be finger-tip length

*Shorts and pants must be made of cotton, cotton polyester, khaki, or blue jean material.  Shorts and pants made of spandex, Lycra, nylon, satin, etc. are not allowed unless worn with a dress that is fingertip length

*Appropriate undergarments should be worn, depending on the physical maturity of the student (Students in Kindergarten and first grade must wear shorts under their dresses or skirts)

*No caps will be worn inside the school

 

BOYS

*T-shirts, shorts, jeans, pants, sweatpants are allowed

*Boys’ shirts must have sleeves

*No caps will be worn inside the school

 

Chapel Dress Code

 

Chapel is on Tuesday

 

Kindergarten – 8th Grade:

 

GIRLS

*Fingertip length dress or skirt

 

BOYS

*Long pants & a shirt with a collar.  The shirt must be tucked in. 

 

Tennis shoes MUST be worn during physical education.

 

The principal has the authority to make final decisions for questionable attire.