“Be somebody who makes everybody feel like somebody” – Kid President
In math, the emphasis is on number sense. Students are asked to show how numbers are broken apart, how answers can be shown in more than one way, and how numbers apply to real world. Students are also taught to read clocks, count money, measure, and write on story problems.
Science is woven into the curriculum throughout the year. Science includes studying the different parts of the Scientific Investigation, animal adaptations, and plants. The 1st grade team works to authentically create cross curricular ties in Science including an authentic inquiry of birds.
Social studies is woven into the curriculum throughout the year. Some of the large topics include studying Famous Virginians, Jamestown, economics, map skills, and landforms.