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Grade summaries


A study of creation through the life of Joseph in the old Testament as well as the life and ministry of Jesus Christ our Savior in the New Testament. Christian character traits, such as the “fruits of the spirit” are emphasized throughout the year.


Letters with their phonetic sounds are re-introduced. Students are then introduced to blends and one-vowel words. Reading groups are started after Thanksgiving break. All children will be reading by the end of the school year. A high percentage of students will be reading by the end of the year.


D’Nealian writing is taught in order to prepare the students for cursive writing, which will be introduced in the 2nd grade.


Recognition and writing of the numbers 1-100. Addition, subtraction, money, clocks, will be taught.

History/Social Studies: 

Students are introduced to “community workers.” Students are then exposed to the United States and other countries of the world.


Topics of study include the five senses, weather, seasons, God’s plan for growing food, and animals.

Physical Education:

Students learn games that teach body and spatial awareness, chasing, fleeing, dodging, basic locomotive skills, and following instructions. Students are introduced to the Presidential Physical Fitness Test, catching, throwing, dribbling and shooting. Teamwork games are also introduced. 

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