First Grade Units of Study 

Reading Writing Science Social Studies
  • Building Good Reading Habits
  • Word Detectives Use All They Know to Solve Words
  • Learning About the World: Reading Nonfiction
  • Readers Get to Know the Characters by Performing Their Books
  • Reading and Role Playing: Folk Tales and Fairy Tales/Readers Have Big Jobs to Do
  • Reading Series Books to Develop Stronger Partner Talk: Book Clubs
  • Reading Nonfiction Cover to Cover: Nonfiction Book Clubs
  • Small Moments: Writing with Focus, Detail, and Dialogue
  • Writing How-to Books
  • Nonfiction Chapter Books
  • Writing Reviews
  • Poetry and Songs
  • From Scenes to Series: Writing Fiction
  • Social Studies Research: Writing Projects
  • Inquiry and Process Skills
  • All About Animals
  • Environments for Living Things
  • Measuring Weather
  • Seasons
  • Objects in the Sky
  • Heat, Light & Sound
  • All About Matter
  • Families are Important
  • Families, Now and Long Ago
  • Families in Communities
Math
  • Building a Mathematical Community
  • Mathematicians study numbers and shapes by taking them apart and putting them back together
  • Mathematicians learn about number relationships and how to use them: Doubling Unit
  • Mathematicians study shapes by taking them apart putting them back together: Quilt Squares+Triangles
  • Mathematicians gather data and use data to solve problems: Data & Comparison Story  Problems
  •  Mathematicians develop strategies & models for addition and subtraction: Double Decker Bus
  • Mathematicians unitize and understand patterns in our number system: Taking Inventory
  • Mathematicians can measure to communicate about quantity: King’s Foot
  • Mathematicians use place value understanding & number line models to develop strategies for Addition within 100
  • Mathematicians apply understandings of 2D attributes to study and classify 3d objects: 3D Geometry
  • Mathematicians study attributes to classify their world and reason with them: Attribute Investigation