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2018/2019 Kindergarten Registration will be held April 16-20, 2018 in the Primary Office from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
1st Grade » Student Expectations

Student Expectations

Listed below are the skills that a First Grade Student must master to be able to go to Second Grade!!!!

Clarksville Primary School First Grade Reading Skills
  1. Discriminate between beginning and ending sounds in words.
  2. Changes beginning sounds to create word families.
  3. Match beginning, medial, and ending consonant sounds to given pictures.
  4. Identify short vowel sounds.
  5. Recognize the difference between asking and telling sentences.
  6. Use word attack skills to develop oral and silent reading and comprehension.
  7. Use context clues and picture clues for word recognition.
  8. Discriminate between rhyming and non-rhyming words.
  9. Recognize the days of the week, months, seasons.
  10. Recognize different parts of a book - cover, title page, author, illustrator, table of contents, and illustrations - and know the information each offers.
  11. Demonstrate use of end punctuation and capitalization to read.
  12. Distinguish letters in words, words in sentences, and sentences in paragraph.
  13. Self correct when reading.
  14. Develop comprehension using context clues, background knowledge, predictions, inferences, main idea, drawing conclusions, recalling facts and details, sequencing, ...
  15. Use various forms of functional print such as calendars, lunch menus, graphs, charts, signs, labels, newspapers, and magazines to gain information.
  16. Orally blends sounds to produce words.
  17. Identify long vowel sounds, blends and letter clusters.
  18. Discriminate between real (fact) and fantasy .
  19. Identify story elements including main characters, setting, plot, problem and solution using story maps (beginning, middle, end).
  20. Recognize and produce 300-500 words including words from the Dolch basic vocabulary list.
  21. Decode and use knowledge of word structure such as root words, inflectional endings, compound words, contractions, plurals, and s, es, ed, ing.
  22. Decode regularly spelled one and two syllable words using knowledge of common letter sound correspondences (e.g., single consonants and vowels, blends, digraphs, r-controlled vowels, and common spelling patterns).
  23. Read a variety of fiction and nonfiction materials for enjoyment and information.
  24. Read aloud from familiar text with fluency (accuracy, expression, appropriate phrasing, and attention to punctuation) and comprehension any text that is appropriately designed for the grade level.
  25. All skills reviewed, reinforced, and maintained to be ready for second grade.

Clarksville Primary School First Grade Language Skills
  1. Punctuation (. ? ! , '' '' ).
  2. Contractions (not, have, will, am, would ).
  3. Unscramble sentence ( sentence order).
  4. Introduce nouns = naming words, subjects; verbs = action words, predicates; adjectives = describing words.
  5. Capitalization (first word of sentences, names, pronoun I, days of the week, months of the year).
  6. Write simple descriptive sentences.
  7. Write different types of sentences (statement, question, exclamatory).
  8. Produce a cohesive story and develop a title for that story, 10 polished pieces using writing process.
  9. Singular/plural (s and es).
  10. Comparatives (er and est).
  11. Word endings/ suffixes ed, ing, er, est, s, es.
  12. ABC order to the first and second letter.
  13. Uses resources in words (dictionary, word walls).
  14. Syllables (up to 3).
  15. Verb tenses (was/were, is/are, have/had, go/went ).
  16. Follows written directions to complete task independently.
  17. Classify words (person, place, thing).
  18. Copy words, numbers, and sentences.
  19. Identify similarities and differences.
  20. Recall details in a story.
  21. Says words slowly to hear and read sounds.
  22. Uses correct spelling for sight words and regular spelling patterns.
Clarksville Primary School First Grade Math Skills
  1. Introduce reading problems/problem solving.
  2. Introduce modeling discussing +,-
  3. Introduce terms and symbols of +,-
  4. Introduce communicate through journal writing, creating, problems and math sentences
  5. Recognize and write to 100
  6. Read/write word numbers to 10 without a model
  7. Know addition facts (sums to 10)
  8. Know subtraction facts (difference 10 or less)
  9. Introduce fact families, missing numbers
  10. Introduce recognize plane/solid figures
  11. Introduce count corner/sides of geometric shapes
  12. Introduce combine shapes/figures (pattern blocks)
  13. Introduce demonstrate spatial awareness (pattern shapes) (with manipulatives) plus technology
  14. Introduce place value of ones, tens, hundreds
  15. Introduce ordinal numbers through 10th
  16. Introduce apply number theory (skip counting, number series, odd/even, fractions)
  17. Counting by 5's,10,’s, 25 to 100
  18. Introduce value of penny, nickel, dime, quarter
  19. Introduce mix coins to 50 cents
  20. Recognize money words (penny, nickel, dime)
  21. Tell time to the hour and half hour
  22. Introduce calendar concepts
  23. Introduce measurement of standard units (length, volume, weight
  24. Measure by nonstandard units
  25. Introduce recognize fractions ½, 1/3 , 1/4
  26. Introduce read, apply data on graph
  27. Introduce work addition problems /subtraction problems from 18