• Number and Operations
    • Count and understand number to 20
    • Write numbers 0 to 20
    • Use one-to-one correspondence with numbers and objects
    • Understand and represent adding two numbers with sums to ten
    • Add and subtract two numbers using objects to ten

    • Recognize and explain how objects can be classified
    • Sort, classify and order objects by time, size, number and other properties
    • Compare and contrast objects
    • Identify, create, copy, describe and extend sequences e.g. sounds, shapes, motions, numbers
    • Model a mathematical problem situation using manipulatives

    • Compare, sort and arrange similar and different objects by size, color and shape
    • Identify triangles, squares and circles
    • Describe relative position of objects in space
    • Identify and fit pieces of puzzles/shapes that go together
    • Construct 3-dimensional objects

    • Compare the weight of two objects and the capacity of two containers
    • Compare and describe length, size, distance, temperature e.g. long, longer, longest, same length
    • Measure length by counting non-standard units
    • Recognize how a thermometer denotes hot, cold and medium temperatures
    • Measure area using concrete objects
    • Order events by time e.g. before, after
    • Identify that clocks, watches and calendars are used to measure time
    • Tell time to the hour
    • Know and name the seven days of the week in order (relate to Sabbath)

    Data Analysis and Probability
    • Discuss events as likely or unlikely
    • Pose questions and gather data about themselves and their surroundings
  • Learn about the Life of Jesus and how to be like Jesus
    • Understand studying the Bible can lead to knowing God and learning to be like Him
    • Understand that the God family – “God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit” work in perfect unity, yet are separate and unique beings
    • Know that God is the Creator of the Universe and that He is everywhere at once and all-knowing
    • Learn the story of the origin of sin and God’s plan of salvation
    • Realize the benefit from following Christ’s example in one’s daily life
    • Understand that God depends on individuals to spread the Good News of salvation
    • Understand how to show one’s commitment to God
    • Know that people have similar spiritual gifts found in the Bible characters
    • Understand the freedom to choose good or evil
    • Explain the importance of prayer and praise
    • Develop a spirit of thankfulness
    • Know that Jesus is coming back
  • Life: Worms, Insects, Spiders
    • Recognize characteristics that are similar and different between organisms
    • Describe the basic needs of living things
    • Describe how related animals have similar characteristics
    • Identify how animals gather and store food, defend themselves, find shelter and adapt
    • Understand the beneficial effects of earthworms
    • Explain how insects are both harmful and helpful
    • Know the dangers of poisonous spiders

    Health: Home/School Safety
    • Identify common hazards and practice safety rules
    • Demonstrate appropriate work and play behaviors

    Physical: Simple Measurement, Observation, Light/Colors
    • Perform simple comparative measurements
    • Describe objects according to their physical properties e.g., color, texture, size
    • Describe various sources of light
    • Identify sunlight as a composite of all colors
    • Identify primary colors
    • Describe the composition of secondary colors
    • Identify the fixed order of color as found in a rainbow

    Earth: Air, Land, Water, Ecology, Seasons
    • Describe air as a substance that takes up space and moves around us
    • Recognize that the Earth is made up of land, water and the gases of the atmosphere
    • Recognize/describe appropriate ways to care for our Earth
    • Identify God’s role in the creation of the Universe
    • Understand how Earth’s position in relation to the sun accounts for days, seasons and years
    • Identify seasonal changes in weather patterns

    Scientific Inquiry
    • Make observations
    • Ask questions or form hypotheses based on these observations
    • Plan a simple investigation
    • Collect data from the investigation
    • Use the data collected from the investigation to explain the results
    • Safely use and store tools and equipment

    Service/Career Options
    • Explore ways to use Physical, Life, Health, and/or Earth Science to serve the community
    • Identify careers in areas of science
  • Art
    • Use different media, techniques and processes to communicate ideas, experiences and stories
    • Know the differences among visual characteristics and purposes of art in order to convey ideas
    • Select and use subject matter, symbols and ideas to communicate meaning
    • Know that the visual arts have both history and specific relationships to various cultures
    • Identify specific works of art as belonging to particular cultures, times and places
    • Describe how people’s experiences influence the development of specific artworks
    • Identify connections between the visual arts and other disciplines in the curriculum


    • Initiate a steady beat
    • Recognize quarter notes
    • Begin echo singing
    • Sing with instrumental accompaniment
    • Discern when a verse has ended and a chorus has begun
    • Listen to band and orchestra music
    • Sing scripture songs and children’s hymns
  • • Demonstrate proper use and care of computers and other audio-visual equipment
    • Begin learning basic keyboarding
    • Use a variety of electronic resources to enhance learning and access information
    • Use computers to express ideas with drawing and word processing software
    • Begin learning correct use of computer terms
    • Practice courtesy and sharing of computer time
  • History: Chronological Thinking and Historical Knowledge
    • Identify and order events
    • Compare events of today and long ago
    • Study celebrations and holidays
    • Listen to and retell stories about people in the past

    Civics and Government
    • Describe the roles and responsibilities of school personnel
    • Give examples of rules
    • Identify purposes of having rules
    • Identify the flags of your country and state/parish/province
    • Identify examples of responsible citizenship

    • Recognize maps and globes as a way to represent the earth
    • Identify map symbols for land and water
    • Identify the four seasons
    • Describe ways to keep the environment clean

    • Give examples of work activities that people do at home
    • Match simple descriptions of work that people do and the names of related jobs
    • Demonstrate one’s best effort in every task
    • Understand the differences between needs and wants
    • Explain that people work to earn money to buy things they need and want
    • Recognize pennies, nickels, dimes, and quarters, and distinguish the greater or lesser value of coins
    • Understand the responsibility of making good choices with money
    • Describe and illustrate the value of tithing and returning offerings

    Individuals, Society, and Culture
    • Understand the importance of developing a personal relationship with Christ
    • Identify ways in which people are alike and different
    • Recognize each individual’s uniqueness and value to God
    • Demonstrate effective time management
    • Recognize birthdays
    • Understand the individuals’ roles and responsibilities in family
    • Develop a respect for others
    • Identify national and religious holidays
    • Participate in age appropriate outreach/service projects
  • Viewing
    • View pictures to gain meaning
    • Predict unknown words from picture clues
    • Answer questions as a means to understanding content
    • Share thoughts and feelings after viewing visual media
    • Sequence story events using pictures

    • Make eye contact
    • Listen and follow one and two step directions
    • Listen to others while waiting for turn to speak
    • Listen to a variety of media


    • Phonemic awareness
    • Explicit systematic phonics
    • Pre-reading concepts
    • Follow print from left to right
    • Make connections between words and pictures
    • Know that print tells the story


    • Learn simple rules for conversation
    • Share information and ideas clearly

    Visually Representing

    • Experiment with visual forms of communication
    • Design visual media to model what makes presentations appealing

    • Print from left to right
    • Use invented spelling
    • Correctly spell CVC/CVCC words
    • Dictate or write a personal experience in sequential order
    • Begin to use ending punctuation
    • Begin to use capitalization
  • Spiritual Emphasis
    • Recognize that God’s ideal for quality living includes a healthy lifestyle
    • Incorporate into one’s lifestyle the principles that promote health: nutrition, exercise, water, sunlight, temperance, air, rest, trust in God
    • Avoid at-risk behaviors
    • Apply Christian principles in recreation and sports
    • Achieve a balance in work and leisure; balancing physical, mental, social and spiritual activities
    • Recognize the interaction of physical, mental and spiritual health with emotional and social well-being

    Movement and Motor Skills
    • Demonstrate progress toward the mature form of selected manipulative, locomotor and non-locomotor skills
    • Demonstrate mature form in walking and running
    • Identify fundamental movement (skip, strike)
    • Establish a beginning movement vocabulary, e.g. personal space, high/low levels, fast/slow speeds, light/heavy

    Weight, Balance, Twist
    • Apply appropriate concepts to performance, e.g. change direction while running

    Lifestyle and Fitness
    • Participates daily in moderate to vigorous physical activity
    • Select and participate in activities that require some physical exertion during free time
    • Identify likes and dislikes connected with participation in physical activity
    • Sustain moderate to vigorous physical activity in accordance with an approved fitness test
    • Identify the physiological signs of moderate physical activity, e.g. fast heart rate, heavy breathing
    • Understand the value of engaging in physical activities as play and recreation
    • Associate positive feelings with participation in physical activity and play
    • Try new movement activities and skills

    Sportsmanship and Appropriate Behaviors
    • Learn and apply concepts of grace and forgiveness
    • Apply, with teacher reinforcement, class room rules and procedures and safe practices
    • Share space and equipment with others
    • Recognize the joy of shared play
    • Interact positively with students in class regardless of personal differences e.g. race, gender, disability, religion