• Number and Operations
    • Count, write and understand numbers 0 to 100
    • Count by twos, fives, tens and twenty-fives to 100
    • Skip count by tens e.g. 17, 27, 37 …
    • Connect numbers to the qualities they represent using various models and representations
    • Understand place value of tens and ones
    • Explore the concept of zero
    • Compare numbers using symbols >, < and =
    • Understand the meaning of addition and subtraction and relate to appropriate symbols
    • Understand basic addition and subtraction fact families
    • Develop a counting strategy for + and - facts to 20
    • Memorize + with sums to 12 and related - facts
    • Add and subtract 1- and 2-digit numbers, with no renaming
    • Understand basic fractions e.g. halves, thirds and fourths
    • Read number words to ten
    • Understand and use a number line

    Algebra
    • Recognize and express expanding and repeating patterns
    • Identify properties of patterns; create and describe using letters and symbols
    • Use variables and open sentences to express relationships
    • Use the commutative property and solve number sentences with numbers and symbols

    Geometry
    • Describe attributes/parts of 2- and 3-dimensional objects
    • Describe shapes from different perspectives
    • Apply ideas about direction and space
    • Recognize and apply slides, flips and turns
    • Recognize rectangles and spheres
    • Recognize sides and corners of shapes
    • Recognize geometric shapes, structures in environment
    • Recognize and draw a line of symmetry in objects
    • Copy figures and draw simple 2-D shapes from memory

    Measurement
    • Identify and recognize measureable attributes of an object
    • Estimate and measure length, weight, volume and mass using nonstandard and standard units
    • Compare objects in terms of length, area, capacity, weight
    • Recognize and explain the need for measuring tools and fixed units
    • Order sequence of events with respect to time, e.g. seasons; morning, afternoon, night; o’clock
    • Know the number of minutes in an hour
    • Tell time to the hour and half hour
    • Identify pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, half-dollars and dollars
    • Determine the value of a set of coins to $1.00
    • Determine the equivalent value of coins to $1.00
    • Know and name the twelve months of the year

    Data Analysis and Probability
    • Use whole number units to construct graphic representations
    • Understand information represented in simple bar graphs, line graphs and pictographs
    • Collect first-hand information by conducting surveys, measuring and performing simple experiments
    • Collect and organize data into charts using tally marks

  • Belonging to His Family:
    The Heavenly Family, Families of the Bible and the Church
    • Understand that studying Bible leads to understanding God
    • Begin to be familiar with the way the Bible is organized
    • Identify the “three-in-one” members of the God family, and their individual ministry
    • Understand that God is worthy of adoration and trust
    • Know that God is the creator, and still loves and cares for individuals
    • Understand that before the Fall, Adam and Eve lived in the perfect light of God’s presence
    • Know that eternal death is the consequence of sin
    • Identify spiritual gifts given to OT Bible characters
    • Know the story of how the Adventist church began
    • Understand the importance of being an active witness for Jesus
    • Understand Jesus will reunite all families who love Him

  • Life: Living Things
    • Describe the life cycle of animals
    • Describe characteristics of amphibians, reptiles, birds and fish
    • Describe traits common to all animals

    Health: Mental, Emotional, and Family Health
    • Identify important personal values
    • Understand the importance of making appropriate decisions based on personal values
    • Understand that God’s love is unconditional
    • Identify emotions and share feelings in appropriate ways
    • Use habits and practices that affect family health
    • Explain God’s plan for family units

    Physical: Heat, Energy/Waves, Sound, Light
    • Define heat and how it affects matter
    • Define conduction and convection
    • Define energy and a wave
    • Describe the features of waves
    • Explain how sound is produced
    • Analyze how sound travels
    • Identify the speed of light
    • Explain how light absorption affects the color of objects
    • Explain how a laser works
    • Describe how a sound wave is difference from a light wave

    Earth: Meteorology (Weather Elements, Climate, Seasons, Atmosphere, Water Cycle)
    • Define meteorology, basic weather symbols, instruments
    • Identify elements of water
    • Explain how land forms and bodies of water affect climate
    • Explain the change of seasons
    • Describe the water cycle including precipitation, condensation, and cloud formation
    • Show examples of the earth’s atmosphere
    • Understand God as the Creator, Sustainer of the Universe

    Scientific Inquiry: May be included in each unit of study
    • Make observations
    • Ask questions based on these observations
    • Plan a simple investigation
    • Collect data from the investigation
    • Use the data collected to explain the results
    • Safely use and store tools and equipment

    Service/Career Options
    • Explore ways to use Life, Health, Physical, 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
    • 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

    Music
    • Maintain a steady beat
    • Understand the value of half and quarter notes
    • Write note heads around a line and in a space
    • Identify/play pitched and un-pitched classroom instruments
    • Singsongs with simple accompaniment patterns
    • Recognize the AB pattern
    • Recognize differences in tones of human voices
    • Identify band instruments by family (brass, woodwind, percussion) and their sounds
    • Learn hymns of praise

  • • Demonstrate proper use and care of computers
    • Begin learning basic keyboarding and computer terms
    • Use computers to express ideas with drawing and word processing software
    • Learn about the role of technology in business and home
    • Learn about technology related occupations
    • Practice courtesy and sharing of computer time
  • History: Chronological Thinking, Historical Knowledge
    • Sequence the order of school events
    • Compare past and present family and daily life
    • Identify celebrations and holidays
    • Listen to and retell stories about people in the past

    Civics and Government
    • Give example of people who make and enforce rules
    • Identify rules and laws and why they exist
    • Recite and explain the Pledge of Allegiance
    • Understand that voting is a way of making decisions
    • Explain the national and patriotic symbols of your country
    • Identify civic virtues that are needed to be a good citizen

    Geography
    • Describe differences between a map and a globe
    • Understand how to read a simple map
    • Locate your country on a globe
    • Learn home address
    • Describe effects of seasonal changes
    • Identify types of weather
    • List example of natural resources
    • Tell how resources are gifts from God

    Economics
    • Identify the specialized work that people do
    • Acquire knowledge, attitudes, and skills essential to meeting family responsibilities
    • Understand that workers earn money for needs and wants
    • Explain why wanting more than they can have requires that people make choices
    • Describe the value of tithing and returning offerings

    Individuals, Society, and Culture
    • Understand the importance of developing a personal relationship with Christ
    • Understand the importance of fairness and honesty
    • Recognize that we are all God’s children
    • Respect the similarities and differences in families
    • Understand the celebration of holidays
    • Participate in age appropriate outreach/service projects
  • Extended Reading and Writing
    • Meet set goals for reading and writing
    • Understand the concept of print including left to right
    • Recognize and read grade appropriate sight words
    • Read silently for pleasure
    • Recognize and write first and last names
    • Correctly form numbers 0-9
    • Write legibly in manuscript with proper form and size

    Comprehending, Studying, and Evaluating Ideas
    • Sequence events
    • Generate titles for writing
    • Write stories based on predictable text
    • Retell or take notes using story structure
    • Analyze and compare characters and issues
    • Write paragraphs with main ideas and details

    Reference Skills
    • Alphabetize words by first letter

    Word Study
    • Recognize rhyming words
    • Write upper and lower case letters
    • Recognize alphabet sequence
    • Hear, read, write words with initial sounds and diagraphs
    • Recognize sound-letter associations
    • Recognize and read CVC words
    • Read and spell short vowel words and words with silent e
    • Read, spell, and understand base words with endings
    • Read and write plurals: -s, -es
    • Divide words into syllables

    Sentence Skills
    • Edit for ending: periods, question marks
    • Edit for capitalization: beginning of sentences, names, I
    • Edit for subject-verb agreement
    • Edit for possessives

  • 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 mature form - skip, hop, gallop, slide
    • Demonstrate mature motor patterns in simple combinations, e.g. dribbling a ball while running
    • Demonstrate smooth transitions in sequential motor skills
    • Exhibit the ability to adapt and adjust movement skills
    • Demonstrate control in traveling activities
    • Identify the critical element/s of basic movement patterns
    • Apply movement concepts to a variety of basic skills
    • Use feedback to improve performance

    Lifestyle and Fitness
    • Experience and express pleasure from participation in physical activity
    • Identify at least one activity associated with each component of health-related physical activity
    • Engage in sustained physical activity that causes an increased heart rate and heavy breathing
    • Recognize the physiological indicators that accompany moderate to vigorous physical activity
    • Know how to measure heart rate
    • Identify the components of health-related physical fitness
    • Gain competence which will provide increased enjoyment in movement
    • Try new activities
    • Express feelings about and during physical activity
    • Enjoy interaction with friends through physical activity
    • Sportsmanship and Appropriate Behaviors
    • Apply rules, procedures and safe practices
    • Follow directions
    • Work cooperatively with others to complete an assigned task
    • Play and cooperate with other regardless of personal differences, e.g. gender, ethnicity, disability
    • Treat others with respect during play
    • Resolve conflicts in socially acceptable ways
    • Practice Christ-like principles in interactions with others