BFLH First Grade Curriculum General Outline

Language Arts

  • Mastery of Sight Word List

  • The Concept of Contractions, Blends, and Syllables

  • Vowels vs Consonants

  • Phonics Mastery

  • The 5 W’s (Who, What, When, Where, Why)

  • Handwriting Exercises

  • Concept of Sentence Structure

  • Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms

  • Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives, Adverbs, Pronouns

  • The Concept of Plot, Setting, Hero(ine), Villain in Stories

  • Introduction of Dictionaries

  • Spanish Language Lessons


Mathematics

  • Recognizing US Currency

  • Introduction to Calculators

  • Mastery of 2D and 3D Shapes

  • Introduction to Roman Numerals & Tally Counting

  • Introduction to ½’s, ⅓’s, and ¼’s

  • Reading and Creating Graphs

  • The Commutative Property

  • Introduction to Measurement Devices

  • Ordering by Weight etc.

  • Continued Progress of General Math & Counting Skills


Social Studies & Religious Studies

  • Continued Progress of Reading Digital and Analog Clocks

  • Studying of Major Events and Persons

  • Continued Cultural Education

  • The Concept of Past, Present, Future

  • Introduction to Basic Civics and Politics

  • Continued Education on the Subject of Maps, Globe Reading

  • Continued Education of Continents, Regions, Oceans, More

  • Continued Religious Studies

  • Earth History Basics; Formation, Paleozoic, Mesozic, Cenozoic

  • Ancient History Introduction; Prehistory, Classical, Early Modern, Modern

  • American History Introduction:

  1. Pre-Colonial
  2. Colonial
  3. American Revolution
  4. Civil War
  5. Industrial Revolution
  6. World War 1
  7. Great Depression
  8. World War 2

Sciences

  • Basic Atomic Theory

  • Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism

  • The Food Chain

  • Basic Taxonomy

  • Introduction to Germ Theory

  • The Dangers of Pollution

  • Basics on Space, Land, Ocean, and Air

  • Basics of Our Solar System

  • General Anatomy

  • The Three Forms of Matter

  • The Basics on Earth Composition

  • Basics of General and Seasonal Weather Types


The Arts

  • Introductory Guitar Lessons

  • Recognizing Famous Painting

  • Recognizing Select Musical Pieces

  • Recognizing Musical Genres

  • 4 Theatrical Performances

  • General Art Projects


Physical Education

  • Basic Nutrition Education

  • Yoga

  • Karate

  • Dance

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