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First Grade Syllabus:

READING On a Blue Hill, Open Court
A Flint Holds Fire, Open Court
The Drinking Gourd, Monjo
Silver, Whelan
A Lion to Guard Us, Bulla
A Toad for Tuesday, Erickson
And Then What Happened, Paul Revere?, Fritz
Little House in the Big Woods, Wilder

PENMANSHIP Baker Academy Method Manuscript
Continuing instruction and practice in manuscript style writing.

PHONICS Phonics (C),  Modern Curriculum Press.

SPELLING Spelling skills and rules from Professor Klugimkoph's Spelling Method.
Selected vocabulary from assigned reading.

ENGLISH Language for Daily Use (2), Harcourt Brace

LOGIC Building Thinking Skills, Book 1, Critical Thinking Books

GEOGRAPHY From Sea to Sea, Open Court
Age-appropriate stories and images of our country. Foundation for upcoming history and geography.
50 state, continents and topographical concepts. Strong focus on the geography of Oklahoma.

ARITHMETIC Math (2), Saxon
Review of previous arithmetic skills, reading and writing numbers, even and odd, ordinal position, adding and subtracting with two digit numbers, measurement, counting money, reading temperature, fractions and mixed numbers, simple multiplication, bar graphs, time, perimeter, geometric shapes and word problems.

SCIENCE HBJ Science (3), Harcourt Brace
Plant and animal habitats, special needs, states of matter and physical change, forces, work, simple machines, forms and uses of water, the water cycle, formation and changes of rocks.

MUSIC Choral singing

ART Baker Academy's Mastery of Arts

PHYSICAL
EDUCATION
Various ball handling skills, games, and coordination exercises.
President's Challenge Physical Fitness Program

REFERENCE World Book Encyclopedia
Merriam Webster's Elementary Dictionary


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