First Grade Goals
Moving From an Emergent Reader to a Reader!
Emotional and Social Development
To help the child develop a strong sense of self
To help the child relate to others socially, to respect their peers, and be a part of a group
To encourage independence and the ability to think for themselves
To promote independent work and habits and the ability to follow directions
Sensory Motor Development
To promote growth in visual, auditory, and perception.....to sharpen the senses
To provide listening activities
To provide many and varied opportunities for oral expression
To build a strong foundation in reading
To build a strong foundation in mathematical concepts.
To build a strong foundation in writing skills.