• boy  First Grade Goals boy

     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


    Language Development

    • To provide listening activities

    • To provide many and varied opportunities for oral expression


    Cognitive Development

    • To build a strong foundation in reading 

    • To build a strong foundation in mathematical concepts.

    • To build a strong foundation in writing skills.