First Grade Goals:  


      Moving From an Emergent Reader to a Reader! 

      We will also be working on:

      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.