Learning Objectives

  • Reading

    • Students will recognize the difference between letters and words.
    • Students will recognize one to one correspondence when reading by placing their finger under each word as they read.
    • Students will understand left to right and top to bottom movement when reading.
    • Students will use pictures, syntax (the patterns of sentences), and meaning to make adjustments to words as they read.
    • Students will understand that reading, like talking,  has to make sense.
    • Students will understand that stories have a beginning, middle, and an end.
    • Students will name the setting, characters, and important sequence of events in a story.
    • Students will retell simple stories.
    • Students will  infer and predict events in a story.
    • Students will use text features such as bold print, headings, table of contents, and pictures to gain meaning when reading.


    • Students will form legible letters.
    • Students will move left to right and top to bottom when writing.
    • Students will use pictures to plan a story.
    • Students will begin a sentence with a capital letter and end it with correct punctuation.
    • Students will compose sentences using nouns, proper nouns, and verbs.
    • Students will spell sight words correctly and sound out other words using corresponding letter and sound connections.
    • Students will write stories containing a beggining, middle, and end.
    • Students will write simple letters.


    • Students will count up to 120 using one to one correspondence.
    • Students will add and subtract numbers to 20.
    • Students will compare numbers using <,>, =
    • Students will use place value to compare numbers up to 120.
    • Students will compose and decompose numbers up to 120.