Grade 1

Language Arts

In Language Arts, lessons will review consonant sounds, short vowels and be introduced to long vowels and consonant digraphs. Students will be reading fiction and non-fiction stories. There is also a strong focus on sentence structure, as well as the understanding of nouns, verbs and adjectives.

Social Studies

The main focus of Social Studies is on the community, beginning with map reading and including important holidays and symbols of the United States.


Science seems to be very popular subject in First Grade. Through hands-on-learning and lesson, the students will be exploring parts of plants and different kinds of animals.


Religion lessons focus on the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus. The students learn the importance of certain prayers such as the Hail Mary and Our Father. They will also understand the importance of the symbols in our Church.