First grade is a time of learning and growing. We use literature, language, spelling, writing, mathematics, science, social studies, geography, Bible and so much more to reach our expected milestones! Students will begin to read chapter books and enjoy quality literature read aloud. Students will be engulfed in literature through mysteries, poetry, folk tales, history, dramas and fantasy. Through reading, the students will be taught that the world is at their finger tips!
Mathematics will focus on understanding and achieving competence in addition and subtraction as well as grouping, fractions, telling time, coins, standards of measurement and problem solving. Students will learn strategies to solve real life problems that are related to math and they will discover that math is essential to the modern world.
Science is taught through monthly themes such as mammals, the human body, earth and space, etc. Science will communicate through hands on experiences, literature and writing to make a complete learning experience.
Social studies will visit subjects such as history of America and the United States, including our rights and freedoms as Americans, great people of the U.S. and the beautifully diverse places of our nation. Students also learn select areas of the world and travel many places around the world learning all about cultures, foods, children in other places and so much more!
Bible is a privilege that we get to share with our students. Students will hear many bible stories from Genesis to Revelation, with the themes of grace and love. We also join in many missions, enjoy daily prayer and worship and weekly chapels.
Writing begins at a basic level and works through grammar, spelling and flow using all academic subjects. Students will be encouraged to write using capitals, appropriate punctuation, and dictionaries for appropriate spelling. They will be expected to use the writing process: prewrite, draft, revise, edit and publish.
Email: Mrs. Chandler
Mrs. Chandler is a graduate of Liberty University with a B.S. in education and a minor in counseling. She is a preacher’s wife and a mom to 4 kids, 2 boys and 2 girls. She also has a cat , and 2 rescue dogs. She and her family recently moved to Port Charlotte from Starke, Florida. Together, she and her husband Jim minister at East Englewood Church of Christ. Mrs. Chandler loves first grade!