1st Grade

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1st GRADE

Daily Routine:

  *8:15 –9:15 Calendar Math, Devotions, Math.

  *9:15- 10:00 Language Arts; Phonics, Spelling

  * 10:00-10:30 Recess

  * 10:35 -11:55 English, Spanish, Reading Groups

  *12:00-12:30 Lunch

  *12:35-1:00 Story time/P.E.

  * 1:00-1:30 Bible

  * 1:30-2:15 Science/ Social Studies /Art

  * 2:15-2:50 Handwriting/ Creative writing/ centers

  * 2:50 – clean up /pack up/ prayer

  Elective classes : Not all listed

Excellence Initiatives

1st Grade Program

Goals for the Future

Academics

*Field Trips to Discovery Cube Science Center, Tree People, and Aquarium of the Pacific, Plays as they come up, Guest Speakers.

*Enrichment Classes – Spanish, Art, Library, Computer, P.E., Theatre Arts, Music.
*Monthly Book Reports with oral presentations – Book Report in a Bag, Character Book Report, Christmas Book Report. V.I.P

*Math with Food to demonstrate –Fractions, Interactive board Math Programs.
*Projects –Habitat dioramas, Snowman People, Young Inventor’s, Arts and Crafts. Apple Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Projects, President’s Projects, Election Days.
*Math IXL online skills practice
*Spelling City online spelling practice
*Eduplace online grammar, social studies, science practice
*Creative Writing – Writing Wrap-Up grammar prompts, personal journal, friendly letter activities, narrative stories

*Science experiments/ STEM Activities: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math.
*ACSI Student Activities

*Social Studies: Thanksgiving Feast, learning through games, science, art, Readers Theatre.

*Small individual reading groups/ centers and rotations

*Use of technology via Smart Board Math games, OSMO,

*”Reading Buddies” with Kindergarten.

*Strong Phonics Program/ Comprehension builders.

*Use of Supplemental to maintain the program

 

Arts 

*Enrichment Classes 
*Performing Arts 1st grade Chapel Skit
*Chapels for Veteran’s Day and Grandparent’s Day
*Special Crafts – Fall decorations, Christmas Snowmen ornaments, paintings and pillows, Mother’s Day Old time Photo and frame, Father’s Day Midge Podgy Note rack.
*Study of artists – Book Report, art projects, Picasso, Van Gogh, Monet

 

Athletics 

*Sports Performance Training 
*Enrichment Classes  
*Field Day end of the year event
*Boys and Girls After School Sports Teams – Football, Softball, Soccer, and Basketball
 

 

Servant Leadership 

*Kids With Character program
*Community Service at Children’s Hunger Fund if applicable
*Easter Egg Stuffing and Donation to WVCC
*Buddy Bench Responsibility
*Classroom Jobs and Responsibilities
*Cafeteria and Campus Clean Up

 

Spiritual Development

*Chapel skits
*Chapel Worship Leader
*Chaplain and prayer leaders in classroom
*Weekly Bible lesson with scripture memorization and tests
*Study & Memorization of the books of the Bible, Lord’s Prayer
*Prayer Leaders in Class
*Bible Familiarity & Use

 

Technology

*Interactive classroom board
*iPad with Apple TV
*Enrichment Class –Weekly Library/Keyboarding Class
*Library Media room with access to 25+ computers
*Enrichment Classes – library and keyboard class
*IXL Math & Enrichment, Spelling City online interactive homework, Eduplace.com, Math Trainer
*Acuity assessment program
*WEEBLY Web page
*Constant Contact Weekly Communication Email
*Class Video Project of the year

*Writing Portfolio

 

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Contact

West Valley Christian School

22450 Sherman Way, West Hills, CA 91307

dswales@westvalleychristianschool.com

CALL : 818-884-4710