• Basic number concepts to 1000
  • 2 and 3-digit addition and subtraction with and without regrouping
  • Problem solving
  • Telling time
  • Counting money
  • Critical thinking skills 

Language Arts

  • Basic phonic skills
  • Spelling strategies
  • Understanding the writing process-drafting/revising/editing
  • Writing a personal arrative
  • Writing an animal research report
  • Writing a descriptive narrative
  • Writing a pourquoi tale


  • Reading fiction and non-fiction texts
  • Use multiple reading strategies to understand a text
  • Identify basic story elements in a text -- characters, setting, problem, solution
  • Read and analyze pourquoi tales
  • Read and analyze fairy tales and compare them to their fractured version
  • Identify facts and opinions in a nonfiction text
  • Identify nonfiction text features in a text
  • Gather information from a text

Social Studies

  • Geography -- map skills
  • Culture -- holidays around the world
  • Native Americans
  • Parts of a community


  • Nutrition and digestion
  • Soil science
  • Plant life cycle