1st Grade Package

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Curriculum Package
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What's Included

The following literature and materials are included in the 1st Grade Package:

Please note:

The materials in the K-3 Essentials Package which includes The Heart of Learning OM Guide to Teaching the Early Grades OM Crafts for the Early Grades OM Circle Time CD and Healthy Living From the Start are NOT included in this package. These materials are used in Kindergarten through grade 3 and therefore you only need to purchase them once. While these books are not strictly required they are highly recommended and are referenced directly in the coursebook.

Additional Materials Recommended

  • The books in the K-3 Essentials Package (The Heart of Learning Healthy Living from the Start Guide to Teaching the Early Grades and Crafts for the Early Grades) are NOT included in this curriculum package. While these books are not strictly required they are highly recommended and are referenced directly in the coursebook.
  • 1st Grade Craft Kit With Recorders: optional kit containing craft items used in the 1st grade curriculum.
  • Essentials Craft Kit: optional kit designed to be used alongside our K-3 Essentials Package and includes many of the common craft items you’ll need in your homeschool.

1st Grade Overview

View a sample of our 1st grade curriculum here.

Oak Meadow’s lively and engaging 1st grade curriculum will help you guide your child toward solid reading and math skills while encouraging an active inquisitive mind.

In language arts literacy skills are developed through a language-rich curriculum that focuses on stories poems and songs. Students progress through learning how to print upper- and lower-case letters to a study of word families and consonant blends. The imagination is sparked through fairy tales nature stories and traditional verses as your child develops the necessary skills and confidence to read independently.

In social studies students begin to develop a sense of time and place as they encounter classic tales make their own calendars learn to use a compass and draw maps of their neighborhoods. Multicultural awareness is explored through community connections and a developing sense of good citizenship.

In the math curriculum stories are integrated into the study of numbers and objects from nature collected on a walk become part of learning the four mathematical processes. Students also explore sequences patterns counting money and geometric shapes.

Science arts & crafts music and health round out the first grade experience. Each week students engage in observations of the natural world express themselves through painting and crafts develop their recorder playing skills and conduct inquiries into topics related to their healthy development.

Projects crafts and activities through the year include:

  • Make a book of stories with summaries and illustrations
  • Create your own store and marketplace
  • Make a weather vane
  • Identify animal tracks
  • Learn to knit
  • Build a birdhouse