1st Grade Traditional

Curriculum

Religion– Children build a relationship with God through prayer, service and study. All students attend a weekly Mass at 8:15 am on Thursdays, as well as Holy Days. Parents are invited to attend these student led Masses and enjoy our Junior High Choir. Students also participate in Adoration and Reconciliation services throughout the year.

Language Arts-A Four Blocks curriculum is used which integrates the study of writing, phonics, guided reading and self selected reading. Students use a 6+1 Writing Traits curriculum.

Math– Is studied using a combination of problem solving and computation. Memorization of facts is practiced using daily practice. The students also use hands-on manipulatives for concrete learning.

Science and Social Studies– Through the study of science and social studies the students learn about how their daily life connects to the world around them. Hands-on experiences are emphasized in order to enhance the curriculum.