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Curriculum
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­­Bible
  • Exploring His Power
  • Through Creation
  • Through the Exodus
  • Through His presence: Desert Sanctuary
  • In the Promised Land: Jericho, Ark
  • Through people of power: Saul, David, Solomon
  • Through His protection: Jonah, Daniel
  • Through Miracles: Birth of Christ
  • Through man: Pentecost, Saul's conversion
  • Reverence for God and His Word
  • Family of Jesus: Parents, Disciples, Friends
  • Early Church Family: disciples after Christ's resurrection SDA church family
  • Church Missionaries: Andrews through today's mission outreach
  • Through Christ: Healings, nature, over death
 
Art
  • Primary and secondary colors
  • Size and shape relationships
  • Values: light, dark, medium
  • Art experiences in difference media
  • Line, Pattern, Form
  • Two-dimensional shapes
  • Create texture
  • Recognition and appreciation of artists and their works
  • Value creative work by self and peers
  • Recognition of and appreciation for artists and their works, especially at holidays
  • Tools: scissors, crayons, brush, tempera, chalk, yarn, fingerprint, paper
Language Arts
 
Reading
  • Extends sight vocabulary
  • Read at instructional level
  • Read independently
  • Phonetic and instructional analysis
  • Comprehension: directions, main idea, details, cause and effect
  • Table of contents, Index.
  • Context clues
 
Speaking
  • Complete sentences
  • Organized thoughts and ideas
  • Correct word pronunciation and usage
  • Role play, Christian drama, and choral reading
  • Poems and personal experiences
  • Memory verses and Bible stories
  • Conversation
 
Spelling
  • Spell assigned words
  • Simple spelling rules
  • Listening
  • Stories and poetry
  • Directions and instructions
  • Critical thinking
  • Courtesy and appreciation
  • Answer questions
 
Writing
  • Manuscript writing, letter formation, size, spacing
  • Capitalization, cities, titles, words referring to God
  • Punctuation, periods, commas, question and exclamation marks
  • Publish and share
  • Composition, short, stories, organization of thought, editing
  • Correct usage
  • Literature and Media, Prose, Poetry, Television
 

Mathematics (1st)
  • Counting and writing to 100
  • Counting by 2's, 5's, and 10's
  • Place value: base 10
  • Addition and subtraction without regrouping
  • Identify fractions: 1/2, 1/3, 1/4
  • Estimation
  • Measuring: standard and metric
  • Recognize time: clock and calendar
  • Recognize value of coins and paper money
  • Geometric patterns and shapes
  • Simple word problems
  • Basic charts and graphs
  • Simple properties of sets
  • Counting backwards from 10
  • Cardinal and ordinal
 
Mathematics (2nd)
  • Counting, reading, and writing to 1,000
  • Place value through hundreds * Counting by 2's, 3's, 4's, 5's, and 10's to 100 * Symbols <, =, >
  • Even and odd numbers
  • Addition and subtraction facts to 20
  • Using sets and number facts
  • Estimation
  • Addition and subtraction of 2 and 3 digit numbers: no regrouping
  • Geometry: readiness activities
  • Introduction to calculator
  • Multiplication facts for 2,3, and 5
  • Telling time to 5 minutes: digital and standard
  • Counting money, making change
  • Fractions, halves, thirds, fourths, tenths
  • Problem solving
  • Charts and graphs: collecting, organizing and interpreting data
  • Standard and metric measures: weight, length, volume, temperature
  • Decimals for cents and dollars
 
Music
  • Praise and hymns
  • Reproduce simple rhythm
  • Like and unlike notation
  • Dynamics and tempo changes
  • Expressions in music
  • Stringed instruments
  • Baroque, Romantic, 20th Century music
  • Classroom singing
  • 6/8 rhythm
  • Two-part rounds and canons
  • Whole, half, quarter, note & rest
  • Dotted half note
  • Diminuendo and decrescendo
  • Children's musicals
 
Physical Education
 
Motor Skills
  •  ball activities, group tag and relay games
 
Fitness
  • testing agility and balance
 
Positive attitudes
  • self-worth, self-control, responsibility
 
Interpersonal Skills
  • cooperation, sportsmanship
 
Concepts
  • environmental responsibility, safety rules, health and fitness, games
 
Science and Health
  • Biblical principles of health
  • Substance abuse
  • Personal safety: home and school
  • Medical and public health centers
  • First aid
  • Ecological communities
  • Scientific thinking process
  • Personal hygiene and safety
  • social, emotional, physical
  • Self-esteem
  • Health habits
  • Values and decision making
  • People and nature prepare for winter
  • State and change of matter
  • God's plan for ecology
 
Social Studies
  • Maps and globes
  • Holidays and festivals
  • Earning and spending
  • Famous historic people
  • Communities, past and present, local and global
  • Jobs
  • Community helpers
  • Shelters, clothes and food
  • Interdependence of people 
  • Families, school neighborhood, and community
  • Social skills and responsibility
  • Life in communities, multi-cultural
  • Citizen rights and responsibilities
 


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