Religion-Unit 1 God Gives us Life and Love- The children will come to appreciate everything and everyone as a gift from God. They will have a deeper understanding of Baptism and the Church.
Language Arts-Unit 1 Theme- Perserverence- The children will be reading fictional stories to understand characters and examine word usage. They will also read non-fictional stories in magazines to connect self to text or experience, compare and contrast, identify main idea and supporting details and determine cause and effect. Writing will include an autobiography and understanding types and purposes of writing. Grammar will include using complete sentences and avoiding run-ons.
Math-Unit 1- The children will begin the year reviewing basic facts and relationships using addition and subtraction within 100, solving one and two step problems and working with equal groups of objects to gain foundations for multiplication.
Social Studies-Unit 1 Culture- The children will be identifying characteristics of urban, suburban and rural communities. They will explore the different housing and cultural diversity in each community.
Science-Unit 1 Earth- The children will identify different types of land on Earth, describe the differences between bodies of water, describe how and why weathering occurs, and explain erosion.