First Grade Curriculum

Religion
Sprit of Truth: Grade One–God is Love, Sophia Institute Press

Math
Saxon Math, Grade 1 by: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Constructing the Universe Activity Books by: Michael Schneider

Science
FOSS Next Generation
Physical – Sound and Light
Earth – Air and Weather
Life – Plants and Animals

History
Ancient History / Medieval Times / Renaissance / Modern & American History
     The Story of Civilization by Phillip Campbell
     The Ultimate Geography and Timeline Guide by Maggie Hogan and Cindy Wiggens
     The Famous Men of Greece by John Haaren and A. B. Poland
     The Famous Men of Rome by John Haaren and A. B. Poland
     Roman Catholic History by Sonya Romens

ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
Handwriting
Draw Write Now, Book 2 by: Marie Hablitzel, Kim Stitzer

Spelling/Vocab
Words Their Way: Letter & Picture Sorts for Emergent Spellers by Pierson
Composition: Institute for Excellence in Writing Course

Grammar/Phonics
Letters and Sounds, 1 by Abeka
MCP Plaid Phonics, Level A by Pearson School
SRA Phonics Beginning Readers, Grade 1 by McGraw-Hill

Literature
Blueberries for Sal, Robert McCloskey
Caps for Sale, Esphyr Slobodkina
Little Bear, Else Holmelund Minarik
Little Bear’s Visit, Else Holmelund Minarik
Make Way for Ducklings, Robert McCloskey
The Amazing Air Balloon, Jean Van Leeuwen
A Bargain for Frances, Russell Hoban
The Big Snow, Berta Hader
The Boy Who Cried “Wolf”, Ellen Schecter
Curious George, H.A. Rey
Greg’s Microscope, Millicent E. Selsam
Ira Sleeps Over, Bernard Waber
Katy No-Pocket, Emmy Payne
Lionel at Large, Stephen Krensky
Millions of Cats, Wanda Gag
Oliver and Amanda series, Jean Van Leeuwen
Play Ball, Amelia Bedelia, Peggy Parish
Sir Small and the Dragonfly, Jane O’Connor
Sun Up, Sun Down, Gail Gibbons
Tillie and the Wall, Leo Lionni
When I Was Young in the Mountains, Cynthia Rylant
Yonder, Tony Johnston