First Grade Standards

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Addison Northwest Supervisory Union First Grade Learning Objectives
EL.1 First Grade
EL.1.1.1 Word identification strategies
EL. Students apply word identification/ decoding strategies to text, leading to automaticity in reading fiction and informational text
EL. Shows progress on the ANWSU Phonological Awareness Screening. Counts syllables in 1 - 4 syllable words." Blends and segments phonemes in one syllable words
EL. Demonstrates understanding of concepts of print ." Identifies basic punctuation marks and their usage." Identifies key parts of a book - title, author." Demonstrates 1:1 matching of words spoken to words in print
EL. Applies word identification/decoding strategies in isolation and in context, leading to automaticity
EL. Uses a variety of reading strategies while reading or listening to literary and informational text:." Self corrects, ." Monitors comprehension and ." Adjusts reading rate and strategies for different purposes
EL.1.1.2 Vocabulary strategies
EL. Students identify the meaning of unfamiliar words
EL. Uses context clues, prior knowledge, or asks questions during read alouds or text reading
EL. Shows breadth (growth) of vocabulary knowledge by describing words in terms of categories, functions or features
EL. Shows comprehension of synonyms and antonyms to connect new words to known words
EL.1.1.3 Accuracy and fluency
EL. Students read material with accuracy and fluency
EL. Reads grade level text with 90 to 94% accuracy
EL. Reads fluently (50-80 words per minute oral)
EL.1.1.4 Informational text understanding
EL. Students analyze and interpret informational text, citing evidence
EL. Distinguishes among a variety of texts." Children's magazines." Children's newspapers." Lists." Simple directions
EL. Uses titles and illustrations to obtain information
EL. Identifies topic. Tells what was learned. Makes basic inferences or draws basic conclusions
EL.1.1.5 Literary text understanding
EL. Students analyze and interpret elements of literary text, citing evidence.
EL. Demonstrates initial understanding of key elements of literary text (including text read aloud, read independently or in a guided manner) and author's craft ." identifies characters in a story." retells the beginning, middle and end." responds to simple q
EL. Analyzes and interprets (by telling or writing) elements of literary text read aloud or read independently ." makes predictions and why the prediction is made." identifies motives of characters." identifies relevant physical characteristics or personality
EL.1.1.6 Reading extensively
EL. Students read frequently; they read a variety of genres in literary and informational text, and they read more than one book by the same author
EL. Reads every day for a substantial amount of time at instructional AND independent reading levels. (eg. 4 or more short books, or the equivalent)
EL. Reads at least three genres
EL. Reads a variety of authors
EL. Reads at least two types of informational text
EL.1.1.7 Reading Text Level
EL.1.2.1 Writing process
EL. Students use the writing process to produce final drafts both as scaffolded/guided writing, and as independent work
EL. Uses writing process strategies and shares writing with others
EL. Prints all upper/lower case letters legibly top to bottom, left to right. Writes on line. Spaces above and below lines and between words. Grips pencil/crayon appropriately
EL.1.2.2 Grammar, spelling & mechanics
EL. Students demonstrate command of conventions, spelling and structures.
EL. Demonstrates command of appropriate English conventions
EL. Demonstrates command of conventional English spelling
EL. Demonstrates command of the structures of English language by distinguishing among letters, words and sentences
EL.1.2.3 Response to text
EL. Students write in response to literary and informational text
EL. Writes words or sentences, and/or draws responses to literary and informational text by using prior knowledge or references to text
EL.1.2.4 Informational writing
EL. Students write to inform, to persuade, and to explain a procedure
EL. Writes a report that identifies details relevant to topic with details represented by pictures with captions, words, sentences or some combination.
EL.1.2.5 Expressive writing
EL. Students write to tell and dramatize a coherent story, reflect on a personal experience, and create poems
EL. Creates a clear, understandable story line, when given a structure (may take form of words, pictures or combination), . using details. identifying characters experience, and create poems
EL.1.3.1 Numbers and operations
EL. Students demonstrate computation skills, as well as understanding of concepts.
EL. Demonstrates understanding that fractions are equal parts of a whole. Understands place value of numbers from 0 to 100 . Reads numbers to 100. Writes numerals to 100. Shows correct sequence of ordinal and cardinal numbers and compares cardinal numbe
EL. Understands place value of numbers 100 to 0 by placing numbers on a number line or # grid, by using models and explanations.. Build, recognize, write, order and compare numbers up to 100. Uses terms greater than, less than, and equals in comparing who
EL. M1:3 Demonstrates conceptual understanding of mathematical operations involving addition and subtraction
EL. Accurately solves problems in context involving addition and subtraction using whole numbers
EL. Demonstrates understanding of monetary value of coins and adds coins together to a value no greater than $1.00
EL. Mentally adds whole numbers through 10 with accuracy. Mentally subtracts whole numbers through 10 with accuracy
EL. Estimates and evaluates the reasonableness of solutions appropriate to grade level
EL. Applies properties of numbers and operations to solve problems and to simplify computations involving whole numbers
EL.1.3.2 Geometry and measurement
EL. Students demonstrate knowledge of measurement and properties of shapes.
EL. Uses attributes, composition, or decomposition to wort or classify polygons or objects
EL. .Identifies objects in the environment given an example of a three-dimensional shape
EL. Selects an appropriate standard tool with which to measure length, temperature, weight, and volume, and.uses nonstandard units for linear measurement and weight
EL. Tells time to the half hour. Understands meaning of yesterday, today, and tomorrow.
EL. Find and name locations with simple relationships (i.e. near, far, above, below, next to, up, down, right, left)
EL.1.3.3 Functions and algebra
EL. * Students demonstrate knowledge of patterns, evaluate for missing variables and an understanding of the concept of inequality.
EL. Identifies and extends a variety of patterns using numbers, sounds, movement, colors, letters, and shapes
EL. Demonstrates a conceptual understanding of linear relationships (y=kx) as a constant rate of change qualitatively and quantitatively
EL. Demonstrates concept of equality by showing equivalence between two expressions by solving one-step equations using models, verbal explanations, or written equations
EL. Demonstrates concept of equality
EL.1.3.4 Data, statistics and analysis
EL. Students organize and interpret data and demonstrate understanding of probability.
EL. Interprets a given representation through written or verbal/scribed response to answer questions related to the data
EL. Analyzes patterns, trends, or distributions in data in a variety of contexts using more , less , or equal .
EL. Organizes and displays data using diagrams, models, or tally charts to analyze the data to formulate conclusions
EL. In response to teacher- or student-generated question or hypothesis, collects appropriate data to answer the question or hypothesis being tested through written or verbal/scribed response
EL.1.3.5 Problem solving
EL. Students use problem solving strategies including: reasoning, connections, solutions, math language, math representation, and documentation.
EL. Demonstrate understanding of mathematical problem solving and communication through: reasoning, connections, solutions, math language, math representation, and documentation
EL.1.4.1 Inquiry
EL.1.4.2 Physical science
EL.1.4.3 Life Science
EL.1.4.4 Human Body
EL.1.4.5 Universe, Earth, Environment
EL.1.5.1 Inquiry
EL.1.5.2 History
EL.1.5.3 Physical and cultural geography
EL.1.5.4 Civic, government and Society
EL.1.5.5 Economics
EL.1.6.1 Listens actively
EL. Students express themselves orally and listen effectively
EL. Retells information pertaining to stories, discussions and conversations presented orally
EL. Comprehends stories, discussions and conversations and begins to listen critically as shown by identifying the topic and telling what was learned
EL. Includes 'when, where and what' in sharing and conversing
EL. Retells experiences and stories sequentially
EL. Uses standard English, including regular plural forms and regular past tense verbs
EL.1.6.2 Oral Expression
EL.1.7 Art
EL.1.7.1 Artistic skills
EL. Approach to Work
EL. Listens & follows directions
EL. Good use of class time
EL. Appropriate interactions with others
EL. Care and safety of materials
EL.1.7.2 Approach to work
EL. Reasoning & Problem Solving
EL. Demonstrates willingness to take risks
EL. Develops ideas, follows through
EL. Brainstorms, asks questions
EL.1.7.3 Concepts and vocabulary
EL. Creating & Communicating
EL. Strives to show expression with media
EL. Demonstrates use of design elements & principles
EL.1.7.4 Reflection & response to art
EL. Artistic Skill Development
EL. Works to improve basic drawing, painting & sculpture skills
EL. Explores new techniques & processes
EL. Reflection & Response to Art
EL. Demonstrates use of lesson objectives to revise work
EL. Uses critique to evaluate their own and others' work
EL. History & Culture
EL. Sees connections with Art and the world around us
EL. Explores historical & cultural characteristics to inform the art making process
EL.1.8 Music
EL.1.8.1 Musical Skills
EL. Participates verbally and volunteers
EL. Follows classroom rules (stays in own space safely, enters and lines up appropriately)
EL. Demonstrates respect (follows teacher's directions, shows good listening, treats equipment with care, avoids rude behavior)
EL.1.8.2 Approach to work
EL. singing effort
EL. sings on pitch
EL. Rhythm performing
EL. Instrument performing
EL. Uses good audience skills
EL.1.8.3 Concepts and vocabulary
EL. Attends to schedule
EL. Brings instrument, music stand and folder
EL. Maintains practice chart
EL. Demonstrates proficiency on instrument
EL.1.8.4 Reflection and response to music
EL.1.9 PE
EL.1.9.1 Motor Skills
EL.1.9.2 Physical fitness
EL.1.9.3 Attitude to physical fitness
EL.1.9.4 Participation