Welcome Families to First Grade!
We are thrilled to extend a warm welcome to you and your child as you embark on an exciting journey into first grade at Frost Lake. This year promises to be a remarkable adventure filled with new experiences, growth, and joyful learning. As we begin this journey together, we want to provide you with a glimpse of the wonderful learning opportunities that await your child in the first-grade classroom.
In first grade, your child will encounter a dynamic and engaging curriculum designed to foster their intellectual, social, and emotional development. Here's a preview of some of the exciting subjects and experiences that your child will be immersed in:
Language Arts: Get ready for a world of words! First graders will build on their foundational reading skills and begin exploring more complex texts. They'll develop a love for reading, enhance their vocabulary, and embark on creative writing adventures.
Mathematics: First graders will dive into the world of numbers, patterns, and problem-solving. They'll learn about addition and subtraction, place value, measurement, and more. Through hands-on activities, they'll cultivate a strong foundation in math.
Science: From exploring the wonders of plants and animals to discovering the marvels of the seasons and weather, first graders will engage in hands-on scientific exploration. They'll foster a curiosity for the world around them through experiments and observations.
Social Studies: Your child will embark on a journey through their community and beyond. They'll learn about important figures, local history, and the world's diverse cultures, fostering a sense of global awareness.
Art and Creativity: First grade is a time for artistic expression to flourish. Your child will have the opportunity to experiment with various art forms, encouraging creativity and self-expression.
Physical Education: Health and wellness take center stage as your child participates in physical activities and games. They'll develop gross motor skills, teamwork, and a foundation for an active lifestyle.
Social and Emotional Learning: First grade is a crucial time for developing social skills and emotional awareness. Your child will engage in activities that promote empathy, cooperation, and effective communication.
Technology: In a digital age, first graders will begin to explore basic technology skills, fostering digital literacy and responsible internet use.
Critical Thinking: First graders will be encouraged to think critically and solve problems independently. They'll learn to approach challenges with curiosity and creativity.
Throughout the year, our dedicated teachers will create a nurturing and inclusive environment where each student can thrive. We value open communication between parents, teachers, and students, fostering a strong partnership that supports your child's growth.
As we embark on this exciting journey together, know that your child's well-being and educational journey are our top priorities. We eagerly anticipate a year filled with exploration, achievement, and shared successes. Welcome to first grade