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1st Grade Essential Learning Objectives

1st Grade Essential Learning Objectives

Reading ELOs:

The learner will identify and produce rhyming words

The learner will segment words into sounds.

The learner will blend sounds into words.

The learner will use phonics skills to read. 

The learner will recognize and comprehend grade-level frequency words. 

The learner will apply comprehension skills. 

The learner will read aloud grade-level texts with accuracy and fluency.

The learner will apply spelling skills to daily work. 

Writing ELOs:

The learner will identify and distinguish nouns being a person, place, thing or animal.

The learner will identify and distinguish verbs.

The learner will identify and distinguish adjectives. 

The learner will form sentences using subject and predicate.

The learner will construct a sentence using correct punctuation.

The learner will construct a sentence using correct capitalization.

The learner will maintain a topic throughout their writing.

The learner will correctly form letters.

The learner will transfer handwriting to daily assignments.

The learner will compose a story using beginning, middle, and end. 

Math ELOs:

The learner will interpret and solve story problems using addition and subtraction.

The learner will fluently add and subtract within 10.

The learner will add and subtract within 20, using a variety of strategies. 

The learner will demonstrate algebraic relationships within addition and subtraction equations. 

The learner will organize and interpret graphs.

The learner will read, write, and count to 120.

The learner will identify and understand the value of dimes and pennies. 

The learner will compare numbers using <, >, =.

The learner will measure and compare objects by length. 

The learner will tell and write time to the half hour and hour using analog and digital clocks. 

The learner will identify 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional shapes and their attributes. 

The learner will divide shapes into two and four equal shares. 

Science ELOs:

The learner will participate in simple investigations. 

The learner will describe properties of objects (texture, weight, etc.).

The learner will sort objects by various attributes.

The learner will measure objects with standard and non-standard units.

The learner will describe how objects move in different ways.

The learner will identify tools for measurement (ruler, balance, liquid measurement).

The learner will summarize characteristics and changes of living things (plants and animals).

The learner will differentiate between living and nonliving things.

The learner will identify needs of living things (plants and animals).

The learner will identify objects that appear to move in the sky (sun, moon, stars).

The learner will describe earth materials (sand, soil, rocks, water).

The learner will identify the seasons and changes in weather. 

Social Studies ELOs:

The learner will list cardinal directions. 

The learner will identify basic map symbols.

The learner will label basic symbols of the US (flag, eagle).

The learner will identify Nebraska on a map of the US. 

The learner will list common occupations in our community.

The learner will identify common US Holidays. 

The learner will recognize the president.

The learner will identify the difference between land and water on maps, globes, or other models.