Bellingham Public Schools

First Grade Curriculum Resources


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Bellingham Public Schools

Curriculum Department

 

September 2005

FIRST GRADE

Curriculum Resources

 

Reading and Writing - teach as per literacy guide and curriculum guide

  • spelling - Sourcebooks 1 and 2
  • D'Nealian handwriting - focus on manuscript letter formation
  • writing process and six trait writing
  • Grade 1 Phonics Lessons Teaching Resource , Gay Su Pinnell and Irene C. Fountas (one purchased for every grade 1 teacher)

Math - teach as per curriculum guide using

  • Investigations , TERC
  • Investigations, Assessment Source Book Grade 1, TERC

Science - teach as per curriculum guide using required topics/units

  • Basic-FOSS Kit-Solids and Liquids
  • Basic-GEMS - Tree Homes
  • Basic-STC - Organisms

Social Studies - teach as per curriculum guide using

  • Our Wide World Box B , Rand McNally (1 social studies activity guide, 30 two-sided home/school desk maps [18"x12"], 30 two-sided U.S./World desk maps [18"x12"], 36 marking pens) - purchased 1 box per 2 teachers
  • Our Wide World Box C , Rand McNally (1 social studies activity guide, 30 two-sided neighborhoods/communities desk maps [18"x12"], 30 two-sided U.S./World desk maps [18"x12"], 36 marking pens) - purchased 1 box per 2 teachers
  • People, Spaces & Places , Rand McNally (18 tote bags included with 18 big books, 18 teaching guides, 18 student book six packs [108 books], 18 activity card sets [144 cards] and People, Spaces & Places - Student book Classroom Library (18 student book six packs [108 books], 18 teaching guides, storage/display box) - purchased library copies to be shared
  • Primary Atlas , Rand McNally (single copy big book-size primary atlas
    [14-3/8" x 19-1/2"] with teaching guide) - purchased library copy to be shared
  • World/U.S. Wall Map and Globe

Health - teach as per curriculum guide using

The Great Body Shop Teacher's Guide (red binder), The Children's Health Market, Inc. (purchased one for every 1 st grade teacher)

  • required first grade unit "Drugs Are Dumb"

Other

  • Second Step, A Violence Prevention Curriculum