First Grade English Language Arts

Instructional Focus

Assessment Tools

Sustain memory and focus while reading longer texts.

Fountas and Pinnell Reading Benchmark Assessment

Recognize and write a large number (150) of high frequency words.

AAPS Writing Rubric, Buddy-Study Spelling System

Write a personal narrative using complete sentences and correct beginning and ending punctuation.

AAPS Writing Rubric

Begin to show a personal style in writing.


Identify and use short and long vowels in reading and writing contexts.


Other Resources

Text Level Guide for Parents 998kb PDF

State Language Arts Grade Level Content Expectations for First Grade 264kb PDF externallink.gif

District First Grade Writing Calendar 84kb PDF

District K-2 Reading Rubric 241kb PDF

District First Grade Writing Rubric 149kb PDF

District First Grade Phonics Lessons Pacing Guide 60kb PDF

First Grade Report Card 498kb PDF


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