Horseheads Elementary Schools
Welcome to First Grade

 

Click here to see more information in our First Grade brochure.

 

First grade is based on a developmental approach to learning. We promote the physical, social, emotional and intellectual growth of each child, as well as self-esteem and self-confidence. We work to help our students grow and develop, in all areas of learning.

 

Our subject areas include:

 

English Language Arts: Reading, writing, and sight words.
Mathematics: Recognizing numbers, counting in various ways (by fives to 50, by twos to 20, etc.), writing and reading numbers, place values (ones tens), comparing numbers, ordinal numbers (first, second, third, etc.), addition, subtraction, word problems, telling time, arithmetic patterns, money
Science: Plants, life cycle of birds, animals, weather, seasons, earth (rocks, soil, water, air, resources), matter (solid, liquid, gases), forces, magnets, balance and motion, roller coaster, wall design, pebbles, sand, silt
Social Studies: Holidays, my family and other families, community, citizenship, maps, land/resources, now and long ago

 

Teachers: Kim Conklin, Teresa Gill, Shelby Ham, Shannah Kamas, Denise Pronti, Elizabeth Quinlan, Jennifer Robinson, Molly Romanski, Justine Saunders, Kelly Schrage, Marcy Teter, Kate Williams

 

 


Horseheads Central School District

One Raider Lane
Horseheads, NY 14845

Dr. Thomas J. Douglas
Superintendent of Schools

hcsdinfo@horseheadsdistrict.com

(607)739-5601