• Delaware Recommended Curriculum for Grade 1

    Students in 1st grade begin building a foundation for citizenship and helping students understand that we live our lives chronologically and be able to use a clock, calendar, or schedule to ask questions and record events. Students will understand why leaders are sometimes chosen by election and expected to represent the people.

  • Standards in this unit

    History Standard One K-3a: Students will use clocks, calendars, schedules, and written records to record or locate events in time.

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.3
    Write narratives in which students recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.5
    Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.1.e
    Use verbs to convey a sense of past, present, and future (e.g., Yesterday I walked home; Today I walk home; Tomorrow I will walk home).

  • Standards in this unit

    Civics Standard One K-3a: Students will understand that leaders are sometimes chosen by election, and that elected officials are expected to represent the interests of the people who elected them.

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.K.6 Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1 Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.