Curriculum - Class 1

1. Theme of year / History
  • Fairy tales / Folk tales
2. Language Arts English & Grammar
  • Pictorial introduction to the alphabet
  • Capital letters
  • Writing familiar poems / sentences, then reading them
  • Choral recitation
  • Writing ssing block and stick crayons
  • Letter sounds
  • Phonics
  • Letter sound combinations
  • Writing of the word
  • Speaking / News / Poetry / Verse
3. Literature and History
  • Story retelling
  • Fairy tales / Folk tales
4. Mathematics
  • Number quality
  • Counting numbers (1-24)
  • Imaginative introduction to the four operations (+, -, x, ÷)
  • Roman numerals
  • Linear math addition
  • Paper cutting and folding
  • Games with counters
  • Circular form drawing
5. Social Sciences
  • Temperament stories
  • Fairy tales
  • Nativity
  • Local indigenous stories
6. Sciences
  • Four elements (wind, water, air and fire)
  • Rock cycle stories (sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic)
  • Time as in seasons
7. Geography
  • Local environment (child at home and school)
8. Chinese Language
  • Songs, poems, and games
  • Writing characters
9. Outdoor Education & Gardening
  • Cubby building
  • Nature craft
  • Gardening
  • Nature walks
  • Flora and fauna exploration
10. Fine and Practical Arts
  • Circle dancing
  • Stories, verse, poems
  • Class play / Performance
11. Music
  • Singing in unison
  • Pentatonic flute
12. Sculptural Arts
  • Beeswax modeling
  • Nature crafts
13. Drawing
  • Spatial orientation
  • Block crayons
  • Shading
14. Painting
  • Wet on wet spectral colours
15. Handwork
  • Knitting
  • Candle making
  • Paper printing
  • Toy making
16. Eurythmy
  • Moving in a whole circle
17. Movement
  • Rhythmic circle games, bean bags, jump rope, hand-clapping

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