As a Catholic school we follow the Diocese of Rochester learning standards as well as the NYS learning standards.
Based on NYS learning standards. There are 12 chapters.
Fundations - Wilson Language Training
Letter formation, letter sounds and letter identification, phonics, decoding, sentence building, retelling stories, vocabulary, fluency, comprehension strategies, spelling and handwriting.
Lucy Calkins Writing
4 styles of writing: narrative, expository, opinion, descriptive.
Let's Find Out Scholastic News
Easy reader magazines, activities, videos and games.
Based on NYS learning standards.
DOR learning standards, hands on activities, interactive lessons and videos.
The program we use is called Blest are We. It does a lovely job incorporating faith based practices. The program teaches students to love and care for others, also it makes connections to real life situations and experiences.
Play-based learning helps engage elementary students in their education and has cognitive, physical, social, and emotional benefits. Play-based learning helps children make sense of the world and it is essential for their development and well-being. It is an effective practice for deepening understanding and engaging children.
I, can, we, the, at, am, it, up, no, yes
like, a, see, go, in, of, us, by, eat, was
to, have, is, play, come, on, be, big, one, has
are, for, you, this, here, she , run , off, so, want
do, and, what, little, his, two, love, but, all, saw
said, there, him, that, not, too, why, first, new,
he, as, look, with, they, three, six, where, day, could
my, me, when, jump, went, four, ten, get, away, came
five, seven, eight, your, because, out, from, who, her, then
yellow, red, blue, white, black, brown, green, purple, pink, nine
must, ran, box, sun, say, soon, each, down, fish, funny, time, egg
make, find, help, new, now, and, bed, dog, cat