LAN0100: 1st Grade Literacy

05/01/2024 to 05/30/2025 • Modified 04/29/2024

Course Description

In this literacy course, students will be immersed in a text-rich environment to develop communication skills, phonological awareness, phonetic skills, vocabulary, and comprehension, and use reading materials as sources of information and entertainment. Students will read fiction and nonfiction texts and use strategies to read new words and familiar selections with fluency, accuracy, and expression. Students will write in various forms to communicate ideas and continue to research to answer questions and solve problems by using available resources. Students will continue to deepen their education through these areas with biblical integration throughout the course.


Student will know the alphabetical order of letters. Student is able to read and write small words.

Student is able to form and write basic sentences. For example, “The cat is big.”


Module 1: Reading Toolbox Introduction

  • Week 1: Introduction to First Grade Literacy
  • Week 2: Connections
  • Week 3: Set a Purpose for Reading
  • Week 4: Text Features

Module 2: Reading Toolbox: Parts of a Story

  • Week 5: Making Connections to Nonfiction Texts Week 1
  • Week 6: Making Connections to Nonfiction Texts Week 2
  • Week 7: Story Elements Week 1
  • Week 8: Story Elements Week 2
  • Week 9: Review Week Quarter One

Module 3: Reading Toolbox: Nonfiction Text Features

  • Week 10: Nonfiction Text Features Week 1
  • Week 11: Nonfiction Text Features Week 2
  • Week 12: Verbs

Module 4: Writing Toolbox: Making Predictions

  • Week 13: Making Predictions: Fiction Texts Week 1
  • Week 14: Making Predictions: Fiction Texts Week 2
  • Week 15: Making Predictions: Nonfiction Predictions Week 1

Module 5: Reading & Writing Toolbox: Nonfiction Predictions

  • Week 16: Nonfiction Predictions Week 2
  • Week 17: Writing Your Own Narrative
  • Week 18: Review Week Quarter Two

Module 6: Reading & Writing Toolbox: Fact & Opinion

  • Week 19: Retelling Fiction Texts
  • Week 20: Writing Opinions
  • Week 21: Writing Opinions Continued
  • Week 22: Question Words

Module 7: Reading & Writing Toolbox: Asking & Answering Questions

  • Week 23: Asking & Answering Questions with Fiction Texts
  • Week 24: Final Spelling Patterns
  • Week 25: Asking & Answering Questions with Nonfiction Texts
  • Week 26: Closed Syllables
  • Week 27: Review Week Quarter Three

Module 8: Writing Toolbox: Research

  • Week 28: Research Topics
  • Week 29: Research Information
  • Week 30: Research Diagrams

Module 9: Reading & Writing Toolbox: Poetry

  • Week 31: Rhyming Words and Poems
  • Week 32: Writing Rhyming and Sensory Poems
  • Week 33: Exploring Reading and Writing Forms

Module 10: Reading & Writing Toolbox: Strategies Review

  • Week 34: Facts and Opinions Review
  • Week 35: Writing Strategies
  • Week 36: Review Week Quarter Four

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