Clayborn Hall                                                      

 Grade 1

Each Clayborn Hall grade consists of twenty-eight sets of lessons and seven examinations.  A report card is issued following each test and upon completion of each grade.  Each set of lessons contains the equivalent of five chapters from five separate text books on five different subjects.  At Clayborn Hall, you will have no additional books, CDs, or tapes to purchase.  Permanent grade records are maintained, and grade transcripts are provided.  Clayborn Hall lessons adhere to the Federally Suggested Guidelines for Education.

Your child will learn. . .

Language Arts: Listening skills and beginning reading, fairy tales, nursery rhymes, myths, riddles, Aesopís Fables, simple sentence writing, introduction to punctuation signs.
 Math: patterns and classifications, understanding numbers to 100, , ordinal numbers, Place Value, Using Graphs, Fractions, adding and subtracting simple problems.
General science: Living Things and Their Habitats- desert, ocean, The Food Chain, Dinosaurs, introduction to the body, matter, Units of Measurement, the environment, plants, animal, the solar system, measuring and the seasons.
Social Science: An introduction to the Ice Age, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Hammurabi, Crossing the Land Bridge, early American history, and world religions.
Fine Arts: Visual art history, Color, Drawing, Shapes, Texture, Portraits, Murals, orchestra instruments, The Orchestra, Great Composers, dance and music.

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