First Grade Expectations
Reading Level Expectation by Trimester
Level D is the expected entry level in to first grade and exit level for Kindergarten.
End of First Trimester: MONDO Level E
End of Second Trimester: MONDO Level H
End of First Grade: MONDO Level J/K
Words to Spell:
Digraphs: sh, ch, th, wh, ck
Blends/Clusters (beginning and final): bl, br, cl, cr, dr, fl, fr, gl, gr, pl, pr, sc, sk, sl, sm, sn, sp, st, sw, tr, tw.
Identify letters that are vowels and letters that are consonants.
Long and Short Vowels: know shore and long vowel sound for each vowel.
"Bossy e"/"Silent e": a-e (ex: same), i-e (ex: slime), o-e (ex: toe), u-e (ex: glue), e-e (ex: needle)
Common long vowel convention: y (ex: fly, try, and cry)
Inflectional Endings: -s, -ing, -ed
Math Fact Fluency
First Trimester: Count on 1 math facts (ex: 2+1=3)
Count on 2 math facts (ex: 3+2=5)
Count on 0 math facts (ex: 5+0=5)
Second Trimester: Count on 3 math facts (ex: 4+3=7)
Double math facts (ex: 3+3=6)
Double plus one facts (ex: 3+4=7) *If you know that 3+3=6 then you know that 3+4=7 because it is only one more.
Third Trimester: Double plus two facts (ex: 6+8=14)
*If you know that 3+3=6 then you know that 3+4=7 because it is only one more.
Combos of ten facts (ex: 6+9=15)
*If you know that 6+4=10 than you know that 6+9=15 because you just add five more.