I Can Statement - 1st Grade


Reading and Language Arts

I Can…

  • Demonstrate command of standard English grammar and usage when speaking.
  • Understand grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words
  • Demonstrate command of conventions.
  • Apply correct capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
  • Choose and apply an array of strategies to determine the meaning or clarify unknown words.
  • Identify oral reading with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
  • Determine the purpose for reading on-level text.
  • Identify key details in an informational text.
  • Describe the connection / relationship between the details within an informational text.
  • Use various text features to locate key facts or information in a text.
  • Identify comparable points between two texts on the same topic.
  • Demonstrate comprehension.
  • Listen while others are  speaking.
  • Write an opinion piece, stating an opinion.
  • Select a topic for an informative / explanatory writing.
  • Identify details, transitions, and closure.
  • Create relevant and elaborated details to support events of narrative.
  • Select the appropriate digital tools for producing and publishing writing.
  • Write a research or investigative piece.

     

Math

I Can…

  • Apply strategies to add and subtract within 20.
  • Use a symbol for an unknown number in an addition or subtraction problem within 20.
  • Choose appropriate strategies to solve problems.
  • Identify the value of each digit represented in a two-digit number.
  • Recall numbers and numerals up to 120.
  • Recognize different methods to organize data.
  • Recognize that analog and digital clocks are objects that measure time.
  • Identify the measurement known as the length of an object.
  • Identify defining and non-defining attributes of shapes.

Social Studies

I Can…

  • Name resources and products from the United States and around the world.
  • Recognize a timeline and its use.
  • Describe some important events in history.
  • Recognize that History is about ALL people - we are part of history.
  • Identify the types of leaders in a community.
  • Know map terms.
  • Recognize the uniqueness of individual classmates and others.
  • Recognize obligations of Christians to seek justice in the world.
  • Practice good work habits.

Religion                           

I Can…

  • Begin to recognize that God sent us Jesus to show us how to love God.
  • Learns about saints.
  • Recognize sacraments as special signs of God’s love.
  • Experience prayer as listening and talking to God.
  • Know that Jesus gave us two great commandments: To Love God and to love our self and others.

 

Science

I Can…

  • Design, create, and test a device that communicates using light or sound.
  • Identify similarities and differences of animal offspring and parents.
  • Identify similarities and difference of mature and developing plants.
  • Identify the sun as the central and largest body in the solar system.
  • Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information.