Building on foundational skills covered in kindergarten, the Grade 1 Young Citizens program is complete with rigorous instruction paired with an engaging cast of characters that explain key themes and help differentiate lessons for different reading levels.
This literacy-focused, multimodal curriculum features a comprehensive student textbook, leveled readers, interactive digital tools, cooperative group activities, and multiple assessment types. In the text, a diverse cast of characters contextualize themes though units of increasing scope, from family to the world.
The grade-specific Student Book uses comic-style storytelling that builds from the foundational skills that were taught in kindergarten. 30 books are included in the program cover the following chapters:
This set of activity cards features engaging group activities, and each card corresponds with a chapter from the Student Reader. There are 8 variations of the cards (one for each chapter), and 6 copies of each variation, for a total of 48 cards.
The online learning platform provides access to all the books and activity cards in the program, plus the platform features engaging activities, auto-graded assessments, and additional materials that are easy to access anywhere with an available internet connection.
Teacher and class access are included.
Teacher’s guides feature activity sheets, assessments, vocabulary guides, letters home, and more.