First Grade

Curriculum Guide:

The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home


The Ordinary Parent’s Guide to Teaching Reading

The Random House Book of Poetry for Children

Read-Aloud Rhymes for the Very Young

Boy reading


Read with Dick and Jane: Go, Go, Go

Dick and Jane Fun with Our Family

Storybook Treasury of Dick and Jane and Friends

The Long Way to a New Land

The Long Way Westward

Sam the Minuteman

George the Drummer Boy

The Josefina Story Quilt

Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express (I Can Read Book 3)

Snowshoe Thompson

Dust for Dinner

Small Wolf

Clipper Ship

Hill of Fire

Daniel’s Duck

Finding Providence: The Story of Roger Williams

First Flight: The Story of Tom Tate and the Wright Brothers

Cleopatra and the King’s Enemies: Based on a True Story of Cleopatra in Egypt

Isabel Saves the Prince: Based on a True Story of Isabel I of Spain

The Robinson Crusoe Reader


Scholastic Success With Spelling (Grade 1)

Spelling Workout, Level A

Spelling Words and Activities Sheets

Custom Word Searches I put in the spelling words each week.


Medium handwriting pages from Donna Young’s site



Leveled dot to dots up to 120 dots

The Story of the World: History for the Classical Child: Volume 1: Ancient Times: From the Earliest Nomads to the Last Roman Emperor, Revised Edition



Scholastic Success With Maps Workbook Grade 1

Map Skills Made Fun: Neighborhoods and Communities


Spiders’ Secrets (DK READERS)

Usborne Book of Science Activities, Vol. 1 (Science Activities)

Starting Point Science, Volume 1


Modeling clay,washable watercolors
watercolor pencilspaper, pencils, crayons, glue, construction paper, etc.

How to Draw People

How to Draw Flowers

How to Draw Animals

How to Draw