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Concord Christian School endeavors to give a completely God-centered orientation of life to each student. We strive to help produce the mind of Christ in our students and establish a well-grounded biblical world view.
Academic concepts taught in First Grade include:

  • Creation
  • Salvation
  • Old Testament stories
  • The birth of Jesus
  • Jesus’ childhood and early ministries
  • Crucifixion and Resurrection
  • New Testament stories
  • Missions Focus Areas
    • Local: elderly with trips to assisted living facilities
    • International: Spain

Language Arts 
  • Penmanship
  • Recognition and usage of basic punctuation
  • Writing simple but complete sentences
  • Using descriptive words in writing
  • Writing three to five-sentence paragraphs
  • Writing stories with a beginning, middle, and end
  • Writing and revising drafts of stories
  • Sequencing of events in writing
  • Letter-sound correspondence
  • Vowels and consonants
  • Identifying long and short vowels
  • Identifying consonant blends and consonant diagraphs
  • Rhyming words
  • Identifying syllables
  • Recognizing spelling patterns to decode words
  • Alphabetizing lists of words
  • Identifying prefixes, suffixes, root words
  • Engaging in oral reading activities
  • Using punctuation cues when reading orally
  • Identifying characters, setting, and plot
  • Using expression when reading
  • Improving fluency during oral reading
  • Making predictions about context
  • Answering who, what, where, when, and why when reading text

  • Addition and subtraction basic facts
  • Geometric shapes
  • Reading and producing graphs
  • Measuring line segments using inches, centimeters, and feet
  • Counting money
  • Understanding time including numbering a clock face
  • Recognition of even and odd numbers
  • Adding 2-digit numbers with and without regrouping
  • Identifying simple fractions

  • Family units
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Use of maps and globes to identify places and routes
  • American symbols and freedoms
  • First Americans (Pilgrims and Native Americans)
  • Identifying north, south, east and west
  • Countries of the World
  • Famous Americans
  • Exploring community and neighborhood
  • Field Trip to a local pumpkin patch and Mayfield Dairy

  • Senses
  • Weather and Seasons
  • Health and Safety
  • Animals and their habitats (domestic and wild)
  • Matter
  • Sound
  • The Sun, Moon, and Stars
  • Plants
  • Forces

Enrichment Classes
  • Art
  • Music
  • Computer
  • Spanish
  • Physical Education
  • Library
1st Grade Girl
1st Grade Praying
1st graders with Chromebooks
1st Grade Boy
1st Grade Girl
Mayor Glenn Jacobs and 1st Grade