低年级的语言艺术课程侧重于三个特定领域:口语, 阅读, 和写作. 口语包括说、听、说和看的技巧. 阅读 consists of phonological and phonemic awareness skills; word study including spelling, 流利, vocabulary; and comprehension skills. 写作 consists of writing in a variety of forms and genres for different audiences; writing clearly and effectively; using the writing process; and analyzing and evaluating one’s writing. 除了这三个重点领域, 我们还将听力和视觉/视觉素养纳入课程.
Students study social science themes through five main areas of focus: individual development and identity; civic ideals and practices of 公民身份; 文化 and connections; place and environment; and economy and technology.