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I'm trying to help my brother and his wife get started with homeschooling.  They are pulling their upcoming 1st grader because of COVID.  PA requires goals -- can anyone send me a sample of your goals for elementary school?  I have read that it can be very general.  I just want to see some examples that have been submitted and not challenged by the district as unacceptable.  

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Join a PA homeschoolers group and ask on their forums for assistance; you'll have more people to answer you there.  I did that for NY when I thought we would be moving to NY

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I’m in PA and I’ve included my objectives page for my rising first grader below. Mine is a little intense because that’s how we roll  😂 Everyone in my house functions better when they have a lot to do.  Formatting came out super weird and I’m not sure how to fix it because I’m willfully tech challenged.

English

-Reinforce and enrich existing knowledge of grammar, spelling and vocabulary.

-Continue to develop reading skills including an emphasis on phonics and sight words.

-Will include several read-a-loud novels and non-fiction titles

Texts:  

          Logic of English by Denise Eide

Arithmetic

-Complete Common Core requirements for first grade in this subject area. 

-To include: adding and subtracting whole numbers, adding within 100 and subtracting multiples of 10, measurement, and part-whole relationships.

Texts:  Singapore Math Level 1A by Marshall-Cavendish Education

            Singapore Math Level 1B by Marshall-Cavendish Education

Science

-Science instruction will focus on Astronomy.

-Weekly experiments and hands on exposure when appropriate will be included.

Text:  Exploring Creation with Astronomy by Jeannie Fulbright

Social Studies

-Enrich existing knowledge of history from 1815-Present.

Texts:

            Story of the World Vol. 4 by Susan Wise Bauer 

Physical Education and Health

-incorporation of exercise into everyday activity

-Yoga

-Weekly gym and swim.

-continued discussion of importance of nutrition, fire safety, human growth and development, and transmission of disease

Music

-Continue ongoing music instruction including piano, music theory and sight reading through Faber and Faber.

Texts: My First Piano Adventure Lesson Book B

By Nancy and Randall Faber 

    My First Piano Adventure Writing Book B

By Nancy and Randall Faber 

Art

-Expand skill in the use of familiar media including pottery, charcoal, oil pastel, watercolor, pen and ink and mixed media.

-Develop a deeper knowledge of art movements and specific artists. 

-Field trips in this area when appropriate.

Text:  Art Lab for Kids by Susan Schwake

Language

-Develope vocabulary and knowledge of Latin grammar.

Text: Song School Latin Book 2 by Christopher Perrin

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