Ms. Heather’s Educational Adventures First Grade for children ages 6-7 will begin on Friday, August 7, 2020. The last day of this program will be Friday, May 21, 2021. This program will be offered five days a week Monday through Friday from 8:30-1:30.
Each child will participate in developmentally appropriate activities for his or her age level. This First Grade experience will emphasize growth in language and literacy, math concepts, science, social studies, arts, health, physical development, social, and emotional growth. We use an advanced First Grade curriculum adding depth into the objectives to challenge and meet each student’s individual needs. All students will be reading and comprehending at an advanced First Grade level or higher by the end of the year. Your child will have the advantage of receiving a quality Christian First Grade education in a small setting with a certified, experienced teacher.
This private First Grade program is for children ages 6 to 7 years old. The registration fee is $400 per child and is a non-refundable and non-transferable fee, which reserves your child’s spot in this program. It is used to order books, art supplies, consumable materials, class folders and notebooks, school book bag, school t-shirt, a hardback Bible, a subscription to Scholastic News, leveled readers, curriculum materials, and more. The annual tuition will be paid in 12 monthly payments in the amount of $475.00. Payments will begin in June to help lower the monthly cost of tuition. Tuition is due on the first day of each month with late fees beginning on the 5th of each month. The total tuition for the year is $5,700. Absences will not result in a reduction of tuition as registration is for the full school year (10 months).
Ms. Heather’s Educational Adventures will utilize the state curriculum standards to provide a consistent academic foundation for students as they progress through an advanced academic experience. This Advanced program focuses on Christian values which will be taught across the curriculum and woven into the fabric of the entire First Grade year. Ms. Heather’s Educational Adventures will provide a balanced approach to learning which will allow students to be taught at their instructional level. As student’s progress through the curriculum they will be presented with advanced academic opportunities that will further their understanding and exposure to higher level thinking skills.
WELCOME TO MS. HEATHER’S ADVANCED CHRISTIAN FIRST GRADE
First Grade Curriculum
*Georgia Standards of Excellence for Math, ELA, Science, and Social Studies
*Bible Curriculum – 1st Grade Roundup Bible Curriculum
-Detailed weekly lesson with Bible Story, comprehension questions, games, activities,
role-playing, crafts, individual take-home books for each story, and so much more!
-Hard Bound Bibles for Each Child
-Daily Bible Time/Bible Songs/Prayers
*Balanced Literacy Approach
-Literacy Stations (phonics, word study, guided reading, sight words,…)
-Interactive Read Alouds
-Daily Writing Journals/Writer’s Workshop
-Supplemental Saxon Phonics 1st & 2nd grade program
-Scholastic News- 1st grade level
-Fountas & Pinnell Assessments to find individual reading levels
-Individualized learning plans for each student
*Balanced Numeracy Approach
-Common Core Supplemental Math Model Lessons
-Daily calendar activities (months of the year, days of the week, patterning, number
sense activities, addition, subtraction, telling time, graphing, word problems, and so
-Math centers using manipulatives, games, and differentiated stations to meet individual
-Lots of fun math songs to teach First Grade math concepts
*Science & Social Studies
-Taught through weekly themes
-Hands-on experiments, group projects, fun reports, special crafts, and more!
-Art projects using a variety of mediums chalk pastels, watercolor, acrylic, oil pastels,
and much more