First  Grade at Cabrillo
 

First grade in lab
 
 
 
  • GATE Nurturing Program:
    • Differentiated Teaching
    • Focus on multiple perspectives, ethics, language of the discipline, & unanswered questions
    • Compacting
    • Opportunities for self-growth
    • Strategies to enrich, stimulate, and enhance content

 


  • Rigorous Content Based on Content Standards:
    • Literacy
      • Integrated social studies, science & art units
      • Student-driven areas of study
      • Paragraph and report writing
      • Response to literacy with deep comprehension
      • RAZ Kids – computer-based reading program
    • Math
      • Composing an decomposing numbers to 100
      • Multiple strategies for problem solving
      • ST Math  - computer-based program
      • Exposure to algebra, number sense, mathematical thinking, & geometry
    • Science
      • Hands-on experiments -Weather, Plants
      • Science journals
      • Outdoor science studies
      • Students raise, study & care for pets (Bearded Dragons) in classroom
      • Students perform long-term investigations comparing & contrasting physical needs of classroom animals.  
    • Social Studies
      • Community awareness & good citizenship
      • Map skills
      • American Symbols
      • Lifelong ago to today
      • Rules and Laws



 
  • Cutting Edge Technology
    • Computers in each classroom
    • iPad
    • Document cameras
    • Math & Reading computer lab to extend classroom curriculum
 
 
 
 
  • Community Support and Involvement:
    • Navy Partnership in Education
    • Community Volunteers
    • Point Loma Nazarene University student tutors
    • Parent Volunteers

 


  • Field Trips and Enrichment:
    • German Language Program
    • Partnership with Reuben H. Fleet Sience Center
    • Visual & Performing Arts
    • Physical Education
    • San Diego Zoo
    • Nature Walk
    • Outdoor Science Study on school grounds
    • Field Day