OA's classroom consists of 1-4 grades
1st grade at Ogagna Academy is open-door year around and parents are welcome to have participated in classroom and any school activities at the campus. There are 6 subject areas within 1st grade at OA's classroom. These 6 subjects themes guide the classroom into topics that cover the general knowledge in the areas by introducing the universal educational perspective such as:
- Physical Education
OA’s 1st-grade Curriculum
- Language is used to reflect, communicate information and ideas in a variety of contexts.
- Practice and secure rhyming skills by exploring rhyming patterns and generating rhyming groups.
- Practice and secure ability to hear initial and final phonemes in consonant and vowel words to recognition letters.
- Introduction of language through songs and action rhymes.
- Simple greetings and phrases.
- Vocabulary introduction and development.
- Spell words with 's' at the end for a plural.
- Learn new words from shared and individual reading experiences.
- Learn the meaning of 'vowel' and 'consonant'.
- Use a comfortable and efficient pencil grip.
- Pre-writing, pre-reading skills, and inventive spelling.
- Write on the line and letters using the correct sequence of movements.
- Letter formation and writing own name.
- Drawing the pictures to tell stories and record events.
- Counting through concrete use of numbers to recognition and formation.
- Begin to use math to recognize symbols (-+).
- Use appropriate math vocabulary, including number words.
- Name, count, recognize and compare whole numbers up to 100.
- Understand our numeration system by relating, counting, grouping and place value concepts.
- Develop various approaches to work with numbers.
- Explore and understand the relationship between operations.
- Know when to use addition, multiplication, division, and subtraction.
- Understand the language of numbers.
- Promote observational skills using simple scientific paraphernalia.
- drawing and communicate ideas using scientific language by looking at cause and effects.
- Investigate aspects of light and shadows.
- Understand the requirements of nonliving and living things.
- Understand the changes of the environment through the seasons.
- Enjoying listen to a variety of music and understand the meaning.
- Explore vocal and non-vocal sounds and create sound effects.
- Use instruments to develop a sense of rhythm.
- Spatial awareness and develop gross motor skills to coordination, control, and balance.
- Participation in simple games and follow an instruction.
- Learning the vocabulary of movement such as hop, jump, run, and so forth.
- Understanding the importance of being active.