Parents, these are the standards taught by Beyond Textbooks partner schools. This list is in alphanumeric order, and your school will likely teach them in a different order. For help deciphering the code in front of the standard, please click here.

##### Quarter 1 Standards:
1. G1.3M.C1.PO1: The Highly Proficient student can say, find, finish, make and draw growing patterns.

2. 1.M.G.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can create, describe, and compare additional attributes of polygons and justify their reasoning.

3. 1.M.G.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can compose two-dimensional shapes (rectangles, squares, trapezoids, triangles, half- circles, and quarter-circles) or three- dimensional shapes (cubes, right rectangular prisms, right circular cones, and right circular cylinders) to create a composite shape, and compose new shapes from the composite shape. (Students do not need to learn formal names such as “right rectangular prism.”)

4. 1.M.NBT.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can identify, write and read whole numbers greater than 200. The Highly Proficient student can count forward beyond 200 and backwards from 200.

5. 1.M.NBT.B.02: The Highly Proficient student can describe a four digit number using thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones.

6. 1.M.NBT.B.03a: The Highly Proficient student can construct models of four digit numbers using thousands, hundreds, tens, and ones.

7. 1.M.NBT.B.03b: The Highly Proficient student can compare two whole numbers greater than 200 and order three or more numbers greater than 200.

##### Quarter 2 Standards:
1. G1.1M.C2.PO3: The Highly Proficient student can use fact families to add and subtract facts to add and subtract facts greater than 10-10

2. 1.M.MD.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can order three objects by length and justify their reasoning. The Highly Proficient student can compare the length of two objects using a third object and justify their reasoning.

3. 1.M.MD.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can measure the length of an object using a shorter object using a standard measurement tool.

4. 1.M.OA.B.03: The Highly Proficient student can use properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract and justify their reasoning.

5. 1.M.OA.B.04: The Highly Proficient student can understand subtraction as an unknown-addend problem. For example, subtract 10 – 8 by finding the number that makes 10 when added to 8.

6. 1.M.OA.C.05: The Highly Proficient student can count on and count back to solve two and three-digit addition or subtraction problems.

7. 1.M.OA.D.08: The Highly Proficient student can create and solve an equation with a missing number containing three or more digits and explain their steps.

##### Quarter 3 Standards:
1. G2.1M.C1.PO5 (for Gr.1): The Highly Proficient student can create a picture of an amount of coins up to \$1.00 using the least amount of manipulatives. The Highly Proficient student can display an amount of money up to \$1.00 using three different combinations of coins.

2. 1.M.G.A.03: The Highly Proficient student can divide additional shapes into two and four equal parts and describe each piece using the correct vocabulary (halves, quarters, half of, and quarter of). The Highly Proficient student can divide circles and rectangles into equal parts (3, 5, 6, etc.) and describe each piece using the correct vocabulary (thirds, fifths, sixth, third of, fifth of, sixth of, etc.).

3. 1.M.MD.B.03: The Highly Proficient student can tell and write time to the nearest quarter hour using an analog and digital clock.

4. 1.M.MD.C.04: The Highly Proficient student can create a survey with up to three categories, collect data, and graph the data using at least two different types of graphs (bar graph, pie chart, pictograph, line graph, tally chart, etc.). The Highly Proficient student can also create word problems with solutions for each of their graphs.

5. 1.M.NBT.C.05: The Highly Proficient student can mentally add or subtract by 100s using different starting points and justify their reasoning.

6. 1.M.OA.D.07: The Highly Proficient student can create their own multi-digit addition and subtraction equations and explain how to solve them in their own words.

##### Quarter 4 Standards:
1. 1.M.NBT.C.04: The Highly Proficient student can add three or more digit numbers, with and without regrouping, using models, drawings, and strategies to justify their answer.

2. 1.M.NBT.C.06: The Highly Proficient student can subtract multiples of 100 using concrete models, drawings, and strategies to justify their answer.

3. 1.M.OA.A.01: The Highly Proficient student can create their own word problem and solve it with an addition or subtraction equation beyond 20 and justify their solution.

4. 1.M.OA.A.02: The Highly Proficient student can solve addition word problems using three numbers beyond the sum of 20.

5. 1.M.OA.C.06: The Highly Proficient student can add and subtract with regrouping.

##### Quarter 1 Standards:
1. G1.1R.C2.PO1: The Highly Proficient student can generate a series of rhyming words, including consonant blends.

2. 1.R.RF.01: The Highly Proficient student can consistently write correct sentences with a capital at the beginning and correct punctuation at the end.

3. 1.R.RF.02b: The Highly Proficient student can blend sounds together to say a multi-syllable word and decode a list of above-grade-level words using blending.

4. 1.R.RF.02c: The Highly Proficient student can identify and say the beginning, middle, and ending sounds in a spoken, multi-syllable word.

5. 1.R.RF.02d: The Highly Proficient student can segment a word when given a multi-syllable word.

6. 1.R.RF.03a: The Highly Proficient student can generate and correctly spell a list of words containing various consonant digraphs and read them aloud.

7. 1.R.RF.04c: The Highly Proficient student can use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

##### Quarter 2 Standards:
1. G1.1R.C1.PO1: The Highly Proficient student can alphabetize a list of words to the second letter.

2. 1.R.RF.02a: The Highly Proficient student can identify the vowel sounds and distinguish whether each is long or short when given a set of multi-syllable spoken words.

3. 1.R.RF.03c: The Highly Proficient student can produce a list of words in which the final -e makes the first vowel long. The Highly Proficient student can produce a list of words that contain common long vowel teams.

4. 1.R.RF.03de: The Highly Proficient student can correctly write the segmented syllables in a multi-syllable word, identify the vowels in each syllable, and read the words.

5. 1.R.RF.03f: The Highly Proficient student can choose a root word and add an inflectional ending to create a new word using regular and irregular ending rules.

##### Quarter 3 Standards:
1. 1.R.RI.05: The Highly Proficient student can list the features of an expository text and illustrate examples of each.

2. 1.R.RI.07: The Highly Proficient student can independently read an informational selection without illustrations, and describe key ideas using illustrations.

3. 1.R.RL.01: The Highly Proficient student can independently read a narrative and create and answer questions about the text. (who, what, where, when, why and how)

4. 1.R.RL.02: The Highly Proficient student can write their own narrative that includes a lesson or central message.

5. 1.R.RL.03: The Highly Proficient student can write detailed sentences that describe the characters, setting and major events in a story with a moral.

6. 1.R.RL.04: The Highly Proficient student can identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

7. 1.R.RL.06: The Highly Proficient student can identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.

8. 1.R.RL.07: The Highly Proficient student can independently read a literary selection, without illustrations, and describe the characters, setting, and sequences of events using illustrations.

9. 1.R.RL.09: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast themselves to a character in a literary selection and describe how they are alike and/or different using examples from the story.

10. 1.R.RL.10: With prompting and support, the Highly Proficient student can read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.

##### Quarter 4 Standards:
1. 1.R.RI.01: The Highly Proficient student can create questions about a topic and answer each one. (who, what, where, when, why, and how)

2. 1.R.RI.02: The Highly Proficient student can identify and summarize the main topic and supporting details in an informational text.

3. 1.R.RI.03: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast two or more informational pieces of text including individuals, events, ideas, and pieces of information.

4. 1.R.RI.04: The Highly Proficient student can independently decode and comprehend a text with unknown words.

5. 1.R.RI.06: The Highly Proficient student can distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.

6. 1.R.RI.08: The Highly Proficient student can compare and contrast the details from two informational texts on the same topic using a graphic organizer, such as a Venn diagram.

7. 1.R.RI.09: The Highly Proficient student can identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

8. 1.R.RL.05: The Highly Proficient student can write a short story and label if it is fiction or nonfiction.

##### Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
1. 1.R.RF.03bg: The Highly Proficient student can read a list of regularly spelled multi-syllable words. The Highly Proficient student can read the first and second grade Dolch list with 100% accuracy.

2. 1.R.RF.04a: The Highly Proficient student can read 61+ words per minute on a text.

3. 1.R.RF.04b: The Highly Proficient student can retell a story and comprehend above grade level text.

4. 1.R.RI.10: The Highly Proficient student can correctly read 61+ words per minute on a grade level, informational text.

##### Quarter 1 Standards:
1. G1.1S.C1.PO2: I can ask questions based on experiences with objects, organisms, and events in the environment.

2. G1.1S.C1.PO3: I can predict results of an investigation based on life, physical, and earth and space sciences (e.g., animal life cycles, physical properties, earth materials).

3. G1.1S.C2.PO2: I can participate in guided investigations in life, physical, and earth and space sciences.

4. G1.1S.C2.PO3: I can use simple tools such as rulers, thermometers, magnifiers, and balances to collect data (U.S. customary units).

5. G1.1S.C2.PO4: I can record data from guided investigations in an organized and appropriate format (e.g., lab book, log, notebook, chart paper).

6. G1.1S.C3.PO2: I can compare the results of the investigation to predictions made prior to the investigation.

7. G1.1S.C4.PO1: I can communicate the results of an investigation using pictures, graphs, models, and/or words.

8. G1.1S.C4.PO2: I can communicate with other groups to describe the results of an investigation.

9. G1.2S.C1.PO1: I can give examples of how diverse people (e.g., children, parents, weather reporters, cooks, healthcare workers, gardeners) use science in daily life.

10. G1.4S.C1.PO1: I can identify the characteristics of living things.

11. G1.4S.C1.PO3: I can identify observable similarities and differences (e.g., number of legs, body coverings, size) between/among different groups of animals.

12. G1.4S.C2.PO1: I can identify how a human grows.

13. G1.4S.C2.PO2: I can identify similarities and differences between animals and their parents.

14. G1.5S.C1.PO1: I can classify objects by shape, texture, size, color, and weight.

15. G1.5S.C2.PO1: I can show how objects move.

16. G1.6S.C1.PO3: I can identify common uses (e.g., construction, decoration) of basic earth materials (i.e., rocks, water, soil).

17. G1.6S.C1.PO4: I can identify natural resources.

18. G1.6S.C1.PO5: I can identify ways to conserve natural resources (e.g., reduce, reuse, recycle, find alternatives).

##### Quarter 2 Standards:
1. G1.4S.C1.PO2: I can compare the following observable features of living things: movement - legs, wings; protection - skin, feathers, tree bark; respiration - lungs, gills; support - plant stems, tree trunks

1. G1.4S.C3.PO1: I can identify some plants and animals that exist in the local environment.

2. G1.4S.C3.PO2: I can compare the habitats (e.g., desert, forest, prairie, water, underground) in which plants and animals live.

3. G1.4S.C3.PO3: I can describe how plants and animals within a habitat are dependent on each other.

4. G1.5S.C1.PO2: I can classify objects as solids or liquids.

##### Quarter 3 Standards:
1. G1.2S.C1.PO2: I can identify how diverse people and/or cultures, past and present, have made important contributions to scientific innovations (e.g., Sally Ride [scientist], Neil Armstrong [astronaut, engineer]).

2. G1.3S.C2.PO1: I can identify various technologies (e.g., automobiles, radios, refrigerators) that people use.

3. G1.6S.C2.PO1: I can identify that the sun gives us heat and light.

4. G1.6S.C2.PO3: I can identify what I see in the sky.

5. G1.6S.C2.PO2: I can compare celestial objects (e.g., Sun, Moon, stars) and transient objects in the sky (e.g., clouds, birds, airplanes, contrails).

6. G1.6S.C3.PO1: I can identify different seasons of weather.

##### Quarter 4 Standards:
1. G1.6S.C1.PO1: I can describe basic earth materials.

2. G1.6S.C1.PO2: I can identify and compare basic earth materials.

##### Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
1. G1.1S.C1.PO1: I can use my 5 senses to compare objects.

2. G1.1S.C2.PO1: I can use scientific objects correctly.

3. G1.1S.C3.PO1: I can compare, classify, and sequence objects.

## First Grade Social Studies Standards

##### Quarter 1 Standards:
1. G1.3SS.C1.PO1: I can identify national symbols and monuments.

2. G1.3SS.C1.PO2: I can recognize the Pledge of Allegiance and the National Anthem.

3. G1.3SS.C1.PO3: I can help make, vote on, and follow classroom rules to show democracy.

4. G1.3SS.C1.PO4: I can recognize how students work together to achieve common goals.

5. G1.3SS.C1.PO5: I can discuss the significance of national holidays: Fourth of July, Constitution Day

6. G1.3SS.C1.PO6: I can recognize state symbols.

7. G1.3SS.C2.PO1: I can identify the President of the United States and the Governor of Arizona.

8. G1.3SS.C4.PO1: I can identify examples of responsible citizenship in the school setting and in stories about the past and present.

9. G1.3SS.C4.PO2: I can explain the rights and responsibilities of citizens.

10. G1.3SS.C4.PO3: I can discuss the importance of students contributing to a community (e.g., helping others, working together, cleaning up the playground.)

11. G1.4SS.C1.PO1: I can recognize different types of maps (e.g., political, physical) serve various purposes.

12. G1.4SS.C5.PO2: I can identify resources that are renewable, recyclable, and non-renewable.

13. G1.5SS.C1.PO2: I can recognize that people need to make choices because of limited resources.

14. G1.5SS.C1.PO5: I can recognize money.

##### Quarter 2 Standards:
1. G1.1SS.C2.PO1: I can recognize that the development of farming allowed groups of people to settle in one place and develop into cultures/civilizations (e.g., Ancestral Puebloans (Anasazi), Hohokam, Moundbuilders, Aztec, Mayan).

2. G1.1SS.C2.PO2: I can recognize that settlement led to the development in farming techniques (e.g., irrigation), government, art, architecture, and communication in North America.

3. G1.1SS.C3.PO1: I can tell how the Native Americans and Spanish interacted.

4. G1.1SS.C3.PO2: I can describe how the Native Americans and Pilgrims interacted.

5. G1.1SS.C3.PO3: I can describe how Native Americans and Pilgrims shared ideas, cultures, and goods.

6. G1.1SS.C3.PO4: I can compare how people lived in the past and how people live today. I can recognize that the United States began as the Thirteen Colonies ruled by England.

7. G1.2SS.C1.PO1: I can put important events in order on a timeline (ongoing objective through Quarter 3).

8. G1.3SS.C1.PO5: I can discuss the significance of national holidays: a) Thanksgiving

9. G1.4SS.C4.PO2: I can discuss how land in the students’ community is used for industry, housing, business, agriculture, and recreation.

##### Quarter 3 Standards:
1. G1.1SS.C1.PO1: I can put important events in order on a timeline (ongoing objective through Quarter 4).

2. G1.1SS.C1.PO2: I can retell stories about past events, people, and places (ongoing objective through Quarter 4).

3. G1.1SS.C1.PO3: I can use photos, artifacts, and maps to learn about the past (ongoing objective through Quarter 4).

4. G1.1SS.C9.PO1: I can identify people who supported the rights and freedoms of others.

5. G1.1SS.C10.PO1: I can discuss current events using written documents, oral presentations, and media.

6. G1.3SS.C1.PO5: I can discuss the significance of national holidays: b) Presidents Day

7. G1.4SS.C4.PO1: I can tell about the things that make up a culture.

8. G1.4SS.C6.PO2: I can discuss geographic concepts related to current events.

9. G1.5SS.C1.PO3: I can recognize that some goods are made locally and some are made elsewhere.

10. G1.5SS.C1.PO4: I can recognize that people are buyers and sellers of goods and services.

##### Quarter 4 Standards:
1. G1.2SS.C1.PO2: I can retell stories to describe past events, people and places.

2. G1.2SS.C1.PO3: I can use primary source materials (e.g., photos, artifacts, maps) to study people and events from the past.

3. G1.2SS.C2.PO1: I can tell how farming helped people to live in one place and build a community.

4. G1.2SS.C2.PO2: I can recognize that settlement led to the development of farming techniques (e.g., Nile River, flooding) government (e.g., pharaohs), art/architecture (e.g., pyramids), and writing (e.g., hieroglyphics) in Ancient Egypt which contributed to the advancement of the Ancient Egyptian civilization.

5. G1.2SS.C2.PO3: I can recognize that civilizations in the Americas had similar characteristics to the Egyptians.

6. G1.2SS.C9.PO1: I can use information from written documents, oral presentations, and the media to discuss current events.

7. G1.4SS.C1.PO1: I can recognize different types of maps (e.g., political, physical) serve various purposes.

8. G1.4SS.C1.PO2: I can identify physical features and human features on a map.

9. G1.4SS.C1.PO3: I can construct a map of a familiar place (e.g. classroom, bedroom, playground,) that includes a compass rose, symbols, and map key/legend.

10. G1.4SS.C1.PO4: I can identify physical features such as continent, ocean, river, lake, mountains, and islands on a map. I can identify human features such as the equator, and North and South poles on a map.

11. G1.4SS.C1.PO5: I can locate physical and human features using maps, illustrations, images or globes. a.) physical (i.e., continent, ocean, river, lake, mountains, islands) b.) human (i.e., equator, North and South poles, country)

12. G1.4SS.C1.PO6: I can find Arizona on a map of the United States.

13. G1.4SS.C2.PO1: I can discuss human features (e.g., cities, parks, railroad tracks, hospital, shops, schools) in the world.

14. G1.4SS.C2.PO2: I can discuss physical features (e.g., mountains, rivers, deserts) in the world.

15. G1.4SS.C2.PO3: I can recognize through images of content studied (e.g., Egypt, Arizona, local community) that places have distinct characteristics.

16. G1.4SS.C5.PO1: I can tell how humans adapt to meet the needs of where they live.

17. G1.4SS.C6.PO1: I can use geography concepts and skills (e.g., recognizing patterns, mapping, graphing) to find solutions for problems (e.g., trash, leaky faucets, bike paths, traffic patterns) in the local environment.

18. G1.5SS.C1.PO1: I can tell the differences between needs and wants.

19. G1.5SS.C1.PO6: I can recognize that people save money for future good and services.

20. G1.5SS.C5.PO1: I can discuss reasons for personal savings.

##### Quarter 1 Standards:
1. 1.L.01b: The Highly Proficient student can use common, proper, and possessive nouns.

2. 1.L.01ja: The Highly Proficient student can create a compound or complex sentence using correct punctuation and capitalization.

3. 1.L.01k: The Highly Proficient student can write a paragraph with a main idea and supporting sentences of student-chosen topic.

4. 1.L.02b: The Highly Proficient student can independently write sentences, using correct ending punctuation.

5. 1.L.02de: The Highly Proficient student can spell above-grade level words with silent letters, irregular patterns, or phonograms.

6. 1.W.04: The Highly Proficient student can independently create functional writing and explain how it helps in the real world.

##### Quarter 2 Standards:
1. 1.L.01c: The Highly Proficient student can use singular and plural nouns with matching verbs in basic sentences (e.g., He hops; we hop).

2. 1.L.01f: The Highly Proficient student can create a sentence using 2 or more adjectives correctly.

3. 1.L.02a: The Highly Proficient student can, when given a writing piece, identify all words that need to be capitalized (proper nouns, word ‘I’, months, days, holidays, abbreviations).

4. 1.L.02c: The Highly Proficient student can use commas in dates and to separate single words in a series.

5. 1.L.04: The Highly Proficient student can determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.

6. 1.L.05ab: The Highly Proficient student can independently create categories, using logical attributes, and list words in each category.

7. 1.L.05d: The Highly Proficient student can distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner (e.g., look, peek, glance, stare, glare, scowl) and adjectives differing in intensity (e.g., large, gigantic) by defining or choosing them or by acting out the meanings.

8. 1.W.03: The Highly Proficient student can independently write a narrative that includes a beginning, middle, and end. Must also include two sequenced events, temporal words, details and a sense of closure.

##### Quarter 3 Standards:
1. 1.L.01d: The Highly Proficient student can use personal, possessive, and indefinite pronouns (e.g., I, me; they, them, their; anyone, everything).

2. 1.L.01e: The Highly Proficient student can use verbs to convey a sense of past, present, and future (e.g., Yesterday I walked home; Today I walk home; Tomorrow I will walk home).

3. 1.L.01ghi: The Highly Proficient student can use frequently occurring parts of speech including conjunctions (e.g., and, but, or, so, because). determiners (e.g., articles, demonstratives). and prepositions (e.g., during, beyond, toward)

4. 1.W.01: The Highly Proficient student can write an opinion on a topic of his/her choice, with at least three reasons to support it, and include topic and closing sentences.

5. 1.W.07: The Highly Proficient student can independently select a topic, research it and use the information to write a report.

##### Quarter 4 Standards:
1. 1.L.01jb: The Highly Proficient student can create and expand simple and compound interrogative, imperative, declarative, and exclamatory sentences, without teacher prompts.

2. 1.L.05c: The Highly Proficient student can identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at home that are cozy).

3. 1.W.02: The Highly Proficient student can independently write an informative/explanatory text in which he/she names a topic, supplies some facts about the topic, and provide a sense of closure, using organization, pre-write, edit, and publish.

##### Yearly Standards (taught throughout the school year):
1. 1.L.01a: The Highly Proficient student can demonstrate proper use of capital letters at the beginning of a sentence, the word "I", and with proper nouns.

2. 1.L.06: The Highly Proficient student can use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationships (e.g., because).

3. 1.W.05: With guidance and support from adults, the Highly Proficient student can focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.

4. 1.W.06: With guidance and support from adults, the Highly Proficient student can use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.

5. 1.W.08: With guidance and support from adults, the Highly Proficient student can recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

Parents, these sites are free to use, or have at least some free options. Some may require creating a free account. Once you know the name of the standard your child is working on, try searching within the site for that standard.

 ReadWorks - thousands of free reading passages. You can sort by grade, topic, difficulty and more. Create a free account in the upper right corner. Khan Academy - instructional videos on many standards. Search by subject and standard. LearnZillion - many resources for students and parents in grades 3-9, ELA and Math. Purple Math - informative explanations of many math topics. Searchable by content and standard. YouTube - try searching for a specific topic, such as "how to add fractions". Teachers Pay Teachers - many of these resources require purchase, but some are free to view. History.com - a great source for Social Studies resources, documents, and video clips. Text structures: types, outlines, and examples - very useful guidelines on writing and types of writing. Mood and Tone: a list of words to use when describing mood and tone - descriptive words to pump up the quality of writing. Parts of Speech - a good ELA resource based on parts of speech. The Science Spot - many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject. NewsELA - student-friendly articles based on news and current events. Biology Corner - a very detailed source for Biology resources. Mostly high school level, but useful in middle school as well. Common Lit - many resources based on science. Searchable by topic and subject.