Life Skills

Fly Into First Grade

In this class, students will experience a wide range of fun activities to assist in preparing them for first grade. Content will focus on literacy, math, and using school tools.
121 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 4 learners
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60 minutes

per class

Meets once


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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Class Experience

Students will have the opportunity to
1. Engage in a morning meeting which includes but is not limited to: calendar math, time, days of the week, months of the year, shapes, weather and seasons.
2. Listen and respond to a grade-level, classic piece of children's literature. We will discuss story elements such as title, author, publisher, predictions and comprehension. 
3. Play a bingo game using first grade dolch sight words. 
4. Practice writing a simple sentence using appropriate capitalization and punctuation based on a theme. 
5. Participate in an addition and subtraction review and complete a mixed review activity sheet. 
6. Use "school tools" to complete activities which include scissors, pencil, glue and crayons. 
First grade common core content will be introduced in a developmentally appropriate way. 
No homework. Families will be provided with learning resources.  
Pencil, crayons, scissors, glue stick, activity sheets provided need to be printed before class begins. 
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Families will be provided with individualized feedback after session.  
1 hour per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Dr. Sara Rutledge
Lives in the United States
College Professor, Certified in K-6 Elementary Education, Educational Consultant, Private Tutor
121 total reviews
43 completed classes

About Me

Welcome! I am Dr. Sara Rutledge. I just completed my 26th year as an educator. I am certified in elementary education (K-6) and hold a doctoral degree in education in curriculum and instruction. I am currently a Professor of Education at a local... 
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