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    Mrs. Jennifer Conklin
    1st Grade Teacher, Heathcote Elementary School
     
    Contact Information:
    914-721-2760; jconklin@scarsdaleschools.org
     
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    First Grade  
    "But now I am six, I'm clever as clever. So I think I'll be six forever and ever."  A. A. Milne
     
          Welcome to the exciting world of First Grade! First Graders are naturally hungry for information. Their eagerness, curiosity, imagination, and drive are at an all time high. This allows for a great deal of knowledge to be constructed, resulting in significant development and growth. In First Grade, reading and writing begin to extend and enrich all other curricular areas. Autonomy is encouraged in an effort to promote greater independent risk-taking, problem solving, and learning.

          For a more in-depth look into our curriculum you can access information by visiting the District K-5 Curriculum page.
      Once here, you can view each curriculum area and topics of concentration. Additionally, you can also read up on some First Grade curriculum information on the First Grade Team page.