Posted by: katlea611 | June 25, 2014

Grade 1 English Curriculum Guide (DepEd)

I’m sure this will be helpful especially for independent homeschoolers.  I will post subjects per grade level in the next few days.  Hopefully, this will be a great guide for all of us. 

English (Grade 1)

A. Listening comprehension

I. Listen to short stories/poems and

  1. note important details pertaining to

    a. character b. setting c. events

  2. Give the correct sequence of three events

  3. Infer the character feelings and traits

  4. Identify cause and/or effect of events

  5. Identify the speaker in the story or poem

  6. Predict possible ending of a story read

  7. Relate story events to one‟s experience

  8. Discuss, illustrate, dramatize specific events

  9. Identify the problem and solution

  10. Retell a story listened to 

II. Listen to narrative and informational text or poem and

1. Note important details

2. Give one’s reaction to an event or issues

3. Infer important details

4. Sequence events when appropriate

5. Listen and respond through discussions, illustrations, songs, dramatization and art 


B. Oral Language

I. Use/Respond appropriately to polite expressions


leave takings

expressing gratitude and apology

asking permission

offering help

II. Talk about oneself and one’s family

III. Talk about one’s personal experiences pertaining to the family, one’s pets, and personal experiences 

IV. Relate one’s activities/responsibilities at home 

V. Talk about topics of interest (likes and dislikes) 

VI. Use common expressions and polite greetings 

VII. Talk about stories heard when and where it took place: the characters and some important details of the story 

VIII. Participate in some sharing activities: News sharing, Show and tell, “I Spy” games and Recite rhymes, poem 

IX. Talk about pictures presented using appropriate local terminologies with ease and confidence 

X. Ask simple questions 

XI. Follow one-to-two step directions 

XII. Give one-to-two step directions 


C. Grammar

I. Sentences

Recognize sentences and non-sentences

Recognize simple sentences

Recognize telling and asking sentences 

II. Verbs

Recognize common action words in stories listened to 

III. Adjectives

Recognize describing words for people, objects, things and places (color, shape, size, height, weight, length, distance, etc.) 


D. Vocabulary

I. Use words that are related to self, family, school, community, and concepts such as the names for colors, shapes, and numbers 

II. Sort and Classify familiar words into basic categories (colors, shapes, foods, etc) 

III. Give the meaning of words using clues (TPR, pictures, body movements, etc.) 


E. Phonological Awareness

I. Recognize rhyming words in nursery rhymes, poems, songs heard 

II. Give the number of syllables of given words. 

III. Distinguish rhyming words from non-rhyming words 

IV. Supply rhyming words in response to spoken words 


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