Week of March 23, 2020- Hello First Grade Friends!

Posted by Karen Amoscato on 3/23/2020

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                                  Even Calendar Days: ELA and Social Studies                                   

Odd Calendar Days: Math and Science

Activities should last between 15-30 minutes per subject area

Monday March 24     See plans on my website under FID

Tuesday March 25   See plans on my website under FID

Wednesday March 25

Math: Login to TigerID. Find Think Central. Choose Grade 1. Resources are below. 

  • Interactive Student Edition:                                   CHAPTER 5  LESSONS 5.2, 5.3 AND 5.4
  • Personal Math Trainer (this follows the above)         CHAPTER 5. LESSONS 5.2, 5.3 AND 5.4
  • Optional: Choose 3 numbers and write the four facts that are related. You can do more fact families if you would like!

Practice your math facts (Rocket Math is preferred or work on Reflex Math)

Science

  • Watch Mystery Doug- you will LOVE this one!

  • Make sure to watch the Bonus Box- you will LOVE this, too. It may inspire you to continue exploring rainbows today or in the future. 
  • Optional but I would recommend:  PLAY AROUND WITH LIGHT AND MAKE A RAINBOW or BLOW BUBBLES
  • Create a rainbow using some art media.

Thursday March 26

Social Studies  Holidays and Traditions: 

  • Traditions are the glue that keeps families together. An important tradition every year for our first grade friends at Franklin is to create a leprechaun trap! Two of my friends emailed me a photo of their trap. I know you spent a lot of time making your trap and I would LOVE see yours. 
  • View and Listen to -That's What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting

 

https://youtu.be/l--yNp5cjpw

  • Enjoy the story :)
  • Reminisce about your St. Patrick's Day this year. Talk about how your leprechaun trap was going to catch the leprechaun.
  • If possible, email me a photo of you with your trap.
  • Optional- Write sentences telling me how your trap was going to catch the leprechaun!

English Language Arts Review:

  • Review the words to Know on page 70 and read pg 71 for practice.
  • Read Ways People Live in your Anthology- pages 72-92.
  • Social Studies Magazine 4 Where we Live(Tiger ID: Click on EDTextbook) READ and discuss pages 14-17.
  • Social Studies Magazine 5 Weather: Read pages 2-5. 

NOTE: If you have trouble opening the SS Magazine or Decodable Books, try this:

Go to SETTINGS
Select - SAFARI
Turn Block Pop-ups off on the right.  (It should not be green)
 
  • Cause and Effect: Discuss the following questions: What causes people in the desert to wear the clothes that they wear? What causes people to use sand and mud to make bricks for their homes? What causes people to live in houses built on stilts? What causes people to dress in warm clothes?
  • Optional Activity- Draw a picture and label the following places: Desert, Rainforest, Arctic, Places with Four Seasons  

 

Friday:

Math:

  • Interactive Student Edition:                                   CHAPTER 5  LESSONS 5.5, 5.6 AND 5.7
  • Personal Math Trainer (this follows the above)         CHAPTER 5  LESSONS 5.5, 5.6 AND 5.7
  • Practice Math Facts (Rocket Math or Reflex)
  • Complete a few lessons in Google Classroom- Math Practice Pages

Science

  • Reread Ways People Live in your Anthology - Discuss comprehension questions
  • Draw a picture and label the following places: Desert, Rainforest, Arctic, and Places with Four Seasons (Make it a Masterpiece)!!