Sunday, September 14, 2014

Lesson Plans for the week of September 15-19


Weekly Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be September 19th. The spelling words and dictation sentences are not graded the 1st nine weeks but IT IS VERY IMPORTANT to establish this routine of studying and testing.

Words are: bed, jet, leg, men, net, red, sled, step, the, wet, from, the

 

Reading: Our story we will read is, Get the Egg! The genre is realistic fiction. Students will also learn about the short /e/ as in egg and initial blends. Our reading skill is to learn about realism & fantasy and story structure.  In language, we will review declarative (telling sentence) and interrogative (asking/questions) sentences.

High Frequency Words: there, use, an, each, which, she, do, how, their, if

 

Math: We will be making numbers different ways and focusing on concepts of addition. We will work with strategies such as counting on and using a number line. For example: 3+2=5, 2+3=5, 4+1=5, 5+0=5, 2+1+2=5, 3+4+1=8.

 

Social Science: We will be finishing up our balance and motion unit. We also we talk about the habitat of a farm.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Lesson Plans for the week of Sep. 8-12


Lesson Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be September 12th. The spelling words and dictation sentences are not graded the 1st nine weeks but IT IS VERY IMPORTANT to establish this routine of studying and testing.

Spelling words are: nap, naps, sit, sits, win, wins, fit, fits, hit, hits, they, have

Reading: Our story we will read is, “A Fox and a Kit.”  The genre is nonfiction. We will learn about the inflected endings –s and –ing. Our reading skill will be to learn about finding the main idea in a story. In language, we will learn about interrogative (asking/questions) sentences.

High Frequency Words (Students are supposed to recognize these words in 3 seconds or less): but, not, what, all, were, we, when, your, can, said

Math: We will be making numbers different ways and focusing on concepts of addition. For example: 3+2=5, 4+1=5, 5+0=5, 2+3=5

 
Social Science: We will learn about our 5 senses.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lesson Plans for the week of September 2-5


Lesson Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be September 5th. The spelling words and dictation sentences are not graded the 1st nine weeks but IT IS VERY IMPORTANT to establish this routine of studying and testing.

Spelling words are: mom, ox, hot, hop, pop, pot, lock, mop, got, rock, on, are

Reading: Our story we will read is, “The Big Blue Ox.”  The genre is fantasy. We will learn about the short /o/ as in hop and words with a plural –s as in pots. We will continue to identify the characters and setting of a story. In language, we will learn how to identify and write declarative (telling) sentences.

High Frequency Words (Students are supposed to recognize these words in 3 seconds or less): at, be, this, have, from, or, one, had, by, word

Math: We will continue adding numbers. Our focus will be making numbers and adding 3 numbers together (Example 2+3+1=6.) We will use the strategy of counting on or the number line as a tool.

 
Social Science: We will start a unit on how items are balanced and how items move (roll, spin, etc.)

Friday, August 22, 2014

Lesson Plans for August 25-29


Lesson Plans

Spelling: The next spelling test will be August 29. The spelling words and dictation sentences are not graded the 1st nine weeks but IT IS VERY IMPORTANT to establish this routine of studying and testing.

Spelling words are: did, fix, in, it, lip, mix, pin, sit, six, wig, you, was

Reading: Our story we will read is, “Pig in a Wig.”  The genre is fantasy. We will learn about the short /i/ as in pig and the final /x/ as in six. Our reading skill will be to learn about the difference between reality/fantasy and summarizing. In language, we will learn how to find the naming part of a sentence.

High Frequency Words (Students are supposed to recognize these words in 3 seconds or less): he, as, was, with, for, his, on, they, are, I

 

 

Math: We will continue making numbers. Our focus will be making numbers to 10 (Example 8+2=2+8.) The number line will be used as a strategy for adding numbers.

 

Social Science: We will start a unit on how items are balanced and how items move (roll, spin, etc.)

 

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Lesson Plans for the week of August 18-22


Lesson Plans

Spelling: Our first spelling test will be Friday, August 15. This is a practice test. The spelling words and dictation sentences are not graded the 1st nine weeks but IT IS VERY IMPORTANT to establish this routine of studying and testing.

Words are: at, am, can, cat, bat, mad, back, ran, dad, sack, of, and

 

 

Reading: Next week, the fiction story we will read is, “Sam, Come Back!” We will learn about the short /a/ as in ran and the final /ck/ as in sack. Our reading skill will be to learn about the characters and setting in the story. In writing, we will start to learn how to write simple sentences.

High Frequency Words (Students are supposed to recognize these words in 3 seconds or less): the, of, and, a, to, in, is, you, that, it

 

 

Math: We will learn about counting to 120, putting numbers in order from least to greatest/greatest to least, and different ways to make numbers (example: 1 and 7 make 8 or 2 and 6 make 8).

 

Social Science: We will start a unit on family. Please send a picture of your family to school.

 

Friday, August 8, 2014

Lesson Plans for the week of August 11-15


Lesson Plans

Spelling: Spelling homework will not start until the week of August 18th-22nd.

 

Reading: Students will review Kindergarten sight words. We will also review rhyming words, short a, handwriting and writing simple sentences.

 

Math: We will review number words 1-20 and patterns. We will also learn about number sense, basic concepts of addition and missing numbers. Example: 1 and 7 make 8 or 2 and 6 make 8.

 

Social Science: We will start a unit on “All About Me!” Please look for a “me” bag to come home on Monday night and return Tuesday.

Friday, August 1, 2014

Lesson Plans for the week of August 4-8


Weekly Objectives and Essential Questions
 
Language Arts
Math
Social Science
Language Arts
38c, 21c, 22c, LK2c, RFK2c, RFK3c
LA Essential Questions and Standards:
What letters can you recognize? Write?
What sounds do the letters make?
Which of the words can you recognize?
What can you tell me about this book?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Math  Standards:
1-NBT 1, 1-OA1
 
Essential Questions:
Can you identify your numbers and show that number?
Explain different ways to count?
Why do we need to be able to count objects?
What are efficient ways to count?
 
 
 
 
Monday
1st week of school
Morning Work:  Welcome to first grade color word sheet
 
Introduce self with “me” bag
 
Restroom Break- intro procedure and practice
 
School tour and discuss rules
 
Activities: 
David Goes Back to School
Jitter Juice (read poem, discuss feelings, make juice and graph feelings)
Kissing Hand
Monster Goes to School
Beach ball name game
Dice get to know you activity
Review letters
Sing songs
1st day Bingo
 
 
 
 
 
 
CONCEPTS OF ADDITION
Introduce calendar
Play with manipulatives(make numbers, etc)
 
Calendar skills:
-    Date (month, day, year)
-    Days of the Week
-    Weather Graph
-    Money (Days in School)
-    Counting (Start with…get to)
-    Part/Part/ Whole
-    Tally Chart
-    Number of the day
 
Daily Data (Single Venn):  Did you go swimming this summer?
 
 
 
Activities:
Number word sheet
Color word sheet
Make numbers and staircases
 
 
 
 
 
 
School Rules and Getting to know You (focus of week)
Fluency:
Jitter Juice
Read poem of the week together.  Discuss and illustrate.
Discuss feelings
Make jitter juice.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Activities: 
1st day of school book
Review rules and GOTCHAS
 
 

Language Arts
38c, 21c, 22c, LK2c, RFK2c, RFK3c
LA Essential Questions and Standards:
What letters can you recognize? Write?
What sounds do the letters make?
Which of the words can you recognize?
What can you tell me about this book?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Math  Standards:
1-NBT 1, 1-OA1
 
Essential Questions:
Can you identify your numbers and show that number?
Explain different ways to count?
Why do we need to be able to count objects?
What are efficient ways to count?
 
 
 
 
Tuesday
1st week of school
Morning Work:  Color Word Sheet
 
Sing songs:  Baby Fish and Ride the Pony
Read another First day of School Book
 
Restroom Break- review procedure and practice
 
Activities: 
Letter review
David Goes Back to School
Jitter Juice (read poem, discuss feelings, make juice and graph feelings)
Kissing Hand
Monster Goes to School
Beach ball name game
Dice get to know you activity
Review letters
Sing songs
1st day Bingo
 
 
 
 
 
 
CONCEPTS OF ADDITION
Introduce calendar
Play with manipulatives(make numbers, etc)
 
Calendar skills:
-    Date (month, day, year)
-    Days of the Week
-    Weather Graph
-    Money (Days in School)
-    Counting (Start with…get to)
-    Part/Part/ Whole
-    Tally Chart
-    Number of the day
 
Daily Data (Single Venn):  Did you go swimming this summer?
 
 
 
Activities:
Manipulative free play
Show me numbers
Staircase numbers
Sort construction paper
 
 
 
 
 
 
School Rules and Getting to know You (focus of week Fluency:
My School Promise
Read poem of the week together.  Discuss and illustrate.
Circle word school
 
 
 
 
 
 
Activities: 
Read Monster Goes to School
Discuss Rules
Decorate Monster
 

Language Arts
38c, 21c, 22c, LK2c, RFK2c, RFK3c
LA Essential Questions and Standards:
What letters can you recognize? Write?
What sounds do the letters make?
Which of the words can you recognize?
What can you tell me about this book?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Math  Standards:
1-NBT 1, 1-OA1
 
Essential Questions:
Can you identify your numbers and show that number?
Explain different ways to count?
Why do we need to be able to count objects?
What are efficient ways to count?
 
 
 
 
Wednesday
1st week of school
Morning Work:  Color Word Sheet
 
Sing songs:  Baby Fish and Ride the Pony
Read another First day of School Book
 
Restroom Break- review procedure and practice
 
Activities: 
Letter review
David Goes Back to School
Jitter Juice (read poem, discuss feelings, make juice and graph feelings)
Kissing Hand
Monster Goes to School
Beach ball name game
Dice get to know you activity
Review letters
Sing songs
1st day Bingo
 
 
 
 
 
 
CONCEPTS OF ADDITION
Introduce calendar
Play with manipulatives(make numbers, etc)
 
Calendar skills:
-    Date (month, day, year)
-    Days of the Week
-    Weather Graph
-    Money (Days in School)
-    Counting (Start with…get to)
-    Part/Part/ Whole
-    Tally Chart
-    Number of the day
 
Daily Data (Single Venn):  Did you go swimming this summer?
 
 
 
Activities:
Manipulative free play
Show me numbers
Staircase numbers
Sort construction paper
 
 
 
 
 
 
School Rules and Getting to know You (focus of week)
Fluency:
My School Promise
Read poem of the week together.  Discuss and illustrate.
Circle word school
 
 
 
 
 
 
Activities: 
Find a Friend
Charlie the Caterpillar activity
 
Language Arts
38c, 21c, 22c, LK2c, RFK2c, RFK3c
LA Essential Questions and Standards:
What letters can you recognize? Write?
What sounds do the letters make?
Which of the words can you recognize?
What can you tell me about this book?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Math  Standards:
1-NBT 1, 1-OA1
 
Essential Questions:
Can you identify your numbers and show that number?
Explain different ways to count?
Why do we need to be able to count objects?
What are efficient ways to count?
 
 
 
 
Thursday
1st week of school
Morning Work:  Color Word Sheet
 
Sing songs:  Baby Fish and Ride the Pony
Read another First day of School Book
 
Restroom Break- review procedure and practice
 
Activities: 
David Goes Back to School
Jitter Juice (read poem, discuss feelings, make juice and graph feelings)
Kissing Hand
Monster Goes to School
Beach ball name game
Dice get to know you activity
Review letters
Sing songs
1st day Bingo
 
 
 
 
 
 
CONCEPTS OF ADDITION
Introduce calendar
Play with manipulatives(make numbers, etc)
 
Calendar skills:
-    Date (month, day, year)
-    Days of the Week
-    Weather Graph
-    Money (Days in School)
-    Counting (Start with…get to)
-    Part/Part/ Whole
-    Tally Chart
-    Number of the day
 
Daily Data (Single Venn):  Did you go swimming this summer?
 
 
 
Activities:
Quick Images
Manipulative free play
Show me numbers
Staircase numbers
 
 
 
 
 
 
School Rules and Getting to know You (focus of week)
Fluency:
My School Promise
Read poem of the week together.  Discuss and illustrate.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Activities: 
Discuss ways to show respect.   Write class thoughts
Begin rule book with partner or table.
Language Arts
38c, 21c, 22c, LK2c, RFK2c, RFK3c
LA Essential Questions and Standards:
What letters can you recognize? Write?
What sounds do the letters make?
Which of the words can you recognize?
What can you tell me about this book?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Math  Standards:
1-NBT 1, 1-OA1
 
Essential Questions:
Can you identify your numbers and show that number?
Explain different ways to count?
Why do we need to be able to count objects?
What are efficient ways to count?
 
 
 
 
Friday
1st week of school
Morning Work:  Color Word Sheet
 
Sing songs:  Baby Fish and Ride the Pony
Read another First day of School Book
 
Restroom Break- review procedure and practice
 
Activities: 
PreTest for words and Reading
Letter Review
David Goes Back to School
Jitter Juice (read poem, discuss feelings, make juice and graph feelings)
Kissing Hand
Monster Goes to School
Beach ball name game
Dice get to know you activity
Review letters
Sing songs
1st day Bingo
 
 
 
 
 
 
CONCEPTS OF ADDITION
Introduce calendar
Play with manipulatives(make numbers, etc)
 
Calendar skills:
-    Date (month, day, year)
-    Days of the Week
-    Weather Graph
-    Money (Days in School)
-    Counting (Start with…get to)
-    Part/Part/ Whole
-    Tally Chart
-    Number of the day
 
Daily Data (Single Venn):  Did you go swimming this summer?
 
 
 
Activities:
Manipulative free play
Show me numbers
Staircase numbers
Intro. War
Read Cookies Week and graph cookies
Attempt 120 chart
 
 
 
 
 
 
School Rules and Getting to know You (focus of week)
Fluency:
My School Promise
Read poem of the week together.  Discuss and illustrate.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Activities: 
Rule book
Berenstein Bears on Manners
M and M Game