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    Grade 1  Day 1  

    Reading 

     

    Overview: Phonics, reading, and reading response 

    Estimated Time:  45 to 60 minutes 

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment:  Practice phonics, read a self-selected book, and respond in writing  

    Quick things to know: gather supplies such as paper and markers, select a fiction book  

    Tasks: 

    • Phonics:  Generate a list of words with a long /a/ spelling pattern (_a_e) i.e. bake, tape, late
    • Reading: Choose a favorite toy or stuffed animal and read a fiction story to it.
    • Reading Response: Fill out K-2 Story Map using pictures or sentences to retell the story.
    • Place completed work in envelope to return to teacher OR pose a pictures to Seesaw

    Links/Activities: Optional - Epic for online variety of fiction; post picture of Story Map to Seesaw 

     

    Writing 

    Overview: Writing an Opinion Piece   

    Estimated Time: 45 minutes 

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment:   

    Think of a topic that you feel strongly about. Tell your opinion and reasons why you feel that way. Write 4-5 sentences and draw an illustration to match. (Remember our OREO organizer!) 

    Quick things to know: 

    • 5 Star Sentences
    • Neat Handwriting
    • Use at least 5 colors in your illustration

    Tasks:  

    o Generate ideas for your writing topic.  

    o Sketch your ideas and talk with someone about them.  

    o Writing your piece sharing your opinion, your reasons, and your ending.  

    o Reread your writing.  

    • Illustrate a picture to match your writing.

    o Share with a friend or family member. 

    • Put work in envelope to return to teacher.

     

    Links/Activities: 

    Optional- Take a photo of your writing and read it on Seesaw. 

     

     

    Math

    Counting, Writing, and Comparing Numbers to 20 

    Estimated Time for 4 Activities: Approximately 45 minutes 

    Activity 1: 

    Overview: Counting, Writing, and Comparing Numbers to 20 

    Explanation: Play the game, Match Up! 

    I understand you may not have access to a printer. As an alternative, you may make your own cards at home. Begin by writing the number words on index cards or slips of paper. On separate slips of paper, write the numbers. These will be used in place of the cards that could be cut out. 

    1. Cut the cards out. Sort them into “number cards” and “word cards.”
    2. Mix the cards up. Face them down on the table into rows and columns like the old game, Memory.
    3. Each player turns over a card and needs to match a word card to a number card.
    4. When there is a match. The player takes the two cards.
    5. The winner is the player with the most matches.

    Things to know: 

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to play this game.
    2. I understand you may not have access to a printer. As an alternative, you may make your own cards at home. Begin by writing the number words on index cards or slips of paper. On separate slips of paper, write the numbers. These will be used in place of the cards that could be cut out.
    3. If you do not have the supplied worksheets or access to any of the worksheets, it is fine to create your own based off the supplied worksheets.
    4. More specific directions are provided on each sheet/activity that goes along with these lessons. I will send these sheets through email.

    Tasks: 

    1. Cut out cards.
    2. Mix up cards.
    3. Follow directions and play game

    How is this assignment turned in to the teacher: place work in envelope to return to teacher OR take a picture and post to seesaw 

    Activity 2: 

    Overview: Count and write each number and word next to each picture. 

    Explanation: Count and write each number and word next to each picture. 

    Things to know: 

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to complete these activities.
    2. If you do not have the supplied worksheets or access to any of the worksheets, it is fine to create your own based off the supplied worksheets.
    3. More specific directions are provided on each sheet/activity that goes along with these lessons. I will send these sheets through email.

    Tasks: 

    1. Count the picture.
    2. Write the number to match.

    How is this assignment turned in to the teacher: place work in envelope to return to teacher OR take a picture and post to seesaw 

    Activity 3 

    Overview: Compare numbers. Write the greater number. 

    Explanation: You will practice comparing numbers. 

    Things to know: 

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to complete these activities.
    2. If you do not have the supplied worksheets or access to any of the worksheets, it is fine to create your own based off the supplied worksheets.
    3. More specific directions are provided on each sheet/activity that goes along with these lessons. I will send these sheets through email.

    Tasks: 

    1. Use the number path to help you compare the given numbers.
    2. When looking at the two given numbers, write the greater number on the line.

    How is this assignment turned in to the teacher: place work in envelope to return to teacher OR take a picture and post to seesaw 

    Activity 4: 

    Overview: Practice adding 1 more and 1 less 

    Explanation: You will count out loud to 10 forward and backward, count pictures and write numbers to 10. 

    Things to know: 

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to practice adding 1 more and 1 less.
    2. If you do not have the supplied worksheets or access to any of the worksheets, it is fine to create your own based off the supplied worksheets.
    3. More specific directions are provided on each sheet/activity that goes along with these lessons. I will send these sheets through email.

    Tasks: 

    1. Use the number path to help you.
    2. Fill in the missing blanks to tell 1 more or 1 less.

    How is this assignment turned in to the teacher: place work in envelope to return to teacher OR take a picture and post to seesaw 

     

    Social Studies

    How am I special?  

    Overview: Identify what makes you special. 

    Estimated Time: 30 minutes 

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment: Discuss their family and identify ways families are similar and different. Share information about themselves by using a photograph to help write their story on a piece of paper. 

    Quick Things to Know:  

    • Gather a paper, pencil, and possibly family photographs 
    • Write in 5 Star sentences  

    Tasks: 

    1. Talk with a family member about your family. Identify what makes your family special. 
    2. Use a family photograph or draw a picture of your family. Label the people in your family. 
    3. Write sentences explaining what makes your family special. 

    Links/Activities: Optional- Take a photo of your writing and post it to Seesaw. 

     

    Special

    Check out the district website for ideas from Mrs Volpe for Music: 

     https://www.cbsd.org/Page/47791

     

    Kindness Challenge: 

    Complete a chore for your family today! :)