• 1st Grade Reading: Reading and Writing Menu: Column 1

    Overview: Rainbow write sight words 

    Estimated Time: Approximately 15 minutes 

    Explanation: You will write your word wall words on a piece of paper, outside with chalk, or using art supplies. 

    Things to Know: Sit with a parent, guardian, sibling, or adult to check for neatness handwriting and correct spelling with all sight words. 


    • Get a piece of paper and write word wall words using crayons, colored pencils, or markers
    • If you have chalk, practice writing them outside on a sidewalk, brick, or blacktop

    1st Grade Reading: Reading A-Z: Grab Bag

    Overview: Read independent level book 

    Estimated Time: 15-20 minutes 

    Explanation: You will choose one of your independent leveled books that is in your grab bag, and then complete one activity that goes with your reading.  

    Things to Know: Sit with a parent, guardian, sibling, or adult to practice reading fluently and accurately. Directions should be read allowed to student to ensure they know the expectation of the activity. 


    • Pick 1 book from grab bag 
    • After book has been chosen, pick 1 activity to go along with your reading
    • Read book silently to self, pointing to every word
    • If adult or sibling is available read to them, showing them your best reading skills (pointing to all words, turning pages, stretching words by sounds, and fluently reading the text)
    • Then complete the activity that you have chosen

    ***Note: Students should read the book each time before completing the activity for that day. Read the same book each day until all activities have been complete. Then move on to another book. Skipping around from book to book before completing all activities can confuse students and cause them to mix up events, characters, and other story elements. 

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  • 1st Grade Math: Chapter 4 Activity 1: Grab Bag 

    Overview: Counting and Writing Numbers to 20 

    Estimated Time: Approximately 30 minutes 

    Explanation: You will count objects within pictures and write numbers up to 20 to make addition sentences. 

    Things to Know: Sit with a parent, guardian, sibling, or adult to count and write numbers up to 20 to make addition sentences. 


    • From your grab bag complete pages 1-6
    • Have students check-in after each page or every 2 pages for understanding with an adult 
    • After students have complete pages 1-6, practice addition facts by counting different objects around the house