• 1st Grade Reading: Reading and Writing Menu: Column 2

    Overview: Read and Retell 

    Estimated Time: Approximately 20 minutes 

    Explanation: You will read and retell a fictional story 

    Things to Know: You will need a parent, guardian, sibling, or adult to read with and share your thoughts when retelling. Include characters, setting, and 2 important details in order. 


    • Read the book to one of the individuals listed above
    • Then read through again and identify characters, setting (when/where), and 2 important details
    • Make sure to go from beginning, middle, and end
    • Try to use a new book that interests you!

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

    Overview: Read independent level book 

    Estimated Time: 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 5: Activity 3:

    Overview: Identifying, counting, and comparing flat shapes

     Explanation: Identify, count, and compare flat shapes.


    1. Identify given flat shapes.

    2. Describe and write to tell how they are alike. How are they different?

    Activity 4: Problem Solving with Shapes

    Overview: Sorting flat shapes

    Explanation: Sort flat shapes into two different groups


    1. Sort given flat shapes into two groups.

    2. Write to explain the two groups you sorted the shapes into and why.


    Activity 5: Extra ONLY complete if you want more practice:

    Overview: Shape Patterns

    Explanation: You will compete a shape pattern by drawing the shape that comes next in a given pattern.


    1. Draw the shape or shapes that come next in the shape pattern.


    Extra Practice:

    Name two-dimensional shapes: https://www.ixl.com/math/grade-1/name-the-two-dimensional-shape

    Name three-dimensional shapes: https://www.ixl.com/math/grade-1/name-the-three-dimensional-shape