Monday, October 15, 2018

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The week of October 15

Grade 1 Math
Vocabulary words: compare, fewer, more
This week the students will practice subtracting zero, they also subtract all to find a difference of zero.Students will learn that in a subtraction equation, when the starting number and the number taken away are the same, the difference is always zero. Students will also be introduced with subtraction in the vertical format. Children will learn  the vertical format and proper place value alignment that will help them to compute correctly.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

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The week of October 9

Grade 1 Math
Vocabulary words: compare, fewer, more
This week students  will continue to work on solving subtraction problems.Students will review the vocabulary compare, fewer, more.Students will learn to use pictures to compare and subtract.We will practice with counters, draw lines or use  pictures to lineup and compare more or fewer objects in a problem.Complete practice worksheets.


Monday, October 1, 2018

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The week of October 1

Grade 1 Math

This week students  will learn that  subtraction  means taking from and use cubes to model subtraction stories. We will learn to use pictures and understand the concept of taking from.Students will understand that the objects in   pictures represent the whole and part  moving away is the part taken away from the group. Use tools such as, paper pencil, connecting cubes, counters and  pictures to visualize, model and work on taking away subtraction problems.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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The week of September 24

Grade 1 Math

This week students will use tools such as connecting cubes counters and drawings to visualize addition equations and the relationship between numbers. Children will use red and blue cubes to show different ways to make numbers up to 10.
We will also learn that addition can be written "across" and "up and down".Students will work on solving  addition problems writing both vertically and horizontally.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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The week of September 17

Grade 1 Math
This week students will learn that when a number is added to zero, the sum is always that number. Children will use manipulative, pictures and symbols to work on addition problems with zero. We will also learn about the commutative property of addition that the order of the addends does not affect the sum.students can use cubes to model numbers and compare the sum.Model cube trains using two different colors and turn the train around so that the cubes appear in different order, students  learn the concept that changing the order of the addends does not change the sum. We will complete worksheet in class.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

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The Week of June 4, 2018

Group 1

Spelling words: her, fern, girl, bird, fur, hurt, stir, turn
vocabulary words: baby, begins, eight, follow, learning, until, years, young
Student will practice to blend and decode words with r controlled vowels er, ir, ur.
Read the story Peacock And Crane  in Write in Reader and answer the questions.Discuss how animals are different and have special body parts that help them to do amazing things. Read the informational text Amazing Animals and discuss how animals are different in their looks and abilities..
 We will complete our MARE Whale poster

Group 2

Spelling words:took, books, foot, nook, stood, hood, good, shook, looking,cookies bonus:crooked, bookcase
Vocabulary: exact, discovered, remove, growled, amazed, explained, guard, souvenirs
Students will learn that the letters oo, ew, ue and ou can stand for the /oo/in boot.students will practice to segment sounds in words.Discuss the vocabulary words and their meanings.Discuss how fossils can be found all over the world and how they help to learn about the past.We will learn that a biography tells about the events in a person's life. We will read together the biography The Dog That Dug For Dinosaurs. we will discuss the essential questions  while we read.
We will complete our MARE Whale posterGroup 3
Spellig Words:below, about, between, behind, around, because, alone, begin, along, before, bonus: awhile, beyond
Vocabualry: worried, certainly, raise, afford, applause, anxiously, dramatic, guided, ingredients, fetch

students will learn to use words that begins with a- and be-. 
Discuss that adults and children could work together and learn from each other and help each other.Take turns to read the realistic fiction Saving Buster.We will discuss the essential question how children and adults learn from each other.

Students will practice to use the pronouns I and me in sentences. Pronoun I is used only as the subject of a sentence and me is used as an object in a sentence.
  We will complete our MARE Whale poster



Monday, May 21, 2018

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The Week of May 21, 2018

Group 1

Spelling words: far, art, barn, jar, card, bark, arm yarn
Vocabulary word:few, night, shall, window, story, noise, world,loudly


Student will learn that letters ar will stand for the /ar/ sound at the beginning, middle and end of a word. 

Read the story Bean Reaches For The Sun in Write in Reader and answer the questions.
Discuss the steps in making a garden.We will discuss what happens when a character  named Toad plants some seeds to make a garden. Read the story The Garden and answer the essential question, what grows in a garden.

Group 2

Spelling words:root, crew, you, spoon,blue, bloom, grew, stew, boost, scoop, flew Bonus: shampoo
Vocabulary Words:ordinary, control, cage, upset, sensible, confused, training, suspiciously
Students will learn that the letters oo, ew, ue and ou can stand for the /oo/in boot.students will practice to segment sounds in words.

Discuss the vocabulary words and their meanings. Discuss how living things can change when they grow citing the example of humans.We will read the fantasy The Mysterious Tadpole and discuss the essential question how animals change when they grow while we read.

Group 3
Spellig Words:painless, sickness, thankless, helpless, kindness, hopeless,fearless, careless, darkness, spotless, softness bonus:breathless eagerness

Vocabualry: approached, section, avalanches, increases, equipment, tanks, slopes, altitude, succeed, halt

Students will learn that adding suffixes to the end of a base word can change the meaning of the base words.And that the sounds of the base words stay the same even if letters are dropped of changed

Discuss that mountains are high elevated forms of land and are found all over the world and people like to do adventures like  climbing up a mountain range. We will read the informational text Mountains Surviving On Mount Everest. We will use the details in the text like the graphic features to make inferences and predictions.

We will learn that an analogy is a kind of comparison in which one pair of words is compared  to another.and each pair relates by definition, meaning or characteristics.complete worksheets.