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First Grade Work – Week of March 30-April 3, 2020

Monday

Reading:

  • Go over Words to Know on pages 42-43 with your parents. Today, you read the words, and let your parents read the sentences to you.

  • Turn to page 46. Read about Gwendolyn Hooks, the author of this week’s story, Amazing Animals.

  • Listen as a grown up reads the story to you. For today, don’t worry about essential questions, just have fun reading the story!

Grammar:

  • Look at pages 74 and 75 in your reading book. Read both pages with a grown up. Talk about the sentences on page 75, and decide how to write them correctly. You do not need to write the sentences.

Spelling:

  • Write your spelling words in your planner or on a piece of paper. Read each word three times, and practice spelling it three times.

  • The spelling words are:

    • her

    • fern

    • girl

    • sir

    • stir

    • bird

    • fur

    • hurt

    • turn

    • third

  • Think about what the words have in common. Each word has an r-controlled vowel. Look for er, ir, and ur in each word.

  • Complete wb page 93.

Writing/Handwriting:

  • Write three sentences about being home from school. Write about one thing you like, one thing you don’t like, and one thing you would change if you could. Don’t forget everything we have learned about writing sentences! Each one should start with a capitol letter and end with punctuation. Remember all the rules of grammar we have learned, and write amazing sentences!

Math:

  • Complete pages 121-123 in the math textbook (Chapter 7 Lesson 2).

Social Studies:

  • Read through the Studies Weekly entitled “Celebrate America.”

  • Complete the back page.

Something Fun:

  • Draw a picture of the funniest face you can think of. Send it to Miss Long on Dojo, and she will post for everyone to see.

Tuesday

Reading:

  • Go over Words to Know on pages 42-43 with your parents. Today, you read the words and sentences.

  • Turn to page 46. Read about Gwendolyn Hooks, the author of this week’s story, Amazing Animals.

  • Listen as a grown up reads the story to you. Stop at each essential question and talk about it with the grown up who is reading with you.

Grammar:

  • With a grown up, take turns thinking of sentences using I or we in the correct place. See how many sentences you can come up with!

Spelling:

  • Write your spelling words in ABC order. If you need help, ask a grown up to help you!

Writing/Handwriting:

  • On a piece of paper, answer the following questions in complete sentences and with your best handwriting.

    • Why does thick fur help polar bears live in cold, snowy places?

    • Is Amazing Animals a make believe story or informational text? How do you know?

    • What details about elephants do you learn on page 51 in the story?

Math:

  • Complete math wb pages 121-124.

Social Studies:

  • Read through the Studies Weekly entitled “American Monuments.”

  • Complete the back page.

Something Fun:

  • Have a grown up video you singing your favorite song. Send it to Miss Long and she will post it.

Wednesday

Reading:

  • Go over Words to Know on pages 42-43 with your parents. Today, you read the words and sentences.

  • Take turns reading each page of the story Amazing Animals with a grown up.

Grammar:

  • Complete wb page 97.

Spelling:

  • Write each spelling word on a piece of paper.

  • Highlight or circle the r-controlled vowels in each word. Remember, you’re looking for er, ir, and ur

Writing/Handwriting:

  • Write the following Bible verse in your best handwriting.

    • “The Lord is on my side; I will not fear.” Psalm 118:6

Math:

  • Complete math textbook pages 125-128.

Social Studies:

  • Virtually visit two American monuments (websites posted on class page).

Something Fun:

  • Play outside! See how many flowers, leaves, and rocks you can find.

Thursday

Reading:

  • Read The Ugly Duckling on pages 70-72.

  • Using a venn diagram, compare and contrast Amazing Animals with The Ugly Duckling. Remember, you should write at least one thing that is different about each story, as well as one thing that is the same.

Grammar:

  • Write the following statements correctly.

    • I and Dad saw giraffes at the zoo.

    • Nan got me and Billy a pet turtle.

    • I and Sally liked the elephants best.

    • Mom took me and Susie to the gift shop.

Spelling:

  • Practice spelling each word correctly with a grown up. See if you can spell the words faster than them!

Writing/Handwriting:

  • Take today to finish up any writing you have not finished throughout the week.

Math:

  • Complete math textbook pages 129-130.

Social Studies:

  • Virtually visit two American monuments (websites posted on class page).

Something Fun:

  • Read your favorite story to someone in your house. Ask them to read their favorite story to you.

Friday

Reading:

  • Read the story Amazing Animals one last time.

Grammar:

  • Complete wb page 107.

Spelling:

  • Ask a grown up to give you a spelling test just like at school. See how many words you can spell correctly. You can do this on paper or verbally.

Writing/Handwriting:

  • Answer the following questions on a sheet of paper.

    • Explain why a camel’s hump is important. Look at page 54 in the reading book if you need help.

    • What do the quills of a newborn porcupine feel like? How are they different from an older porcupine?

Math:

  • Complete math wb pages 125-128.

Social Studies:

  • Pick a favorite American monument. Make a poster, brochure, or write and sing a song about that monument. Share with Miss Long.

Something Fun:

  • Pick a directed drawing on YouTube and complete. Share a picture with the class!

Updated: March 29, 2020 — 6:36 pm