First Grade work April 6-10

First Grade Work – Week of April 6-10, 2020

Monday

Reading:

  • Go over Words to Know on pages 78-79 with your parents. Today, you read the words, and let your parents read the sentences to you.

  • Turn to page 82. Read about Ezra Jack Keats, the author of this week’s story, Whistle for Willie.

  • 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 112 and 113 in your reading book. Read both pages with a grown up. Talk about the sentences on page 113, and decide what word belongs in the blank. Write the sentences correctly, and turn them in to Miss Long.

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:

    • look

    • book

    • good

    • hook

    • brook

    • took

    • foot

    • shook

    • wood

    • hood

  • Think about what the words have in common. Each word has the vowel digraph oo. Think about what sound this makes in each word.

Writing/Handwriting:

  • No writing assignment today!

Math:

  • Complete pages 131-132 in your math textbook. Watch for a video on Facebook for some help from Miss Long!

Science:

  • Look at the website stevespanglerscience.com. Pick two experiments you can complete at home this week.

Something Fun:

  • Write a letter to the Easter Bunny!

Tuesday

Reading:

  • Go over Words to Know on pages 78-79 with your parents. Today, you read the words and sentences.

  • Turn to page 82. Read about Ezra Jack Keats, the author of this week’s story, Whistle for Willie.

  • Listen as a grown up reads the story to you. Stop at each essential question and answer it out loud.

Grammar:

  • Work together to use the pronouns my, your, his, and her in your own sentences. Think of one sentence with each pronoun and share it with a grown up.

Spelling:

  • Choose five spelling words to write in a sentence. Make sure your sentence begins with an uppercase letter and ends with punctuation.

Writing/Handwriting:

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

    • Who is the main character of this story? In many stories, the main character has a problem. What is the main character’s problem?

    • The author, Ezra Jack Keats, is also the illustrator. Why do you think he drew pictures that look tilted for pages 86 and 87?

    • Looking at pages 88 and 89, what do you think will happen if Peter tries to whistle again? Why do you think that will happen?

Math:

  • Complete math textbook pages 133 and 134.

Science:

  • Ask a question about one experiment you chose. Write it down.

  • Form a hypothesis about what you think will happen. A hypothesis is an educated guess. Write this down.

  • Complete the experiment.

  • Write three sentences about what happened and why.

Something Fun:

  • Decorate a beautiful Easter egg on paper, or decorate real eggs! Share with the class!

Wednesday

Reading:

  • Go over Words to Know on pages 78-79 with your parents. Today, you read the words and sentences.

  • Take turns reading each page of the story Whistle for WIllie with a grown up.

Grammar:

  • Write five sentences using mine, yours, his, or hers.

Spelling:

  • Write your spelling words in abc order. Ask a grown up if you need help.

Writing/Handwriting:

  • No writing today!

Math:

  • Complete math workbook pages 129-130.

Science:

  • Complete your second experiment. Follow the same steps as yesterday, and write down the answers to all your questions.

Something Fun:

  • Read in the Bible about Jesus’ journey through Holy week.

Thursday

Reading:

  • Read Pet Poems on pages 108-111.

  • Think about how Pet Poems is different from our story this week, and how it is the same.

Grammar:

    • Pick ten items from your house. Describe who the items belong to in complete sentences. Choose three to write a sentence about.

Spelling:

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

Writing/Handwriting:

  • Follow the directions for Text to Self on page 111. Write three sentences about a pet you choose.

Math:

  • Complete math textbook pages 135-136.

  • Using index cards, make flashcards for each math fact. Put the problem on the front and the answer on the back.

Science:

  • Take today to finish up your experiments and questions.

Something Fun:

  • Draw a picture of something that reminds you of Easter.

Friday

Reading:

  • Read the story Whistle for Willie one last time.

Grammar:

  • Take a break from Grammar today.

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.

    • How is Peter’s problem solved?

    • Describe what happens when Peter comes out of the box on page 98. How do you think he feels during this part of the story?

    • Why do you think Peter whistles all the way to the store and back?

Math:

  • Complete math wb pages 131-134.

  • Practice your math facts flashcards.

Science:

  • Which experiment was your favorite and why? Have a grown up record your answer with a video and send it to Miss Long.

Something Fun:

  • Take time today to read through the Easter story in the Bible and reflect upon what Jesus did for you!

Updated: April 7, 2020 — 10:12 am