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Lessons from March 23 - April 3, 2020

ENGAGE IN LEARNING

1st GRADE

Reading | Math

 

 

READING AND WRITING (30 MINUTES)

Use the following activities to engage your child in learning. Find a quiet place and set up a daily schedule for learning. Have as much fun as possible.

  • Read aloud every single day- read to yourself, adult, teddy bear, friend through phone/video chat
  • A noun is a person, place, thing, or idea. Find Nouns in your house. List them in your journal.
  • An adjective is a word that describes a noun. List Adjectives to describe nouns - happy, silly, super, great, smart, gigantic, tiny, enormous, tall, etc.
  • Verbs are action words. How many Verbs can you do? Now use your nouns, verbs, and adjectives to write sentences in your journal.
  • Adverbs tell about the verb (action) Use Adverbs to describe verbs - *most adverbs end in ly - closely, fully, loudly, gently, gladly, courageously, safely, nicely, noisily, etc.
  • Rhyme – make up a song, rap, or poem that uses rhyming words: “I once saw a cat that wore a strange hat. He sat on a mat and stared at a rat.”
  • Act out a story or nursery rhyme (such as Jack and Jill went up the hill…) - have someone guess what story it is. Make up your own story, and write it in your journal.
  • Clap words to determine syllables (kitten=kit-ten—2 syllables)
  • Play the letter game - find an item in your house that begins with each letter in the alphabet. Match - say a word then have your child say a word that begins with the same letter. Blend It - You say /s/ /m/ /ar/ /t/ they say “smart”.
  • Write a letter to a friend, family, teacher, principal
  • Write a letter for someone in a nursing home then mail it to a local nursing home.
  • Keep a journal - great for a time capsule.
  • Write a thank you note.
  • Practice penmanship - neatly write all letters in the alphabet, your full name, and words.
  • Write a book

Online Resources

Access through UISD Elementary Symbaloo. Students can access online district resources by logging in using CLEVER and their Google credentials.


 

MATH (15 – 30 MINUTES)

NUMBER REPRESENTATION/COMPARISON

  • Recite the numbers forward and backward up to 120.
  • Create a 120 chart. Choose a number and have your child count by 2s, 5s, and 10s.
  • Pick a number and count out objects to represent that number (beans, pennies, etc.). Group the objects into groups of 10 and set the leftovers aside. Write the number of groups of 10 and the number left over. REPEAT
  • Choose a number (1-120), find the number that is 1 more than and 1 less than/10 more than and 10 less than that number. REPEAT

ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION

  • Create your own addition/subtraction story (up to 20). Tell it to someone at home.
  • Write the addition/subtraction sentence for your stories.
  • Choose 3 numbers (1-10) and find the sum.

TIME

  • Track 3 different times in one day, and tell the time to the hour and half hour. .

Online Resources

Access through UISD Elementary Symbaloo. Students can access online district resources by logging in using CLEVER and their Google credentials.