Week 9: First Grade Lesson Plan

Week Overview

  • MATH
    • Counting By 2’s to 100 (continued)
    • Common Core Subtraction Strategies
  • READING/ELA
    • Topic: Short i, Consonant x/ks
      Note: Until Reading Street book comes in, use the first two pages of the lesson plan guide.
  •  SOCIAL STUDIES
    • Community Leaders & Functions of Government
  •  SCIENCE
    • Light & Sound

MONDAY

Math

  • Topic: Skip Counting by Two’s
  • Topic: Common Core Subtraction Strategies
    • Video: Keywords for Subtraction (from Musical Math Vol. 2)
    • Workbook: Subtraction Vocabulary Builder
    • Workbook: Picture It Game

English Language Arts

  • Teach Subject of a Sentence
  • Play Silly Sentences Game (3 Rounds)
    • Identify who the SUBJECT is in the sentences you make
  • Independent Writing: Continue “Thunder Cat Book”
    • Write independently for 15 minutes
    • Goal: 3 sentences (start with a Capital, end with punctuation)
    • Encourage: Draw a picture
    • Note: Helps to have Alexa play “Thinking Music” during this time.

Reading/Spelling

  • Reading Street: I Can Read
  • Fluency Passage: Jill Can!
  • Write Spelling Words 4 times each

Handwriting

  • Play the “Bump Game” – Practice Writing Name
    Practice writing name where letters “bump” the lines properly.  Letters should also “bump” each other properly.
    Watch for good spacing between letters (not too far apart, and not too close)

Social Studies

Science

Online Supplemental Learning

TUESDAY

Math

English Language Arts

  • Fantasy Story
    • Video: What is Fantasy?
    • Read Aloud Video: Dragons Get Colds, Too
    • Worksheet p. 140: Read “Wise Owl” & Discuss Features of a Fantasy Story
  • Independent Writing: Journal
    • Write a “Fantasy Story” of your own about an animal you love.
    • Discuss ideas before writing.
    • Write for 15 minutes independently.

Reading/Spelling

  • Short i sound
    • Video: The Big Pig Song
    • Worksheet p. 137-138
  • Reading Street: Pig in a Wig
  • Fluency Passage: Jill Can!  +  Worksheet p. 139
  • Write Spelling Words 4 times each

Handwriting

  • Play the “Bump Game” – Practice Writing Name
    Practice writing name where letters “bump” the lines properly.  Letters should also “bump” each other properly.
    Watch for good spacing between letters (not too far apart, and not too close)

Social Studies

  • Functions of Government (State & Local(=)

Online Supplemental Learning

Art Class

  • Self Portrait: Use imagination to play with materials and plan work.

Spanish

  • Song School Spanish – Chapter 2

WEDNESDAY

Math

  • Topic: Skip Counting by Two’s
    • Counting By 2’s Skip Sidewalk Chalk Activity (like Hop Scotch)
    • Worksheet: Hundreds Chart 61-80
      Practice 2 times counting by 2’s from 2-80, using her finger to touch the even numbers and “hop over” the odd numbers.
      Practice 2 times counting by 2’s from 2-20 by memory (without the worksheet).
  • Topic: Common Core Subtraction Strategies (Counting Back)
    • Continue Lesson 4.1 (Word Problems)

English Language Arts

  • Teach Subject of a Sentence
  • Play Silly Sentences Game (3 Rounds)
    • Identify Subject and Predicate
  • Independent Writing (Journal)
    • Write for 15 minutes with “Thinking Music” turned on.

Reading/Spelling

  • Reading Street: I Can Read
  • Fluency Passage: Jill Can!
  • Spelling Words (Read It, Build It, Write It – Magnetic Letters)

Handwriting

  • Play the “Bump Game” – Practice Writing Name
    Practice writing name where letters “bump” the lines properly.  Letters should also “bump” each other properly.
    Watch for good spacing between letters (not too far apart, and not too close)

Online Supplemental Learning

Science

Computer Science

  • Basic Computer Usage
    •  Activity:
      • Turn a Computer Off/On
      • Sleep Mode
      • Logging In to a Computer

THURSDAY

Math

  • Topic: Skip Counting by Two’s
    • Worksheet: Hundreds Chart 81-100
      Practice 2 times counting by 2’s from 2-10, using her finger to touch the even numbers and “hop over” the odd numbers.
      Practice 2 times counting by 2’s from 2-20 by memory (without the worksheet).
    • Worksheet: Counting by 2’s Maze
  • Topic: Common Core Subtraction Strategies (Counting Back)
    • Outdoor Counting Back Sidewalk Chalk Activity
    • Counting Back Mystery Number Color Activity

English Language Arts

  • Parts of Speech: Mad Libs
  • Listening & Speaking

Reading/Spelling

  • Reading Street: Pig in a Wig
  • Fluency Passage: Jill Can!
  • Spelling Words (Read It, Build It, Write It – Play Doh)

Handwriting

  • No More Tears: Frog Jump Capital Letters (page 9)
  • No More Tears: Mystery Letter Game (page 9)

Science

  • Light & Sound: Vibrating Materials
    Vibrating materials can make sound.  Sound can make materials vibrate.

    • Video: The Science of Sound
    • Video: Sound Vibration Video
    • Activity: Make a Guitar from Rubber Bands and a Box (vibration makes sound)
    • Activity: Hold a piece of paper in front of a speaker (sound makes vibration)

Online or Supplemental Learning

PE/Health

  • Human Growth & Development
    I can name different parts of the body and describe physical characteristic that make us unique.

FRIDAY

****Field Trip Day: The Pumpkin Patch****

Math

  • Topic: Common Core Subtraction Strategies
    • Lesson 4.4 (Workbook)

English Language Arts

Reading/Spelling

  • Reading Street: We Are Vets

Handwriting

  • No More Tears: Starting Corner Capitals (page 10)
  • No More Tears: Starting Corner Capitals (page 10)

Music