This Week in First Grade

Readers Workshop:

Level G or Above Reading for the end of the 3rd Nine Weeks

Central Message or Lesson from a Story
Main Idea and Key Details
Identifies Who is Telling a Story at Various Points in a Text
Compares and Contrasts Adventures and Characters in a Story

Writers Workshop:  

Opinion Writing / Introduce a Topic, State an Opinion, Supplies Reasons for the Opinion, and Provides a Sense of Closure
Uses Singular and Plural Nouns and Verbs Correctly in a Sentence

Reminders:  Spacing, Neat Handwriting, Capitalization, and Punctuation!

Phonics:  

Spelling Patterns in Words (Digraphs) with sh, th, ch, wh, ck, ph, ng.  These words have two letters that spell one sound.
Vowel Sounds and Vowel Teams:  ai/ay, ee/ea, oa/oe/ow, ie/igh, ue/ui/ew
Sight Words (150 words by March)

Math:  

Compares two digit numbers with < > and =
Add 10 more or 10 less, Subtract multiples of 10
Balanced Math Equations/True False Equations (9+1=6+4 or 3+2=2+3)
Counting to 120, Counting on From a Given Number
Place Value 20-99, Add within 100 using Place Value
Determine the unknown number in addition and subtraction equations (8+__=15 or  ___-13=7)

Addition & Subtraction within 20
Word Problems within 20
Fact Families and Related Equations (9+2=11 and 11-2=9)
Using Doubles and “Ten” to Solve Math Problems

Science: 

Light

Ideas to work on at home:

Complete the weekly homework in the journal:  spelling word tests are always on Friday!

Practice your sight word lists!

Read at night and discuss characters, setting, and key events/details in a story.  Color in a picture on your reading log in the folder.