First Grade

Week 6

Hello From Your First Grade Teachers!

Dear 1st Graders and parents,

We know you all are working so hard at home with your parents. We love seeing all your work come in and your smiling face in some of the pictures. Parents we want to THANK YOU for all your hard work during this time. We know it's not always easy with remote leaning and we hope we are making it as easy as possible for you. We cant wait too be back in the class room with your kids!!!


Your First Grade Teachers

What Is Due?

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MATH Review

1. Have students complete their math review. Click on the Math Review 1-3 link below.

Turn in 1 math review.

2. Have your child use their strategies to solve the problems.

3. Once they are finished, have them use their math talk to tell you how they solved their problems.

Math Review Example

This is an example of how we would complete math review in class.
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Today's Number

1. Students can use the Today's Number paper to show the different ways they can write the number.

The numbers this week are: 74, 109 and 113. Turn in 1 Today’s Number paper.



I can compare numbers to 120 using comparative language such as greater than, less than and equal to.
I can order whole numbers up to 120.

I can compare two numbers to 100 using the symbols > (greater than),<, (less than) or = (equal to).


  • Place

  • Value

  • Digit

  • Hundreds

  • Tens

  • Ones

  • Greater

  • Less

  • Comparison

**Students may need to draw pictures to represent the numbers when comparing (squares for hundreds, lines for tens, and dots for ones).**

1.Compare and Order Numbers to 120 Using Number Lines

Use the number lines and following questions to practice comparing numbers

Directions & Questions:

Number Lines:

2. Compare and Order Numbers with Number Lines Practice (Turn in)

After practicing, your child will complete this activity to show you what they know about comparing using the number line and comparing symbols.

Extra Practice:
Domino Train War
1. Equally divide a set of dominoes into two.
2. Place the dominoes in a straight line next to your partners.
3. Both players will turn over one domino at the same time and state the value of the domino in tens and ones and the number it makes. (ex: 2 tens and 5 ones is 25)
4. The player with the greatest number keeps both dominoes.
5. The winner is the person with the most dominoes at the end!

Extension: What are some real life examples of when you have compared numbers? Provide 3 examples.
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I can retell the plot in fiction books.

1. Have your child read or listen to a fiction book. You can use books from home or go to Storyline Online or Get Epic.

2. They have been working on good reading habits all year. Have them tell you some of our good reading habits.

3. You can ask your child these questions and have them respond to you when they are finished reading a fiction story. They may use the retelling bookmark to help them orally retell the story.

  • Let’s retell. What is the problem? If you had to tell me the problem using a few words, what would you say? How was the problem solved?

Retelling Bookmark:

Optional: Students may complete the retell readers response sheet.


I can tell the difference in a BIG MEMORY and a SMALL MOMENT.

We hope you enjoyed celebrating your writing last week! We are going to continue to “polish up” our personal narratives, while we zoom in on small moments.

  1. Review the two “A Small Moment Story” example charts. Discuss what a BIG MEMORY is and what a SMALL MOMENT is.

  1. Complete the sort. Make 2 piles, one for BIG MOMENTS (apple stories) and one for SMALL MOMENTS (seed stories). Have them cut and sort the ideas. Discuss the difference in the two piles.

  2. Make a list of BIG MOMENTS that they would like to write about. (5-10 ideas)

  3. Take the list of big moments, cut them apart and list some SMALL MOMENTS under each. (Save this list of big and small moment ideas for writing next week)

Writing Charts & Sort:

Optional: Students can create a “writing book box” to store all their finished books in. This can be made using a cereal box (see example picture) and can be decorated for fun!

Word Study

I can read and write sight words

  1. Have students choose 2 activities from the list of ideas below. Use 10 sight words for each activity. Sight Words:

  1. They should be practicing reading and writing their sight words.

  2. Continue to listen and sing along with the phonics song.

Sight Words

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Jack Hartmann Sight Word Songs

Sight Word Rap 1 | Sight Words | High Frequency Words | Jump Out Words | Jack Hartmann

Jan Richardson Sight Word Songs

Jan Richardson Sight Words | Level A | Am | Jack Hartmann

Phonics Song

The Letter Cluster Song Verses 1-4 - Sing, Spell, Read & Write


I can analyze and record examples of interdependence found in various situations such as aquariums.

  1. Have students watch, Youtube: How Plants and Animals Depend on Each Other.

  2. Students will then read about the Aquarium Interdependence and watch the opening scene from”Finding Nemo.” Students will need to pay attention to how the clownfish are depending on the coral and how the larger fish are depending on the clownfish.

Aquarium Interdependence Reading:

Opening Scene from “Finding Nemo”

3. Students will complete the Animal Interdependence activity sheet. Turn in activity.

How Plants & Animals Depend on Each Other Video

How Plants and Animals Depend On Each Other

Finding Nemo Opening Scene Video

Finding Nemo opening

Social Studies

I can describe ways that families meet basic human needs.

  1. Have students watch, YouTube: Cartoon for Kids, Needs and Wants.

  1. Students will read “What Do I Need?” on GetEpic. Make sure to log into your student account.

After reading the story, have students think about how basic needs are met. Ex. going to the grocery store, having a job to earn money to buy needs.

Students will complete the Meeting Your Basic Needs activity sheet using the picture cards. Turn in activity.



Cartoon for Kids: Needs & Wants Video

Cartoon for Kids‼️ Needs and Wants. Science for Children

Great Websites To Use

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