First Grade Weekly Updates

January 11-15

Welcome to this week's edition of First Grade Weekly Explorations! Each week, we will share materials to supplement our lessons for the week. The newsletter includes videos and links for all subject areas: ELA, math, Science and Social Studies. As work is completed, make sure to sent pictures to your teacher, through Class Dojo or Schoology.


Journeys Lesson 15 - Anchor Text
Journeys Lesson 15 - Paired Selection

Compare and Contrast

Compare and Contrast | Reading Strategies | EasyTeaching


Lessons 28-29

Students who are unable to join the teacher's live meetings should view the following before working on the assigned pages in their module books:

Lesson 28 -

Lesson 29 -

The Counting by Fives Song | Counting Songs | Scratch Garden

Think Tank Problems

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Inquiry - Where We Are in Place and Time

Central Idea: Life adapts and changes over time as a result of advances in our world.

Lines of Inquiry:

  • Family’s roles, responsibilities, and traditions are impacted by their culture.
  • Living things form unique groups.
  • Technology changes with us based on our needs.

Essential Question: What are families like from around the world?


diverse - come from different countries or have different backgrounds and experiences.

culture - the way a group of people live.

storytelling - sharing stories with a group.

oral - spoken or sun aloud.

folk tales - an oral story that includes myths, legends, tall tales, fairy tales, and fables.

immigrant - a person who goes to a new country to live.

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