First Grade Weekly Updates

January 4-8

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.


Lesson 14 - Anchor Text
Lesson 14 - Paired Selection
Draw Conclusions/ Making Predictions


Lessons 26-29

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 26 -

Lesson 27 -

Lesson 28 -

Lesson 29 -

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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 traditions of families around the world?

Let's Celebrate - Read Aloud #diversity #festivals #holidaysacrosscultures #crossculturalcelebration


custom- something that a person usually does a certain way.

celebrations- to do something special or enjoyable for an important event, occasion, or holiday

holidays- a day of festivity or recreation where no work is done.

ceremony-a special and important event.

festival- a special time.

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