Welcome to our First Grade page. Here you will find important upcoming information about our class. Please check the calendar below for the most up to date information. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at 815-726-5218.
Math News: We’ve started Topic 6: Represent and interpret data. We will organize data into three categories, collect and represent data, and interpret data.
-Please work on addition math facts, our Ice Cream Sundae party will be on January 11, 2019.
ELA News: We are in Unit 2 Module B. Our performance based assessment task is to write and informative/explanatory writing about global students. The enduring understandings for this module are as follows: Readers understand that illustrations and details in a text help them identify the main idea or central message. RL.1.7, RI1.7. Writers understand that experiences can be compared and contrasted W.1.2 Our essential questions are: How do readers use illustrations and details in literary and information texts? RL.1.7, RI.1.7 How do writers use what they read to share information about a topic? W.1.2
Anchor Text: Far from Home by Sue Pickford Supporting Text: Going to School
Phonics skills: inflectional endings -s, -ing decoding short e
The following high frequency words should be able to be read fluently: I, see, a, the, we, like, you, look, was, do, with, is, for, have, two, three, they, one, and, eats, her, take, here, he, like(s), to
Social Studies News: During December we will discuss Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Winter Solstice as well as citizenship as seen in our ELA time.
Science News: Students are learning about communication. Our investigations include, morse code, student made telephones, sound/animal correlations