Monday, October 15, 2018

Carving Pumpkins & Jog-a-Thon















Week 6 - October 15-18


Week 6

Needs: Brown Paper Grocery Bags & Paper Plates

Riggs: Continuing to learn multiletter phonograms, daily spelling words! Please remember to go over your child’s spelling words with them every night. They are tested every morning on their words. You can make it fun! Write in shaving cream, pudding, bathroom markers, dry erase markers on the window, etc. You can find their words in their Riggs notebook and planner.

Monday: won, one, once, alone, only

Tuesday: none, any, many, if, been

Wednesday: some, sum, next, them, other

Thursday: lady, well sell, bell, jell

Math:  Continuing discussing days of the week, left/right, identifying numbers on a number chart, counting backwards and forwards, skip counting, identifying equal parts, recognizing
patterns, & writing digital time and clockface time.

Reading: I’m All Wrapped Up: Meet a Mummy by Shannon Knudsen
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

IEW/Writing: Students will continue participating in choral reading of source texts, recognize nouns, and have fun with action words (verbs), write key word outlines. Writing about reading on Writing Wednesday!

Core Knowledge: Ancient Egypt
Students will be able to identify and describe important pharaohs: Tutankhamen, Hatshepsut.

Students will be able to explain Ancient Egyptian religion: pyramids, mummies, animal gods, and the sphinx.

Students will be able to locate and describe the geography of Africa: The Sahara and the flooding of the Nile.

Students will understand the development of writing through hieroglyphics and its impact on civilization.

Week 5 - October 8-11



Week 5

Riggs: Continuing to learn multiletter phonograms, daily spelling words! Please remember to go over your child’s spelling words with them every night. They are tested every morning on their words. You can make it fun! Write in shaving cream, pudding, bathroom markers, dry erase markers on the window, etc. You can find their words in their Riggs notebook and planner.

Math:  Continuing discussing days of the week, left/right, identifying numbers on a number chart, counting backwards, counting forwards, recognizing patterns, & writing digital time and
clockface time.

Reading: Nightsong by Ari Berk and Loren Long
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

IEW/Writing: Students will continue participating in choral reading of source texts, recognize nouns, and have fun with action words (verbs), write key word outlines. Writing about reading on Writing Wednesday!

Core Knowledge: Ancient Egypt
Students will be able to identify and describe important pharaohs: Tutankhamen, Hatshepsut.

Students will be able to explain Ancient Egyptian religion: pyramids, mummies, animal gods, and the sphinx.

Students will be able to locate and describe the geography of Africa: The Sahara and the flooding of the Nile.

Students will understand the development of writing through hieroglyphics and its impact on civilization.

Week 4


Week 4
Riggs: Continuing to learn multiletter phonograms, daily spelling words!

Math:  Continuing discussing days of the week, left/right, identifying numbers on a number chart, counting backwards, counting forwards, recognizing patterns, & writing digital time

Reading: Piggie Pie by Margie Palatini
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

IEW/Writing: Students will continue participating in choral reading of source texts, recognize nouns, and have fun with action words (verbs), write key word outlines. Writing about reading on Writing Wednesday!

Core Knowledge: Mesopotamia
Students will be able to describe the importance of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.

Students will be able to explain why laws and rules are important.

Week 3


Week 3

Riggs: Continuing to begin multiletter phonograms, starting spelling words!

Math:  Continuing discussing days of the week, left/right, identifying numbers on a number chart, counting backwards, counting forwards, recognizing patterns, & writing digital time

Reading: The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Recognize the distinguishing features of a sentence (e.g., first word, capitalization, ending punctuation).
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.

IEW/Writing: Students will continue participating in choral reading of source texts, recognize nouns, and have fun with action words (verbs)

Core Knowledge: Mesopotamia
Students will be able to describe the importance of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers.

Students will be able to explain why laws and rules are important.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Week 2 - September 17-20, 2018

Week 2

Riggs: Continuing to review single letter phonograms, Introducing multiletter phonograms

Math:  Continuing discussing days of the week, left/right, identifying numbers on a number 
chart, counting backwards, recognizing patterns, & writing digital time

Reading: Herman the Helper by Robert Kraus
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.

Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.

Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.

IEW/Writing: Students will participate in choral reading of source texts, recognize nouns, and 
have fun with action words (verbs)

Core Knowledge: Geography Unit
Students will identify and name the seven continents and the Oceans.

Students will locate Canada, the United States, Mexico, and Central America.

Students will locate the Equator, and the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.


Students will identify land-forms.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Week 1: September 10-13, 2018

Riggs: Review letter strokes & single letter phonograms

Math: Discussing Days of the week, Left/Right, Identifying numbers on a number chart, & more than/less than

Reading: David Goes to School by David Shannon
ELA-Literacy.RL.1.1 - Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
ELA-Literacy.RL.1.3 - Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
ELA-Literacy.RL.1.7 - Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
ELA-Literacy.RI.1.3 - Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
ELA-Literacy.RI.1.6 - Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
ELA-Literacy.RI.1.7 - Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

IEW/Writing: Introducing Key Word Outlines

Core Knowledge: Geography Unit
Students will name and locate their continent, country, state, city, and community.
Students will use map keys and symbols.
Students will understand and explain directions on a map: north, south, east, west