Weekly Focus

This week (6-4-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.

Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

Writing:

Write narratives in which students recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

Solve word problems that call for addition of three whole numbers whose sum is less than or equal to 20, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten; decomposing a number leading to a ten; using the relationship between addition and subtraction; and creating equivalent but easier or known sums.

Science:

Make observations (first hand or from media) to construct an evidence-based account for how plants use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Social Studies:
Demonstrate chronological thinking by distinguishing among past, present, and future using family or school events.
Use a calendar to distinguish among days, weeks, and months.
Use historical records and artifacts (e.g., photos, diaries, oral histories, and videos) to draw possible conclusions about family or school life in the past. Compare life today with life in the past using the criteria of family, school, jobs, or communication.
 Identify the events or people celebrated during United States national holidays and why we celebrate them (e.g., Independence Day, Constitution Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Presidents’ Day).

 

This week (5-28-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

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

Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.

Writing:

Write narratives in which students recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problem involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten; decomposing a number leading to a ten; using the relationship between addition and subtraction; and creating equivalent but easier or known sums.

Science:

Make observations (first hand or from media) to construct an evidence-based account for how plants use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Social Studies:
Standards:1 – H2.0.1 Demonstrate chronological thinking by distinguishing among past, present, and future using family or school events. 1 – H2.0.2 Use a calendar to distinguish among days, weeks, and months.1 – H2.0.5 Use historical records and artifacts (e.g., photos, diaries, oral histories, and videos) to draw possible conclusions about family or school life in the past. 1 – H2.0.6 Compare life today with life in the past using the criteria of family, school, jobs, or communication. 1 – H2.0.7 Identify the events or people celebrated during United States national holidays and why we celebrate them (e.g., Independence Day, Constitution Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Presidents’ Day).

 

This week (5-21-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Ask and answer questions about key details in the text.

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

Writing:

Write narratives in which students recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

Given a two-digit number, mentally find 10 more or 10 less than the number, without having to count; explain the reasoning used.

Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number, and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to the written method and explain the reasoning used. Understand that in adding two-digit numbers, one adds tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose a ten.

Science:

Make observations (first hand or from media) to construct an evidence-based account for how plants use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Social Studies:
Identify the events or people celebrated during United States national holidays and why we celebrate them (e.g., Independence Day, Constitution Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; Presidents’ Day).

 

This week (5-14-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

Writing:

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.

Math:

Given a two-digit number, mentally find 10 more or 10 less than the number, without having to count; explain the reasoning used.

Science:

Make observations (first hand or from media) to construct an evidence-based account for how plants use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Social Studies:
Use historical records and artifacts (e.g., photos, diaries, oral histories, and videos) to draw possible conclusions about family or school life in the past. 1 –
Compare life today with life in the past using the criteria of family, school, jobs, or communication.

 

This week (5-7-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

Describe the connection between two individuals, events, or pieces of information in a text.

Writing:

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.

Math:

Add within 100, including adding a two-digit number and a one-digit number, and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to the written method and explain the reasoning used. Understand that in adding two-digit numbers, one adds tens and tens, ones and ones; and sometimes it is necessary to compose a ten.

Science:

Make observations (first hand or from media) to construct an evidence-based account for how plants use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Social Studies:
Use a calendar to distinguish among days, weeks, and months.
Compare life today with life in the past using the criteria of family, school, jobs, or communication.

 

This week (4-30-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

Writing:

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.

Math:

Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.

Subtract multiples of 10 in the range 10-90 from multiples of 10 in the range 10-90 (positive or zero difference), using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

Science:

Make observations (first hand or from media) to construct an evidence-based account for how plants use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Social Studies:
Demonstrate chronological thinking by distinguishing among past, present, and future using family or school events.
This week (4-23-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

Describe the connection between two individuals, events, or pieces of information in a text.

Writing:

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.

Math:

Understand that the two digits of a two digit number represent amounts of tens and ones.

Science:

Make observations (firsthand or from media) to construct an evidence-based account for how plants use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Social Studies:
Demonstrate chronological thinking by distinguishing among past, present, and future using family or school events.
Use a calendar to distinguish among days, weeks, and months.

 

This week (4-16-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

Writing:

Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

Add within 100, including a two-digit number and a one-digit number, and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

Science:

Make observations (firsthand or from media) to construct an evidence-based account for how plants use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Social Studies:
Unit Assessment

 

This week (4-9-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Describe the connection between two individuals, events, or pieces of information in a text.

Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

Writing:

Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

Partition circles and rectangles into two and four equal shares, describe the shares using the words halves, fourths, and quarters, and use the phrases half of, fourth of, and quarter of. Describe the whole as two of, or four of the shares. Understand for these examples that decomposing into more equal shares creates smaller shares.

Science:

Make observations (firsthand or from media) to construct an evidence-based account for how plants use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Social Studies:
Construct simple maps to demonstrate aerial perspective

 

This week (3-26-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

Writing:

Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

Add within 100, including a two-digit number and a one-digit number, and adding a two-digit number and a multiple of 10, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.

Science:

Make observations (firsthand or from media) to construct an evidence-based account for how plants use their external parts to help them survive, grow, and meet their needs.

Social Studies:
Distinguish between physical (e.g., clouds, trees, weather) and human (e.g., buildings, playgrounds, sidewalks) characteristics of places.

 

This week (3-19-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Describe the connection between two individuals, events, or pieces of information in a text.

Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

Writing:

Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

Compose two-dimensional shapes (rectangles, squares, trapezoids, triangles, half-circles, and quarter-circles) or three-dimensional shapes (cubes, right rectangular prisms, right circular cones, and right circular cylinders) to create a composite shape, and compose new shapes from the composite shape.

Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 – 4 + 13 – 3 – 1 = 10-1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 – 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums.

Science:

Make observations (firsthand or from media) to construct an evidence-based account for natural phenomena.

Social Studies:
Use personal directions (left, right, front, back) to describe the relative location of signi cant places in the school environment.
Distinguish between physical (e.g., clouds, trees, weather) and human (e.g., buildings, playgrounds, sidewalks) characteristics of places.

 

This week (3-12-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

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

Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

Writing:

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.

Math:

Compose two-dimensional shapes (rectangles, squares, trapezoids, triangles, half-circles, and quarter-circles) or three-dimensional shapes (cubes, right rectangular prisms, right circular cones, and right circular cylinders) to create a composite shape, and compose new shapes from the composite shape.

Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 – 4 + 13 – 3 – 1 = 10-1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 – 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums.

Science:

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that objects in darkness can be seen only when illuminated.

Social Studies:

Give examples of places that have absolute locations (e.g., home address, school address).

Distinguish between physical (e.g., clouds, trees, weather) and human (e.g., buildings, playgrounds, sidewalks) characteristics of places.

 

This week (3-5-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

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

Writing:

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.

Math:

Distinguishing between defining attributes (e.g., triangles are closed and three-sided) versus non-defining attributes (e.g., color, orientation, overall size); build and draw shapes to possess defining attributes.

Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 – 4 + 13 – 3 – 1 = 10-1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 – 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums.

Science:

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that objects in darkness can be seen only when illuminated.

Social Studies:

Use personal directions (left, right, front, back) to describe the relative location of significant places in the school environment.

Distinguish between landmasses and bodies of water using maps and globes.

 

This week (2-26-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.

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

Writing:

Write narratives in which students recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

Understand subtraction as an unknown-addend problem.

Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract.

Science:

Make observations to construct an evidence-based account that objects in darkness can be seen only when illuminated.

Social Studies:

Construct simple maps of the classroom to demonstrate aerial perspective

Give examples of places that have absolute locations (e.g., home address, school address).

 

This week (2-12-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

Writing:

Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

Understand the meaning of the equal sign, and determine if equations involving addition and subtraction are true or false. For example, which of the following equations are true and which are false? 6 = 6, 7 = 8 – 1, 5 + 2 = 2 + 5, 4 + 1 = 5 + 2.

Determine the unknown whole number in an addition or subtraction equation relating three whole number.

Science:

Plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.

Social Studies:

Construct simple maps of the classroom to demonstrate aerial perspective

 

This week (2-5-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

Describe the connection between two individuals, events, or pieces of information in a text.

Writing:

Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract.

Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 = 6 + 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a the (e.g., 13 – 4 = 13 – 3 – 1 = 10 – 1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows that 12 – 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums (e.g., adding 6 + 7 by creating the known equivalent 6 + 6 = 1 = 12 = 1 = 13)

Science:

Plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.

Social Studies:

Distinguish between producers and consumers of goods and services.

Using examples, explain why people cannot have everything they want (scarcity) and describe how people respond (choice).

Describe ways in which families consume goods and services.

Describe reasons why people voluntarily trade.

Describe ways in which people earn money (e.g., providing goods and services to others, jobs).

 

This week (1-29-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Ask and answer questions about key details in the text.

Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

Writing:

Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

Determine the unknown whole number in an addition or subtraction equation relating three whole numbers. For example, determine the unknown number that makes the equation true in each of the equations 8 + ? = 11, 5 = � – 3, 6 + 6 = �. .NBT.2 Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones.

Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <.

Science:

Plan and conduct an investigation to determine the effect of placing objects made with different materials in the path of a beam of light.

 

Social Studies:

Distinguish between producers and consumers of goods and services.

Using examples, explain why people cannot have everything they want (scarcity) and describe how people respond (choice).

 

This week (1-22-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.

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

Writing:

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.

Math:

Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 – 4 = 13 – 3 – 1 = 10 – 1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 – 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums (e.g., adding 6 + 7 by creating the known equivalent 6 + 6 + 1 = 12 + 1 = 13).

Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <.

Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones.

Science:

Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

Social Studies:

Distinguish between producers and consumers of goods and services.

Describe ways in which families consume goods and services.

 

This week (1-15-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

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

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

Writing:

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.

Math:

Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

Determine the unknown whole number in an addition or subtraction equation relating three whole numbers. For example, determine the unknown number that makes the equation true in each of the equations 8 + ? = 11, 5 = � – 3, 6 + 6 = �.

Science:

Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

Social Studies:

Describe reasons why people voluntarily trade.

Describe ways in which people earn money (e.g., providing goods and services to others, jobs).

 

This week (1-8-18) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

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

Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.

Writing:

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.

Math:

Understand that the two digits of a two-digit number represent amounts of tens and ones.

Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <.

Science:

Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

Social Studies:

Distinguish between producers and consumers of goods and services.

Using examples, explain why people cannot have everything they want (scarcity) and describe how people respond (choice)

 

This week (12-18-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in stories.

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

Writing:

Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

1.NBT.1 Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.

1.OA.6 Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 – 4 = 13 – 3 – 1 = 10 – 1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 – 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums (e.g., adding 6 + 7 by creating the known equivalent 6 + 6 + 1 = 12 + 1 = 13).

1.MD.2 Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps. Limit to contexts where the object being measured is spanned by a whole number of length units with no gaps or overlaps.

Science:

Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

Social Studies:

Distinguish between producers and consumers of goods and services.  Describe ways in which families consume goods and services.

 

This week (12-11-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

RL 1.4 – Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

RL 1.7 –Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

Writing:

Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

1.NBT.1 Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.

1.OA.6 Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 – 4 = 13 – 3 – 1 = 10 – 1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 – 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums (e.g., adding 6 + 7 by creating the known equivalent 6 + 6 + 1 = 12 + 1 = 13).

1.MD.2 Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps. Limit to contexts where the object being measured is spanned by a whole number of length units with no gaps or overlaps.

Science:

PS4-1 Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

Social Studies:

E1.0.1 Distinguish between producers and consumers of goods and services.

E1.0.2 Describe ways in which families consume goods and services.

 

This week (12-4-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

RL 1.2 –Retell stories including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

RL 1.3 – Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

Writing:

Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

1.NBT.1 Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.

1.OA.6 Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 – 4 = 13 – 3 – 1 = 10 – 1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 – 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums (e.g., adding 6 + 7 by creating the known equivalent 6 + 6 + 1 = 12 + 1 = 13).

1.MD.2 Express the length of an object as a whole number of length units, by laying multiple copies of a shorter object (the length unit) end to end; understand that the length measurement of an object is the number of same-size length units that span it with no gaps or overlaps. Limit to contexts where the object being measured is spanned by a whole number of length units with no gaps or overlaps.

Science:

Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

Social Studies:

Describe economic wants they have experienced.

 

This week (11-13-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

RI 1.5 –Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

RI 1.7 –Students use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.

Writing:

CCSS:W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which students name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

1.OA.6 Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten (e.g., 8 + 6 = 8 + 2 + 4 = 10 + 4 = 14); decomposing a number leading to a ten (e.g., 13 – 4 = 13 – 3 – 1 = 10 – 1 = 9); using the relationship between addition and subtraction (e.g., knowing that 8 + 4 = 12, one knows 12 – 8 = 4); and creating equivalent but easier or known sums (e.g., adding 6 + 7 by creating the known equivalent 6 + 6 + 1 = 12 + 1 = 13).

Science:

S.IP.01.13 Plan and conduct simple investigations

ESS1-2 Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

Social Studies:

G4.0.1: Use components of culture (e.g., foods, language, religion, traditions) to describe diversity in family life.

 

This week (11-6-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

.RI 1.1 –Ask and answer questions about key details in the text.

RI 1.2 –Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

Writing:

CCSS:W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which students name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

1.MD.3 Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.

1.OA.1 Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.2

Science:

S.IP.01.13 Plan and conduct simple investigations

ESS1-2 Make observations at different times of year to relate the amount of daylight to the time of year.

Social Studies:

E1 Market Economy -Use fundamental principles and concepts of economics to understand economic activity in a market economy.

E1.0.1 Describe economic wants they have experienced

 

This week (10-30-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

RI 1.6 – Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.

RI.1.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.

Writing:

CCSS:W.1.1 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.

Math:

1.MD.3 Tell and write time in hours and half-hours using analog and digital clocks.

1.NBT.1 Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.

Science:

S.IP.01.13 Plan and conduct simple investigations.

E.ES.01.32 Observe and collect data of weather conditions over a period of time.

Social Studies:

H2.0.1: Demonstrate chronological thinking by distinguishing among past, present, and future and family or school events.

 

This week (10-23-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

CCSS:RI 1.1 –Ask and answer questions about key details in the text, RI 1.2 –Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

RI 1.4 – Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.

Writing:

CCSS:W.1.1 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.

Math:

1.OA.A.1: Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all, positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

1.OA.C.6: Add and subtract within 20, demonstrating fluency for addition and subtraction within 10. Use strategies such as counting on; making ten; decomposing a number leading to a ten; using the relationship between addition and subtraction; and creating equivalent but easier or known sums.

Science:

S.IP.01.13 Plan and conduct simple investigations.

E.ES.01.31 Identify the tools that might be used to measure temperature, precipitation, cloud cover, and wind.

E.ES.01.32 Observe and collect data of weather conditions over a period of time.

Social Studies:

H2.0.1: Demonstrate chronological thinking by distinguishing among past, present, and future and family or school events.

 

This week (10-16-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

RL 1.4 – Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

RL 1.3 – Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

Writing:

CCSS:Write narratives in which students recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

CCSS:1.OA.A.1: Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all , positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

1.OA.C.5: Relate counting to addition and subtraction (e.g., by counting on 2 to add 2).

Science:

S.IP.01.13 Plan and conduct simple investigations.

E.ES.01.31 Identify the tools that might be used to measure temperature, precipitation, cloud cover, and wind.

E.ES.01.32 Observe and collect data of weather conditions over a period of time.

Social Studies:

1 – C1.0.2 Give examples of the use of power with authority in school (e.g., principal, teacher or bus driver enforcing school rules).

1-C1.0.1: Identify some reasons for rules in school (e.g., provide order, predictability, and safety).

1-C2.0.1: Explain how decision can be made or how conflicts might be resolved in fair and just ways (e.g., majority rules).

1- C5.0.2: Identify situations in which people act as good citizens in the school community (e.g., thoughtful and effective participation in the school decisions, respect for the rights of others, respect for rule of law, voting, volunteering, compassion, courage, honesty).

C5.0.1 Describe some responsibilities people have at home and at school (e.g., taking care of oneself, respect for the rights of thers, following rules, getting along with others).

 

This week (10-9-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

RL 1.7 –Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

RL.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

Writing:

CCSS:Write narratives in which students recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

CCSS:1.NBT.A.1: Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral. (This unit focuses on numbers to 20).

1.OA.A.1: Use addition and subtraction within 20 to solve word problems involving situations of adding to, taking from, putting together, taking apart, and comparing, with unknowns in all , positions, e.g., by using objects, drawings, and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem.

Science:

S.IP.01.13 Plan and conduct simple investigations.

S.IP.01.14 Manipulate simple tools (for example: hand lens, pencils, rulers, thermometers, rain gauges, balances, non-standard objects for measurement) that aid observation and data collection.

Social Studies:

C5.0.1 Describe some responsibilities people have at home and at school (e.g., taking care of oneself, respect for the rights of thers, following rules, getting along with others).

 

This week (10-2-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

CCSS: RL.1.3 – Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

RL 1.4 – Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

Writing:

CCSS:Write narratives in which students recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

1.NBT.B.3: Compare two two-digit numbers based on meaning of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <.

1.OA.C.5: Relate counting to addition and subtraction (e.g., by counting on 2 to add 2).

Science:

S.IP.01.13 Plan and conduct simple investigations.

S.IP.01.14 Manipulate simple tools (for example: hand lens, pencils, rulers, thermometers, rain gauges, balances, non-standard objects for measurement) that aid observation and data collection.

Social Studies:

1- C5.0.2: Identify situations in which people act as good citizens in the school community (e.g., thoughtful and effective participation in the school decisions, respect for the rights of others, respect for rule of law, voting, volunteering, compassion, courage, honesty).

1 – C1.0.2: Give examples of the use of power with authority in school (e.g., principal, teacher or bus driver enforcing school rules).

 

This week (9-25-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

RL 1.4 – Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.

RL 1.7 –Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

Writing:

CCSS:Write narratives in which students recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Math:

CCSS: GLCE: 11.2.3.1 1.MD.4 Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories; ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category, and how many more or less are in one category than in another.

CCSS – GLCE: 11.3.1.1 1.NBT.1 Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.

 

Science:

S.IP.01.13 Plan and conduct simple investigations.

S.IP.01.14 Manipulate simple tools (for example: hand lens, pencils, rulers, thermometers, rain gauges, balances, non-standard objects for measurement) that aid observation and data collection.

Social Studies:

1–C1.0.2 Give examples of the use of power with authority in school (e.g., principal, teacher or bus driver enforcing school rules).

1-C1.0.1: Identify some reasons for rules in school (e.g., provide order, predictability, and safety).

1-C2.0.1: Explain how decision can be made or how conflicts might be resolved in fair and just ways (e.g., majority rules).

1-C5.0.2: Identify situations in which people act as good citizens in the school community (e.g., thoughtful and effective participation in the school decisions, respect for the rights of others, respect for rule of law, voting, volunteering, compassion, courage, honesty).

 

This week (9-18-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

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

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

Writing:

We will continue practicing routines and expectations for Writer’s Workshop. Narrative writing is our focus.

Math:

Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories; ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category, and how many more or less are in one category than in another.

Compare two two-digit numbers based on meanings of the tens and ones digits, recording the results of comparisons with the symbols >, =, and <.

Science:

We will begin to explore properties of air.

Social Studies:

Identify some reasons for rules in school (e.g., provide order, predictability, and safety).

Give examples of the use of power with authority in school (e.g., principal, teacher or bus driver enforcing school rules).

This week (9-11-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

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

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

Writing:

We will continue practicing routines and expectations for Writer’s Workshop.  Narrative writing will be our focus.

Math:

Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories; ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category, and how many more or less are in one category than in another.

Count to 120, starting at any number less than 120. In this range, read and write numerals and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.

Social Studies:

Identify some reasons for rules in school (e.g., provide order, predictability, and safety).

Give examples of the use of power with authority in school (e.g., principal, teacher or bus driver enforcing school rules).

 

This week (9-5-17) we will be focusing on:

Reading:

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

Writing:

We will begin learning routines and expectations for Writer’s Workshop.  Narrative writing will be our focus.

Math:

Organize, represent, and interpret data with up to three categories.

Ask and answer questions about the total number of data points, how many in each category, and how many more or less are in one category than in another.

Social Studies:

Identify some reasons for rules in school (e.g., provide
order, predictability, and safety).