First Grade Teacher
First Grade General Education
Welcome to First Grade
2nd Quarter ELA Essential Questions:
WRITING FOCUS: Informational Writings
SS UNIT: Citizenship Unit and Change Over Time Unit
Wonders Unit 2 Essential Questions:
Week of 10/23/23
Unit 2 Week 3 Story → At a Pond
Where do animals live together?
What are possessive nouns?
Reading Skills: Main Idea and Key Details
Spelling Pattern: nd, sk, nk word families
Week of 10/30/23
Unit 2 Week 4 Story → Nell’s Books
How do people help out in a community?
What are the elements of fiction, especially fantasies?
What are nouns, esp. common and proper nouns?
What are syllables?
Reading Skills: Visualize, Key Details, Plot
Spelling Pattern: th, sh, ng word families
Week of 11/6/23
Unit 2 Week 5 Story → Follow the Map
How can you find your way around?
What are plural nouns? How should you add -s or -es to a word to make it plural?
Reading Skills: Ask & Answer Questions, Character, Setting, Problem and Solution
Spelling Pattern: ch, tch, wh, ph word families
Wonders Unit 3 Essential Questions:
Week of 11/13/23
Unit 3 Week 1 Story → On My Way to School
How do we measure time?
How do I use commas in a series?
How do I use past and present tense verbs?
Reading Skills: Fantasy, Onomatopoeias, Character/Setting/Plot
Spelling Pattern: Long a: a, a_e
Week of 11/20/23
Unit 3 Week 2 Story → The Big Yuca Plant
How do plants change as they grow?
How should I use present and past tense verbs?
How do I distinguish between singular and plural nouns?
Reading Skills: Fantasy, Make and Confirm Predictions, Plot and Sequence
Spelling Pattern: Long i: i_e
Week of 12/4/23
Unit 3 Week 3 Story → The Gingerbread Man
What is a folktale?
What is a verb? What is subject-verb agreement?
What is past tense? What is future tense?
How can I use commas correctly?
Reading Skills: Plot, Cause/Effect, Dictionary Skills
Spelling Pattern: Soft c and g
Week of 1/8/23
Unit 3 Week 4 Story → Long Ago and Now
How is life different than it was long ago?
How can I use commas in dates?
When should I use is? are?
Reading Skills: Compare and Contrast within Text; Fact or Opinion; Nonfiction
Spelling Pattern: Long o: o_e; Long u: u_e; Long e: e_e
My Class List:
There is a newsletter and homework pack sent in the YELLOW Folder every week.
Reading each night
Math counting and 1-120
Journal Written Expression
WEDNESDAY: MUSIC 1ST/ART 2ND
THURSDAY:PE (TENNIS SHOES)
FRIDAY:PE (TENNIS SHOES)