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First Grade

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. - St. Teresa of Calcutta

Week of 10/23 – 10/27


  • God is our Heavenly father
  • Our earthly fathers and father figures represent God and help us be holy
  • Be thankful for all that we have
  • Count our blessings daily


  • Review and practice spelling words: like, ride, smile, time, white dime, hide, ice, kite, bike
  • Review and practice sight words: people, live, who, work
  • Introduce special titles: Mrs., Mr., Dr., etc.
  • Complete second writing assignment with the genre:  Literary Nonfiction
  • Introduce writing to explain – Explain what a police officer does for a living, a teacher? doctor? Etc.
  • Building fluency
  • Morning reading: continue with the Mercy Watson series
  • Spelling and reading words with the long /i/ sound
  • Blending words with the consonant digraph /ch/
  • Ongoing vocabulary and handwriting practice


  • Keyboarding
  • Typing practice of the letters: O, B, and A
  • Weekly use of IXL and iStation


  • How to write your own math problems
  • Reading about math
  • Counting on (start from 25 and count on… 26, 27, 28, 29…)
  • Adding doubles


  • Continue Unit 4: Using Scientific Tools
  • Testing scientific tools: rulers, scales, thermometer

Social Studies:

  • History: Important dates in history
  • Timelines and their importance
  • Traditions: what are some of your family traditions? Why are they important?

Social Studies:

  • Studying time: past, present, and future

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