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Weekly Topics/Lesson Plans


 
Week: December 18-21, 2017


Reading

Mrs. Neely will be teaching this subject. Please refer to her for weekly lessons.

Story of the Week: "None"
 
Math

Mrs. Neely will be teaching this subject. Please refer to her for weekly lessons.


Spelling

 Checkout this cool website.  It is a fun way to
practice and learn the spelling list each week. Use the link below to find the current week's story list.
 
 
 
Weekly Lesson Target(s)

 
We will have the pre-test on Wednesday. Any words missed by students on Wednesday will be retested on 
Friday's Final Test. 

Spelling List

 Unit 15:



 

  
Language

Weekly Lesson Target(s)

*

Test every Friday.  5 questions and a writing section (worth 15 points).

We are learning about writing sentences.  Every sentence must start with a capital letter, end with punctuation, make a complete thought, and have all the words in order.  There is also a weekly grammar quiz each Friday.  
   
We are constantly working on writing sentences that begin with a capital letter, end with punctuation, and contain a complete thought.  This will be something we will do all year long.  Please remind your student that it is important to begin and end a sentence correctly. 


Grammar

Weekly Lesson Target(s)

* Verbs:  is & are 

Short Quiz every Friday. 2 questions (worth 2 points). 

 
Writing
 
One goal for writing is to restate the question to answer it. 
For example: 
What is your favorite day of the week?  My favorite day of the week is Sunday.
We practice this skill every day with a daily journal question. 

Another important goal for writing in the 1st grade for the student to be able to write a paragraph containing 4-5 sentences that stay focused on the topic.  
For example:
Student is asked to write about their favorite animal.  The student would write about only one animal and give many details about that one animal and not mention other animals.       
 
 
Encourage your child to write as neatly as possible.  It is important that the writing is legible.  As I
 
remind the students often, their handwriting must be legible to become a superstar 2nd grader (which 
 
is the goal for every 1st grader).  Please remind them to take their time and write neatly!! 

Penmanship Grading 
(not an "official" grade)

Q=Quality Work
Q4= 2nd Grade Level
Q3=1st Grade Level
Q2= Below 1st Grade Level (needs work)
Q1=Needs a lot more practice!!!

Your student will copy a weekly poem to practice their penmanship skills. I am already seeing progress.
GO 1ST GRADERS!!!
 
  

Social Studies

We use a "Weekly Reader/Scholastic News" to learn about various Social Studies and Science topics



Science
 
"Weekly Reader/Scholastic News" and "Ag in the Classroom"


Character Counts

Six Pillars of Character
Trustworthiness
Respect
Responsibility
Fairness
Caring
Citizenship

Character is the person you are when no one is watching....Do you have good character or not so good character????


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