CES First Grade
"Those words are most likely to reach to the hearts of the learners that come from the hearts of the teachers. Those shall teach thee best that utter words out of their heart, that speak by experience, and not by rote, of spiritual and divine things." Matthew Henry
Please check the "Useful Links" section at left to access resources for reading and math.
New Math SOL curriculum framework: HERE
teach your monster to read
Coin Sort Activity: HERE and HERE
Tuesday, April 25
Today is Day 159
Encore Rotation: Day 4 (Gym)
Try this activity: Flip counter to practice place value: HERE
or this one:
Counting Tens and Ones: Here
We have 21 days left in this school year.
21 more days in the 6th 6-Weeks.
What does good reading sound like?
Check out this article: The Music of Reading Aloud
J. Hill, First Grade 1C, Homework:
Week of April 24-April 28
ALWAYS CHECK HOMEWORK FOLDER EACH NIGHTJ
Please limit homework to 15 or 20 minutes each evening.
Lesson 28: Study high-frequency words, spelling list and read little book each evening. Word lists and reading of little books will be assessed on Thursday. Spelling test and comprehension test on little book on Friday.
We will not test on the selections in the Reading textbook for Unit 6. We will focus on the little book that your child is reading each week.
Math: Check folder each evening for Math worksheet.
This week: 2-digit numbers and continue reviewing
(4 +5 = 2 + 7; 2 + 3 = 4 + 1)
We are reviewing adding and subtracting 10 from two-digit numbers this week.
Still reviewing Fractions: 1/2, 1/4, and 1/8
Numbers to 120/ordering numbers from least to greatest and greatest to least
Review: Counting On to Add, Counting back to subtract, and Counting a group of pennies or a group of nickels or a group of dimes (like coins only, no mix), telling time to hour and half-hour
Review basic shapes (triangle, square, circle and rectangle); recognize and extend patterns
These skills need to be practiced and maintained throughout the school year:
(1)Counting by 2's to 50 and by 1's, 5's and 10's to 100.
(2)Counting back from 30 by 1’s
(3)Coins and their values.******
(4)Addition and subtraction to 20.
(5)Identifying random numbers to 110.
(6)Telling time to the hour and half-hour
PHOTO GALLERY updated 01/06/17.
More Adding Doubles
The Cat in the Hat activities from PBS
Activities at Seussville
Place Value: Hammer Numbers: HERE
Practice Math Skills HERE
Manipulative Tool Chest for Math: HERE
and at ABCya HERE
More Telling Time to the Hour: HERE
Word Family Sort: HERE
Spelling City--all first grade lists by lesson
Build a Word Short Vowel Review
Build a Word Double Consonants
CVC Pop short vowel practice
Practice Counting to 100: HERE
Spellling City short e words: HERE
Use this link for Spelling City, then choose unit (Lesson) to review:
First Grade Supply List is in Useful Links section.
How do children learn? Check this out.
Our Reading Text Online: HERE
Reading and spelling practice for all levels HERE
Also, for materials for our reading text, go to Useful Links.
Check out the Useful Links section for tools and materials
to support our work in school.
FunBrain games and activities
Check out our PHOTO GALLERY.
We are practicing Bucket Filling behaviors!
Check out the Photo Gallery for new pictures!
In the Useful Links section you will be able to access our reading text,
decodable stories and leveled readers for this week.
Online practice with word study, plurals. . .
Check out our Photo Gallery.
Practice with Graphs:
Bar Graph Sorter
Bugs in the System Graphing
Counting and Graphing Objects
Graph and Tally Lessons and Activities
Additional Links for Graphing
Addition and Subtraction Word Problems
Manipulatives to practice patterns
Cross the River Fractions Game
Turkey Terminator Fraction Game
Fractions Link 1 Equal Parts
Fractions Link 2 (1/2, 1/3, 1/4)
Shape Construction Activity
Counting to 100/Identifying Numbers
Base Ten Blocks to Practice Place Value
Sight Word Bingo
High-Frequency Word Practice Game
Online "Fridge Magnets" to practice spelling
Reading Tips for Parents of First Graders
Routine with repetition and slightly different activities will build confidence and allow for growth of skills.
Check out the Useful Links!
In the Reading section, you will find: leveled books, phonics readers, weekly selection from our Reading text, word lists and MORE.
Please email with any questions. Being prepared is the most important step in assuring a successful year from the first day to the last. Access materials and activities from the Useful Links section to make review and transition easier and stress-free.