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Reading/Language Arts

 

Poem of the week :I'm A Little Fish


1st grade reading series : Unit 1week2

*Phoneme isolation of short/a/ sound

*Discuss vowels vs. consonants

Word family: -review previous taught

ou /ow/ sound (out, shout, etc.)REVIEW   BLENDS: sl, tr, bl, th

*Retelling events in order

*blending with short vowel sounds

*Word sorting with it, in, is and other previous taught word families

*Practicing listening comprehension skills

*Discuss pronouns are words that can take place of naming words

*Distinguish between fact and fantasy

* Identify rhyme pattern of a story

*Discuss informational text

*Discuss words that compare

*Access prior knowledge through picture walks

*Identify sequence words

Oral Grammar: discuss sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a punctuation.

*Identify setting of a story as well as the story structure (beg,middle,end)

*Discuss genre: nonfiction & fiction

*Story/picture predictions

*Vocabulary

*Recalling events/details in sequential order

*Discuss fables

*Concepts of Print (. ? ! " "  and their functions)

*Discuss title and author, title page, reading left to right, etc.

*Character, plot, setting, Main Idea

* Letter Recognition/Phonemic Awareness:

*High frequency words: REVIEW ALL PREVIOUS TAUGHT WORDS

REVIEW: I, can, we, the, like, a, for, see, go, have, to, is, my, play, are, this, do, you, and, what, little, said, here, was, he , she, has, look, my, what

* Letter of the week:  REVIEW VOWELS VS. CONSONANTS

*Word family-REVIEW PREVIOUS TAUGHT

REVIEW: it, in (sit, lit, bit, sin, bin, tin, etc.), an, am, it, op ut  -ug

Blends/Digraphs: fr (freezing, frank, frog) tr (tree, trunk, trick, etc.)  sl (slap, slip, etc)

Continue review with -th (THursday, THis,etc.) -ch (change, chick, etc.) and  -sh (as in SHirt,SHock, etc)  br (branch, brick, etc.)

We will be learning:

This week we will be learning:

CONTINUE:

*****CHOOSING A MAIN IDEA TO WRITE ABOUT (WHICH IS CALLED OUR FOCUS STATEMENT) AND SUPPORTING DETAILS TO SUPPORT OUR FOCUS STATEMENT.

* Writing in sequential order using the words first, next, then, last 

*Writing in letter form (with Dear, From, )

*Writing clues to help solve riddles

*Writing using adjectives to help your nouns come alive

*Zooming in on  one event

*Adding more details to your stories

*Using sight words that you already know  in your writing

*Using adjectives in your writing

*Using finger spelling to tap out words

*Spacing words apart by using 2 fingers

*Discuss the difference between the words I , and a vs. the letters i and a

*Discuss/Model writing 3 parts of a story (beginning=first middle=next ending=last)

*Writing for others to read-Using purposeful endings

*Capitalizing the word "I"

* Making writing readable-looking at pictures in a book to figure out the text you do not know

*Using sight words from the word wall in your writing

*Adding "Feelings" to our writing

*Steps to writing (brainstorming ideas, sketching a picture, labeling)

* Using details in your sketch to emphasize your story

* Using the word wall and ABC card to help label your story.

*Adding sentences to our journals

*How to edit our journal entries

*Punctuation

*Using two fingers to space apart our words

* Choosing a piece to edit, and having an author celebration to share our piece of work.

* Choosing a focus statement, and three main ideas to help support the focus statement.