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Diane Ambroselli

Second Trimester Curriculum Topics

First Grade 2017-2018

 

Super Kids:

Unit 3:

Phonemic Awareness and Phonics or Structural Analysis

  • /ng/,/le/

Spelling

  • Encoding: Words with ng and le
  • Memory Words

Comprehension

  • Strategy: Generate questions
  • Skills:
  1. Plot: Problems and solution
  2. Recognize patters in text
  3. Sequence events

Vocabulary and Grammar

  • Onomatopoeia
  • Categorizing words
  • Sequence words
  • Alphabetizing
  • Syllabication
  • Rhyming words

Fluency

  • Read with natural phrasing
  • Read rhythmically

Writing

  • Writing complete sentences
  • Shared story
  • Sequences about connected events
  • Pattern poem

Unit 4:

Phonemic Awareness and Phonics or Structural Analysis

  • /er/, /ed/, /d/, /t/

Spelling

  • Encoding: Words with er and ed
  • Memory Words

Comprehension

  • Strategy: Summarize
  • Skills:
  1. Compare and contrast texts
  2. Recognize patterns in text

Vocabulary and Grammar

  • Nouns and verbs
  • Meaning of –ed ending
  • Prefix un-

Fluency

  • Read at an appropriate rate
  • Read rhythmically

Writing

  • Sentences about problem and solution
  • Sensory poem
  • Sentences about favorite activities

Unit 5:

Phonemic Awareness and Phonics or Structural Analysis

  • Short vowel words with endings –ing and -ed

Spelling

  • Encoding: Adding –ing and –ed to short-vowel words
  • Memory Words

Comprehension

  • Strategy:
  1. Generate questions
  2. Monitor comprehension
  3. Understand characters
  4. Cause and effect

Vocabulary and Grammar

  • Meanings of –ing, -ed endings
  • Idioms
  • Adjectives (Describing words)
  • Antonyms
  • Conjunctions and, or

Fluency

  • Use typographical clues
  • Read with natural phrasing

Writing

  • Plan for a character using a graphic organizer
  • Story about a character

Unit 6:

Phonemic Awareness and Phonics or Structural Analysis

  • Distinguishing between short and long vowel sounds
  • Long vowel patters (CV words)

Spelling

  • Encoding:
  1. CV words
  2. Plurals –s, -es

  3. Memory Words

Comprehension

  1. Strategy: Visualize
  2. Skills:

  1. Draw conclusions
  2. Recognizing patterns in text

Vocabulary and Grammar

  • Categorizing (real vs. pretend)
  • Plurals –s, -es

Fluency

  • Read with expression
  • Read rhythmically

Writing

  • Dialogue between characters
  • Sentences about a character

About Superkids:

http://www.doe.in.gov/sites/default/files/curriculum/core-instruction-charts-superkids.pdf

Pattern Words

http://storage.cloversites.com/faithevlutheranchurch/documents/First%20Grade%20Spelling%202016.pdf

Memory Words:

http://urskindergarten.yolasite.com/resources/dolch%20words%20in%20superkids.pdf

Handwriting

https://www.handwritingworksheets.com/print-1/make-p.htm

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Religion:

    • Advent
    • Christmas
    • We Belong to a Parish
    • We Celebrate the Sacraments
    • The Church Welcomes New Members
    • We are Followers of Jesus
    • We Celebrate God’s Forgiveness
    • Lent
    • The Three Days
    • Easter

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Science:

  • Scholastic News Topics
    • Polar Bears
    • Kites
    • Dental Health
    • Weather
    • Nutrition
    • Earth Day
    • Endangered Animals
    • Plants

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Social Studies:

  • Scholastic News Topics:
    • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Winter in Our Community
    • Patriotic Symbols
    • Presidents’ Day
    • Black History Month
    • Our World: Oceans and Continents
    • Caring for our Natural Resources
    • Needs and Wants
    • Spending and Saving
    • Careers
    • Being Good Citizens

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Math:

    • Place Value to 100
    • Extending Addition and Subtraction Facts
    • Addition: Two- Digit Numbers
    • Subtraction: Two- Digit Numbers
    • Geometry
    • Data and Graphs: Using Operations
    • Problem Solving