January 2018

We are beginning the third nine weeks. We will be working hard to prepare for 2nd grade. Here is what we are learning this month:



1.10d Identify text features
1.10a,c Set a purpose for reading and preview a selection
1.9e Ask and answer, who, what, where, why, when and how
Focus on ‘why’ and ‘how’ (Cause and Effect)
Reader’s Theater
1.1d Participate in creative dramatics 1.9i read and read familiar stories and passages practicing meaningful expression
1.9 f Identify characters, setting and important events

Word Wall Words:

Week of 1/8: over, how, make, made, gave
Week of 1/15: was, her, little, ride, both
Week of 1/22: that, does, those, take, which
Week of 1/29: there, for, me, had, use

Vocabulary Words:
Week of 1/8:
safe, fat, hibernate, story problem, cardinal direction

Week of 1/15:
map, giant, special, hundred, map legend

Week of 1/22:
Crash, sense, duck, sequence, capital

Week of 1/29:
Someday, chance, landed, tens and ones, covering

Week of 1/8: long a (a-e)
Week of 1/15: long i (i-e)
Week of 1/22: long o (o-e)
Week of 1/29: long u (u-e)


Story Problems to 20

1.1 a, b, c, d
Count and Write 0-110 starting at any number (assess writing #s week 22)
Counting Backwards 30-0 at any number
Count orally by 2s, 5s, 10s to 110

Write Numerals 0 to 110 in sequence and out of sequence.

Place Value to 110
(Tens, Ones)


Maps- basic map symbols, cardinal directions 1.5a, b
Maps- construct a map & map legend 1.5e
Maps- shapes of US & VA, locate Washington DC & Richmond on a map 1.5c,d
Animals 1.5