• Welcome to First Grade!

    Welcome!

    Ms. Roos

    Ms. Stewart

     

    Should you have any questions about assignments, you can contact me through the following channels: Email me:

    roosmari@orange.k12.nj.us

    stewarta@orange.k12.nj.us

    or message me on classdojo! 

    Dear Parents and Students, Welcome to the Extended Learning Resource Page. This page was created to provide students working from home with access to assignments, links, assessments, and practice resources. Schools will be closed from Tuesday, March 17 – Friday, April 17. Additional information and daily updates can be found on the district’s COVID-19 Resource Page found at https://www.orange.k12.nj.us/domain/3058. 

     The Orange Public Schools Expectations for Emergency At-home Instruction

    I will be available daily to answer any questions you may have. My virtual Office Hours are as follows: Office Hours

    9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

    1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

    Extended Learning Resources

    (all of the blue text is a clickable link) 
     
     
     
     
     
    FOSS- science
     

    YouTube

    BrainPopJr

    Writing Paper- Lined

    Fortnite Sight Word Dances

    Translating ClassDojo https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Naw28-mq8R-nNn0glMCH-YN7teAhSFnY/view - Spanish

    Translating ClassDojo https://drive.google.com/file/d/1BwlEFFPRB_W2oi0BZYjylTonPx1GUxIB/view- Haitian Creole

    Translating ClassDojo

    Assignments will be posted by 9AM each Monday for the week. Each assignment contains a due date. Please note, parents will be contacted if students are not completing assignments. Assignments will be graded and recorded

    Student responsibilities in completing the assignments include: 

    • Identifying a comfortable and quiet space to study/learn 
    • Dedicating appropriate time to learning, as guided by your teachers 
    • Routinely checking appropriate Google Classrooms and emails for information on courses, assignments, and resources, on a daily basis 
    • Attending and participating in any check-in times offered by your teachers 
    • Engaging in the virtual platforms with academic honesty, integrity, and according to the district’s Acceptable Use Policy 
    • Submitting all assignments in accordance with provided timelines and/or due dates
      
    Assignments for March 30th-April 3rd: Take a picture of all finished work and send it to me on dojo!

     

    Tuesday March 31st Assignments:

    ELA (20 minutes):  Students should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will listen to our story Eat Like a Bear.  Question: What is the bear preparing for? Why is it important for the bear to prepare?

    Math (20 minutes): Students will watch the Module 4 Lesson Lesson 27.  After watching the video, students will complete Problem Set 27  and Lesson 27 Exit Ticket Students also need to complete 20 minutes of i-Ready. The lesson pages can also be found in the green math workbook under lesson 27. 

    Social Studies(15 minutes): Students will listen to the  story We are Alike, We are Different.  After students have watched the video, they will write an example of how people are similar and how people are different. 

    For example: All people are similar because they eat food.  People are different because some people like to eat pizza and some people like to eat tacos. 

    Science (15 minutes): Students will listen to the story The Listening WalkAfter students listen to the story, they will do a listening walk around their house and write down all sounds that they hear.  

    For example: I hear cars drive by, the sink running, the TV in the background, footsteps walking down the stairs.  

    Wednesday April 1st Assignments:

    ELA (20 minutes):  Students should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will listen to our story Eat Like a Bear.  Students will listen for action words the bear does to get food (verbs).  Students will circle all of the words that are action verbs the bear does.

    Verbs  

    Math (20 minutes): Students will complete Module 4  Lesson 27.  This lesson is a review of adding two two-digit numbers using the two step equation and number bond from lesson 26. After watching the video, students will answer:During the winter, it snowed on 14 different days. On some of the days, we got to stay home. For 9 of the snowy days, we had to go to school. For how many days did we get to stay home? Use the RDW process to solve the problem.Students will also complete today’s fluency activity Lesson 27 Sprint.  Also found https://www.orange.k12.nj.us/cms/lib/NJ01000601/Centricity/Domain/2052/Grade%201%20Module%204%20Exit%20Tickets.pdf Under page 2 of the “Sprint and Fluency Packet”

    Social Studies(15 minutes): Students will read the passage about Culture and write down the five parts that make up a person’s culture. 

    Science (15 minutes): Students will listen to the video All About Sounds.  After students watch the video, they will answer the question: What needs to happen to make a sound? 

    To make a sound, there needs to be _________.  

    Thursday April 2nd Assignments:

    ELA (20 minutes): Students should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will listen to our story Eat Like a Bear. Students will use the chart and choose two months to write two complete sentences about how the bear finds food. 

    Example: In April, the bear claws the melting snow to find a frozen bison.  

    Eat Like A bear

    Math (20 minutes): Students will complete Module 4 Lesson 28. Students may choose whichever strategy they feel most comfortable with to complete the Lesson 28 Problem Set and Lesson 28 Exit Ticket  Students also need to complete 20 minutes of i-Ready. The lesson pages can also be found in the green math workbook under lesson 28. 

    Social Studies (15 minutes): Students will re-read the passage about Culture.  After students read the passage,  they will complete the Culture Picture Sort.  Students will cut and paste the images into the correct aspect of culture.  Students may also write the names of the images into the correct categories. 

    Science (15 minutes): Students will watch the video What Is Sound?We know that there needs to be vibrations in order for us to hear sounds, but what are vibrations? Put your fingers on your throat and make sounds with your mouth.  What do you feel? What do you think this sensation is?

    When I make sounds with my mouth, I can feel my throat ______.  I think this is ______ because________.  

    Friday April 2nd Assignments:

    ELA (20 minutes): Students should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will listen to our story Eat Like a BearStudents are going to complete the Eat Like A Bear Culminating Task: Each student will write/draw about two kinds of food the bear eats and how they gather that food source, including where and when they gathered the food. Teacher EXAMPLE

    Writing Checklist

    Math (20 minutes): After students have completed all lessons for this week, they will take this week's quiz Module 4 Topic F Lessons 26-28 Quiz.  The quiz covers addition with two two-digit numbers.  Students will draw pictures of their ten sticks and one circles or use number bonds and show the steps used for each number sentence. Students will try their best and show all work.  Students may look back at the module videos and problem sets for guidance and support.

    Social Studies (15 minutes): This week we learned that culture is a way a group of people live.  We learned that there are many different aspects of culture such as, language, clothing, shelter, food, celebrations and religion.  Students are going to think about their own culture and what makes them unique. Students will complete the My Culture Project by filling in the boxes with pictures or words about your culture!

    Bolivia  

    Science (15 minutes):Students will watch the Rubber Band Instrument Experiment. If students have the materials at home, they can even make their own rubber band instrument to do the experiment! Directions linked here: Rubber Band Instrument

    After students watch the experiment, they will answer: Explain what vibrates to create their sound in the instrument, and how you know this 

    For example: When I talk, my vocal cords vibrate to create sound that comes out of my mouth.  I know this because I can feel my throat vibrate when I talk. 

     

    Past Assignments: 

    Monday March 30th Assignments:

     ELA (20 minutes):  Students should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will listen to our story Eat Like a Bear The bear needs fat to get ready for hibernation.  Listen to the months that pass by and what the bear eats during those months and write down what you hear on a sheet of paper.

    Example.  In April, the bear eats a frozen bison.  

    Math (20 minutes): Students will watch the Module 4 Lesson Lesson 26.  This lesson shows students how to add two two-digit numbers.  After watching the video, students will answer: It snowed 7 days in February and the same number of days in March.

    How many days did it snow in those 2 months? Use the RDW (Read, Draw, Write) process to

    solve the problem. Students will also complete today’s fluency activity Lesson 26 Fluency.  Also found https://www.orange.k12.nj.us/cms/lib/NJ01000601/Centricity/Domain/2052/Grade%201%20Module%204%20Exit%20Tickets.pdf Under page 17 of the “Sprint and Fluency Packet”

    Social Studies(15 minutes): Students will listen to the BrainPOP Rosa Parks video.  After students have watched the video, they will write one way they are SIMILAR to Rosa Parks and one way they are DIFFERENT from Rosa Parks. 

    Science(15 minutes): Students will watch the video about  The Five Senses.  After students watch the video, they will write/draw one thing that they can hear, see, smell, touch, taste

    For example: I can see the sun, I can hear the music, I can smell the flowers, I can touch the pencil, I can taste the cookies.   

     

    Assignments for Week of March 23rd-27th   

    Friday March 27th Assignments: 

    ELA (20 minutes): Students should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will listen to our story Eat Like a Bear.  While reading, students will take note of the different things that the bear is eating.  Students will sort what the bear has eaten into two categories.  

    1. Living Creatures                                                     2. Plants 

    Words to sort: frozen Bison, huckleberries, ground squirrel, parsnips stems, trout, ants, pinecone, cutworm moths, horsetails, sedges, dandelions, roots

    Eat Like a Bear Picture Sort

    Math (20 minutes):  After students have completed all lessons for this week, they will take this week's quiz Module 4 Topic F Lessons 23-25.  The quiz covers addition with tens and ones.  Students will draw pictures of their ten sticks and one circles and show the steps used for each number sentence. Students will try their best and show all work.  Students may look back at the module videos and problem sets for guidance and support.

    Social Studies(15 minutes): Students will listen to the BrainPOP Rosa Parks video.  After students have watched the video, they will answer:

    What did Rosa Parks do that made history? 

    Science(15 minutes): Students will look back through the materials they have completed during the study of habitats.  Students will write down a list of animals that live in the desert, wetlands and rainforest. 

     Habitats

    Thursday March 26th Assignments:

    ELA (20 minutes): Students should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will listen to our new story Eat Like a Bear.  This story is about how a bear prepares for hibernation.  After reading, answer the question: Who is the main character of this story? What is the setting of the story?

    Math (20 minutes): Students will complete Module 4 Lesson 26.  You will listen to the youtube video Lesson 26.  This lesson provides students more practice with adding two digit numbers by grouping tens together and ones together. After watching the video, students will complete Lesson 26 Problem Set.  Students must complete exit ticket.  Students also need to complete 20 minutes of i-Ready. The lesson pages can also be found in the green math workbook under lesson 26

    Social Studies(15 minutes): Students will listen to the BrainPOP Rosa Parks video.  After students have watched the video, they will complete the Rosa Parks Character Chart. Remember: Adjectives are words that describe something. Ex:  Rosa Parks was brave.  

    Science(15 minutes): We will continue our mini unit on habitats.  Today students will learn about rainforest habitats.  Students will watch the BrainPOP video.  After students watch the video, they will answer the question: How does the Pitcher Plant adapt?

    Example: The air plant does not need soil to grow.  The air plant grows on tall trees so it can get more sunlight because the rainforest floor does not get a lot of sunlight.   

    Wednesday March 25th Assignments:

    ELA (20 minutes): Students should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will read Dear Children Of The Earth.  Students will complete the Dear Children of the Earth Culminating Task: What can we do to help? Write a letter to Mother Earth. Tell about a part of the earth you want others to care for, why it is important to you and explain what you and others can do to take care of it.  Use evidence from the text to support your choice.  Students will use one example they created from yesterday’s lesson for this writing task.  Teacher EXAMPLE

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZPY0sBHDuM You can also listen to the story on youtube. 

    Writing

    Math (20 minutes): Students will complete Module 4 Lesson 25.  You will listen to the youtube video Lesson 25.  This lesson provides students more practice with adding two digit numbers by grouping tens together and ones together. After watching the video, students will complete Lesson 25 Problem Set.  Students must complete exit ticket.  Students also need to complete 20 minutes of i-Ready. The lesson pages can also be found in the green math workbook under lesson 25 

    Social Studies(15 minutes): We are continuing our study of important women for Women’s History Month. We will now learn about Rosa Parks. Students will listen to the BrainPOP Rosa Parks video.  After students have watched the video, they will draw a picture of Rosa Parks. 

    Science(15 minutes): We will continue our mini unit on habitats.  Today students will learn about desert habitats.  Students will watch the BrainPOP video.  After students watch the video, students will write down something that they learned about the desert.  

    Tuesday March 24th Assignments:

    ELA (20 minutes): Students should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will read Dear Children Of The Earth . Students will think about what they can do to take care of Mother Earth’s beautiful things.  In your mind, can you think of one way to take care of the part of Earth that you chose to care for?  

    I know that we need to take care of the ______ so that _________. I can take care of the ________ by _________________________. 

    Students will need one complete sentence by the end of this lesson. 

    Example: I know that we need to take care of the trees so that the birds can have a place to sing.  I can take care of the trees by asking kids not to break the branches.  

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZPY0sBHDuM You can also listen to the story on youtube. 

    Math (20 minutes): Students will complete Module 4 Lesson 24.  You will listen to the youtube video Lesson 24.  This lesson shows students how to add two digit numbers by grouping tens together and ones together.  After watching the video, students will complete Lesson 24 Problem Set.  Students must complete exit ticket.  Students also need to complete 20 minutes of i-Ready. The lesson pages can also be found in the green math workbook under lesson 24 

    Math

    Social Studies(15 minutes): Students will listen to the Oprah Winfrey video. Once students listen to the video, they will complete the Oprah WritingThe question is: Why is Oprah a role model? Write in complete sentences and use evidence from the video to support your examples.  

    Science(15 minutes): We will continue our mini unit on habitats.  Today students will learn about freshwater habitats.  Students will watch the BrainPOP video.  After students watch the video, they will list as many freshwater animals as they can remember from the movie, and any others they know, too.  

    Pond

    Monday March 23rd Assignments:

     ELA (20 minutes): Students should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will read Dear Children Of The Earth .  Students will answer the questions: There are 2 lion cubs. They look alike, but each is special, like you. What makes you special in a way that proves there is “only one of you”, even though there are many children on Earth? 

     Use this sentence frame to help with your writing: 

    There are many children on earth, but I am special because__________________________. 

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZPY0sBHDuM You can also listen to the story on youtube. 

    Math (20 minutes): Students will complete Module 4 Lesson 23.  You will listen to the youtube video Lesson 23.  This lesson shows students how to describe two digit numbers in different ways using tens and ones.  For example: 23 is 2 tens and 3 ones, 23 ones, 1 ten and 13 ones.  After watching the video, students will complete Lesson 23 Problem Set.  Students must complete exit ticket.  Students also need to complete 20 minutes of i-Ready. The lesson pages can also be found in the green math workbook under lesson 23

    Social Studies(15 minutes): Students will listen to the Oprah Winfrey video. Once students listen to the video, they will write one way they are SIMILAR to Oprah and one way they are  DIFFERENT from Oprah.   

    Science(15 minutes): We will begin a mini unit on habitats.  Students will watch the video What is a habitat?.   Describe your environment. What is the weather like all year? Do they have different seasons? Think about how you dress at different times of the year. 

     
     
    Tuesday March 17th Assignments: Once students have completed all work, take a picture of it and send it to me on dojo! 
     
    ELA (20 minutes): Student should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will read Dear Children Of The Earth. Students will answer the questions What happens when many people do a little thing? What does the earth want every person to STOP doing?. Students will write the answer down in their notebooks or on a piece of paper and take a picture of it and send it to me on dojo! 
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZPY0sBHDuM You can also listen to the story on youtube.
     
    Math (20 minutes): Students will complete Module 4 Lesson 17.  You will listen to the youtube video Lesson 17 Video.  After watching the video, students will complete Lesson 17.  Students must complet the exit ticket .  Students also need to complete 20 minutes of i-Ready. The lesson pages can also be found in the green math workbook under lesson 17.  Once students have finished the work, take a picture of it and send it to me on dojo!
     
    Social Studies (15 minutes): Students will listen to the Harriet Tubman BrainPop Jr. video. Once students listen to the video, they will write a response to the following question using examples and details learned in the video. Once students have finished the work, take a picture of it and send it to me on dojo!
    Question: How did Harriet Tubman use courage to change things in America?
     
    Science (15 minutes): Students will continue to study wheat.  Students will listen to The Little Red Hen.  After students listen to the story, they will make a timeline of how the wheat seed is planted and then we make bread.  Students will then look at household items that are made out of wheat and wheat flour and make a list of all of the items that they find.
     

    Wednesday March 18th Assignments

    ELA (20 minutes): Student should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will read Dear Children Of The Earth.  Students will answer the questions: What is the biggest, most important thing you can do to help the earth? If we love, care for and protect the earth, what will happen? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZPY0sBHDuM You can also listen to the story on youtube.

    Math (20 minutes): Students will complete Module 4 Lesson 19 where they will use a tape diagram to help organize story problems.  You will listen to the youtube video Lesson 19.  After watching the video, students will complete Lesson 19 Problem Set.  Students must complete exit ticket.  Students also need to complete 20 minutes of i-Ready. The lesson pages can also be found in the green math workbook under lesson 19. 

    Social Studies (20 minutes): Students will listen to the Oprah Winfrey video.  Once students listen to the video, they will complete the Oprah graphic organizer using information from the video. 

    Science (20 minutes): Students will be learning about how different animals move.  Students will watch ways Animals Move After students watch the video, they will sort the animals cards into four categories: Animals that can swim, animals that can jump, animals that can fly and animals that can run.  Students can either cut the pictures out and sort them or write the names down. Once students are done, take a picture of the sort and send it to me on dojo! 

     Thursday March 19th Assignments

    ELA (20 minutes):  Student should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will read Dear Children Of The Earth . Today as we read the book again, we are going to look carefully at the pictures, and talk about them. We are going to ask ourselves these questions:  “Does this picture match what the author is saying about taking care of the earth, or does the picture add to what the author is saying by providing more information? If the picture does not match, why do you think the illustrator used it here?” Students will answer the questions:  Do you see something that you don’t usually see in an ocean painting? (slide 5 minute 1:04-1:13)  The author is telling us that the animals are worried and why. How do you think the animals look in these pictures? Does that support what the author is sharing? (slide 7 minute 1:45-2:00) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZPY0sBHDuM You can also listen to the story on youtube.

    Math (20 minutes): Students will complete Module 4 Lesson 20 where students will use a tape diagram to organize story problems.  You will listen to the youtube video Lesson 20.  After watching the video, students will complete Lesson 20 Problem Set.  Students must complete exit ticket.  Students also need to complete 20 minutes of i-Ready. The lesson pages can also be found in the green math workbook under lesson 20.

    Social Studies (20 minutes): Students will listen to the Oprah Winfrey video. Once students listen to the video, they will complete the character chart of Oprah using adjectives that describe the kind of person she is.  Once students have completed the chart, they will take a picture of it and send it to me on dojo! 

    Science (20 minutes): Students will watch the BrainPoP Jr video about animal classifications. After students watch the video, they will complete the animal classification sheet where they will write down types of animals that fit into each of the categories.  (Once students are finished, they will take a picture of the chart and send it to me on dojo!)

     Animal Classification

    Friday March 20th Assignments 

     ELA (20 minutes): Student should go on i-Read for 20 minutes.  After students go on i-Read, they will read Dear Children Of The Earth . We are still looking carefully at the pictures to see if the picture matches what the author is saying about taking care of the earth or if the picture adds to what the author is saying by providing more information.  Students will answer the questions: What do you see here? Does it help us to understand the idea of getting people to stop doing things that hurt the earth? What kinds of pictures could the illustrator have used to match the text? (slide 12 minute 3:08-3:18) Students will write the answer down in their notebooks or on a piece of paper and take a picture of it and send it to me on dojo! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZPY0sBHDuM You can also listen to the story on youtube.

    Math (20 minutes): Students will complete Module 4 Lesson 21 where students will use a tape diagram to organize story problems.  You will listen to the youtube video Lesson 21.  After watching the video, students will complete Lesson 21 Problem Set.  After students have completed all lessons for this week, they will take this week's quiz from lessons 17-21.  Students will try their best and show all work.  Student may look back at the module videos and problem sets for guidance and support. Once the quiz is complete, students will take a picture of their work and send it to me on dojo!  

    Social Studies(20 minutes): Students will listen to the Oprah Winfrey video. Once students listen to the video, they will complete the Oprah acrostic poem.  The poem can be just one word or a sentence.  Remember, the word has to start with the letter of the acrostic poem! 

    How To Write An Acrostic Poem

    Science(20 minutes): Students will watch the BrainPopJr video about plant adaptations Students will choose one plant adaptation (to get more water, to shed water, to find sunlight etc) and explain how the plant adapted.  For example: The rainforest floor doesn't get a lot of sunlight. So, some plants grow large leaves to take in as much light as they can. Kudzu is a vine that can grow really quickly. It can climb up tall trees so it can get out of the shade and reach sunny areas. (once students have completed the writing task, they will take a picture of it and send it to me on dojo!) 

    Plant Adaptations