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Distant Learning Week 10 Grade 1

Mrs. Harshberger's Reading

GRADE 1 UNIt 6 WEEK 1- (continued)

Hello Everyone!

Welcome to Week 10 of Distant Learning!  I hope you had an awesome Memorial Day weekend and that you are feeling well!  

Hope you are enjoying many beautiful, warm, sunny days outdoors.

Just remember to keep washing your hands, eating healthy and getting plenty of exercise. These will help you keep your body strong.


HOMEWORK:

DON’T FORGET TO READ FOR 15 MINUTES EACH DAY AND FILL IN YOUR READING LOG and Do Raz Kids Reading Online TOO!

Don’t forget to snap a photo of your completed written work and send it to me by the end of the week.  Thank you for all your hard work!

My email is:   mharshberger@olmacademy.org


WEDNESDAY MAY 27, 2020

Write to a Prompt:  Finish writing a letter from the writing tools to Lucy explaining in words what they explained to her in their drawing in the story “Super Tools.”

Dear Lucy,


We just want to remind you that writing tools are great!  We can help with your report, too. 

____________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________

Your friends,

The Super Tools

THURSDAY  MAY 28, 2020

DIALOGUE

Dialogue is read with lots of expression to show how the characters are feeling.  You will also change your voice slightly to show that different characters are speaking.  Remember that dialogue is the actual words someone is saying and they are always in “quotation marks.”

Reread the passage and remember to read the “dialogue” with feeling and with different voices for each character.

EXAMPLE: Susan cheered “Hooray!” 


Find a sentence in one of this week’s stories that contains dialogue and write it here.  Be sure to use thequotation marksand punctuation marks too!


______________________________________________________________________


______________________________________________________________________


WORD WORK

Identify and generate rhyme. (cat- hat- bat are rhyming words)

Circle the words in each group of words that rhyme:

soon, could, noon                         loose, tube, goose                               June, Luke, tune



boy, you, toy                                   school, cool, group                            room, zoom, tube


SYNONYMS

Synonyms are words that have almost the same meaning like happy - glad.

Complete Practice Book Page 278.

Click on the link below and listen and read along(turn on the captions) with the story “Click, Clack, Moo Cows That Type.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYD8WRJTFRY


FRIDAY MAY 29, 2020


Click on the link below and listen to and reread (turn on captions) for Click, Clack, Moo!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYD8WRJTFRY

Now complete the graphic organizer in the Practice Book on Page 274.

CLUE

The cows like to type.  They type a letter to the farmer asking for electric blankets because the barn is cold.

CLUE

The farmer will not give the cows blankets, so the cows stop giving milk.

CLUE

The hens don’t get the blankets they want, so they stop giving eggs.

THEME

The animals worked together to make their lives better.


How do the illustrations help you understand that the cows and the hens are working together?

__________________________________________________________________________________________
 
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Imagine that the Farmer wouldn’t give the ducks a diving board. 

What kind of deal might the ducks make with Farmer Brown?

____________________________________________________________________________

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Enjoy Your Weekend!

Created by Mary Ann Harshberger: Tuesday, May 26 9:01 PM

Past Assignments

Due:

Grade 1 Distant Learning Week 9 5/18/20 - 5/21/20

GRADE 1  Unit 6  WEEK 1


Hello Everyone!

Welcome to Week 9 of Distant Learning!  I hope you are all doing well! 

We have had a few beautiful, warm, sunny days to enjoy the outdoors.

Just remember to keep washing your hands, eating healthy and getting plenty of exercise. These will help you keep your body strong.


HOMEWORK:

DON’T FORGET TO READ FOR 15 MINUTES EACH DAY AND FILL IN YOUR READING LOG TOO!

Don’t forget to snap a photo to send to me with your completed work by the end of the week.  Thank you for all your hard work! 

My email is:   mharshberger@olmacademy.org


MONDAY MAY 18, 2020


ESSENTIAL QUESTION:  How can we work together to make our lives better?  


ORAL VOCABULARY

conflict - a disagreement or problem between two or more people.

fair - something reasonable and follows the rules

argument - a fight that uses words

risk - a danger or the possibility that something bad may happen

shift - to move something a little bit from one place to another


WORD WORK

Practice reading the following words and sentences with variant vowel /ü/ spelled with(oo,u,u_e,ew,ue,ui,ou):


fruit     noon       chew           soup room      soon       tools


super      cool        rude        drew       new        blue        juice


you         look         loop        rode        rude       stew blew

Duke wore a blue suit and brown boots.

Lucy jumped into her new pool.

A moose from the zoo was on the loose!


Complete Practice Book Page 271.


HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS

READ, SPELL, WRITE


answer          brought          busy           door          enough          eyes


Write a super sentence using one of these high frequency words.


______________________________________________________________________


TUESDAY MAY 19, 2020


VOCABULARY


Demand - To ask someone forcefully or strongly to do something

Emergency - something that you do not expect and need to take are of right away.


Click on the link below and listen and read the story “Super Tools.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aejsNSqrBX4


Answer the answers to the  following questions in complete sentences.


1. What new thing does Lucy get?
 
_______________________________________________________________

2. How do her writing tools help with her report?

________________________________________________________________


3. What does seeing the picture make Lucy wish?

________________________________________________________________


4. What does Lucy decide to do for her report?
 
________________________________________________________________


WORD WORK

Review Variant Vowel  /ü/ by reading and blending these words orally:


soup            flew          roof tune         hoop          drew         scoop noon     root     suit      group      true     dew


WEDNESDAY MAY 20, 2020

SUFFIXES- are found at the end of base words that change the meaning of the word.


-ful = “full of     wonderful

-less = without helpless


Underline the root word in each of the following words:

fearful            joyful                 toothless               useless


Place the number and correct word for each sentence below to reinforce vocabulary:

demand                         emergency


  • Did you _____________________ that she give back your book?

  • Call 9-1-1 when you have an __________________________________.

Complete Practice Book Page 272.



THURSDAY MAY 21, 2020


Click on the link below to reread “Super Tools.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aejsNSqrBX4


GENRE:  Fantasy

Characteristics of a fantasy:

  • It is a made-up story that could not happen in real life.
  • Often has characters that are animals or objects that look and act like people.
  • It has a beginning, middle, and an end.

1. Could the events in “Super Tools” really happen?

_____________________________________________________________________



2. What does that tell you about the story?

_____________________________________________________________________


Read Practice Pages 275-276 and answer the questions on Page 277 about the story “Working Together.”

 

Enjoy your long Memorial Day weekend! You have earned it!

Created by Mary Ann Harshberger: Friday, May 15 10:14 PM

Due:

Distant Learning Week 8 Grade 1

GRADE 1  UNIT 5  WEEK 5 

Hello Everyone!

Welcome to Week 8 of Distant Learning!  I hope you're feeling well and you treated mom extra special on Mother's Day! 

Hopefully we will have many beautiful, warm, sunny days to enjoy the outdoors.

Just remember to keep washing your hands, eating healthy and getting plenty of exercise. These will help you keep your body strong.


HOMEWORK:

DON’T FORGET TO READ FOR 15 MINUTES EACH DAY AND FILL IN YOUR READING LOG TOO!

Don’t forget to snap a photo to send to me with your completed work by the end of the weekend.  Thank you for all your hard work! 

My email is:   mharshberger@olmacademy.org


MONDAY MAY 11, 2020


ESSENTIAL QUESTION:  How do things get built?


ORAL VOCABULARY

project - something you work on like a report or a picture

structure - something that has been built such as a house or a bridge.

contented - pleased or happy

intend - planning to do something

marvelous - wonderful or excellent

balance - to stay in place without falling.

section - a small part of something bigger


Complete Practice Book Page 261


Introduce diphthongs oi, oy.  

Blend the words with the diphthongs:

joy join             oil                boil                   point             moist


joins               joints joyful         coin                   toy                 hoist


boil                 broil            soil             spoil                  oink               boy


Complete Practice Book page 259 and 267.


Review this week’s high frequency words:  


above           build            fall             knew             money             toward


READ, SPELL, WRITE. 

Complete Practice Book Page 260.

 
TUESDAY  MAY 12, 2020

Click on the link below to listen and read along with the Story “The Joy of a Ship”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HoXCoMXVcY


Answer the following questions:

1. What is the first step in building a ship?

2. What happens when steel gets cold?

3. What could happen if a joint on a ship leaks?

4. What happens when a ship takes its first trip?


Review Oral vocabulary words by answering the following questions.

Do you feel content after eating a delicious meal?  Why?

What do you intend to do next Saturday?

Have you seen any marvelous movies?  What made them marvelous?

What projects have you worked on at home?

Which of these is a structure?  A house or a flower?

Complete Practice Book Page 263-265.


WEDNESDAY  MAY 13, 2020


Review words with Final stable syllables.


ta/ble                 sim/ple                    can/dle                        ap/ple                          ti/tle pud/dle             mar/ble

To reinforce vocabulary.

Complete Practice Book Page 268.


To add Inflectional endings to words.

Complete Practice Book Page 266.

jumped  root word = jump  + ed (ending)


suddenly                                    balance scrambled                                     section


 Can you ______________ if you stand on one leg?

 The sun was shining but _____________ it started to rain.

When the rain started, we ______________ to get inside.

 We planted flowers in one _____________ of the yard.

 

Click on the link below to listen and read along with the Story “The Joy of a Ship”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HoXCoMXVcY


A cause is how or why something happens.

An effect is what happens.


THURSDAY  MAY 14, 2020


To practice blending words with diphthongs. Read the following words.


joy join              oil                boil            point                moist


joins           joints joyful          coin           toy                     hoist


boil broil           soil              spoil          oink                   boy


To review final stable syllables read the following words.


ta/ble sim/ple                     can/dle                     ap/ple ti/tle


pud/dle           mar/ble                     lit/tle                         un/cle                      fa/ble


jun/gle            mid/dle                     ea/gle                       spar/kle                   puz/zle


Click on the link below to read and listen to the story “Building Bridges.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2IvHW5m-V4


Complete the Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer Practice Book Page 262.




CAUSE

EFFECT

Wires on a cable-stayed bridge connect to towers.

A cable stayed bridge stays up.

Triangle tubes support the beam on  a truss bridge.

The truss bridge stays up.

 

A boat needs to pass through the walkway at the Rolling Bridge in London.

The Rolling Bridge curls up so the boat can pass.



FRIDAY  MAY 15, 2020


Click on the link below and read and listen to a story called “Small Joy.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiwLflp_wa4



Text feature- Captions - explain about a picture or photograph.

Complete Practice Book Page 269.  


Skill -

To use the key details to retell the story.

Integrate - Make connections. 

What would you have in a TINY House?


Have some Fun Project:  (Optional)


Create a small model of a large bridge using any materials of your choice.  Take a photo of your finished project whenever you have it finished and email it to me at mharshberger@olmacademy.org.


Have a great weekend!

Created by Mary Ann Harshberger: Friday, May 8 8:05 PM

Due:

Distant Learning Week 7 Grade 1

Hello Everyone!

Welcome to Week 7 of Distant Learning!  I hope you're still feeling well! 

Hopefully we will have a few beautiful, warm, sunny days to enjoy the outdoors.

Just remember to keep washing your hands, eating healthy and getting plenty of exercise. These will help you keep your body strong.

 

HOMEWORK:

DON’T FORGET TO READ FOR 15 MINUTES EACH DAY AND FILL IN YOUR READING LOG TOO!

Don’t forget to snap a photo to send to me with your completed work by the end of the week.  Thank you for all your hard work! 

My email is:   mharshberger@olmacademy.org

 

GRADE 1  UNIT 5  WEEK 4 


MONDAY MAY 4, 2020


ESSENTIAL QUESTION:  What sounds can you hear?  How are they made?


ORAL VOCABULARY Complete Practice Book Page 249. 

  • volume - The level of sound- loud or soft.
  • senses - Give us information about the world around us. (hearing, tasting, touching, smelling and seeing)
  • distracts - to take your attention away from what you were focused on.
  • nervous - feeling worried
  • squeaky - a high pitched sound
  • scrambled - walked quickly; climbed
  • suddenly - happens quickly without notice

WORD WORK - Practice Book Page 255

Diphthongs ou, ow

Blend the following words and read the sentences that follow:

how       down       out       found        house       bounce


crown    frown      wow     south        mouse       count


shout     pout        found  loud         clown down


How loud is the sound of the crowd?

Did the clown frown when he fell down?

Now we found a mouse in the house.



TUESDAY  MAY 5, 2020


Review the words with the diphthongs ou and ow.


Complete Practice Book page 247.

Rainbow write (trace over the words with different colors while saying, spelling and reading each letter.  (High frequency words.)


color      early instead        nothing       oh       thought


Read each of the following sentences.

  1. The color I like best is red.
  2. She woke up early.
  3. What do you want to do instead?
  4. There is nothing to do while we wait.
  5. Oh, I did not see you!
  6. He thought we should eat lunch now.

Complete Practice Book Page 248.


Use each word in a sentence of your own.


WEDNESDAY MAY 6, 2020

Click on the link below and listen and read along.  Now, What’s That Sound?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dbVcF1CM7N4


Now answer the following questions about the story:


  1. Who does Marta think is making the sound?
  2. What is Grandpa doing to make a sound?
  3. Who do Gilbert and Marta find next?
  4. What is making the sound they hear?

Suffixes

-or = a person who  (visitor)                                     -ful = full of   (playful)        

-less  = without  (tasteless)                                      - ly = in a way that is   (sweetly)


Complete Practice Book Page 254


THURSDAY MAY 7, 2020


Click on the link below to listen and read along with the story “Whistle For Willie”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eamnuZkNWhY



Complete the Problem and Solution Graphic Organizer on Practice Book Page 250.



Problem

Peter can’t whistle.

Steps to Solution

Peter tries to whistle.  He tries again and again.

Solution

Peter keeps trying until he finally whistles.


To build concept understanding.


Answer the following questions to review vocabulary.


Does loud music distract you when you are trying to read?  Why?

1. What sounds make you nervous?

 
2. Which of your senses are you using when you listen to a bird sing?

 
3. Which might be squeaky:  a rusty bicycle, or a new car?

 
4. How do you make the volume louder or softer on a radio?

Inflectional Endings 

-er (compares 2 things) The pencil is longer than the crayon.

-est (compares more than 2 things)  That tree is the tallest in the forest.

Complete Practice book Page 256.    


Review the diphthongs ou and ow.


Beginning -       ouch        out


Middle  -            crowd      south


End -                 now           how



Read the story “Dad’s Game” on Pages 251-252 in your Practice Book.


Now answer the questions about the story on Practice Book page 253.


FRIDAY MAY 8, 2020


To reinforce vocabulary.  Complete Practice Book Page 248.  Then complete each of the following sentences.


idea               unusual                 scrambled                 suddenly


 Whose _____________ is it to go bike riding?

The baby was playing and _______________ he started to cry.

 The squirrel _________________ up the tree.

 It is ____________________ for him to be awake so early.

Click on the link below to listen to the story: Shake! Strike! Strum!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZA6GJfXB4g


Directions tell you how to do something.  Follow the directions on Practice Book Page 257 by following directions.


Genre:  How To


Maybe you can try to follow the directions and learn “How To”  make a musical instrument of your own this week. If you do take a photo and send it to me at mharshberger@olmacademy.org.

Thanks for all your hard work this week. Don't forget to send me a picture of all your completed work. Thank you!!

Enjoy your weekend!

Created by Mary Ann Harshberger: Saturday, May 2 8:15 AM

Due:

Grade 1 Unit 5 Week 3 April 27- May 1, 2020

Hello Everyone!

Welcome to Week 6 of Distant Learning!  I hope you're still feeling well! 

Don’t forget to snap a photo to send to me with your completed work by the end of each week to:  mharshberger@olmacademy.org

 

Homework: Read for at least 15 minutes per day and log it in your Reading log sheet or a sheet of looseleaf and keep it in your Reading folder.

GRADE 1 Unit 5  Week 3


MONDAY April 27, 2020

Essential Question:  What inventions do you know about?

Oral vocabulary:

Curious - to be interested in something and want to know more about it.

Improve - to make something better.

Complicated - something that has many parts and is difficult to understand.

Device - an object made to do a certain job such as a can opener

Imagine - to think of something that isn’t real or hasn’t happened


WORD WORK

Read the words with ore, or, oar.  Use at least 4 words in sentences.


Or            for              born         more          store           short

Torn torch          roar          worn          form            board

Form      tore            pork          wore          explore       storm


The boat’s oar was lost in the storm.

Norm likes to play sports.

Can you eat corn with a fork?


Complete Practice Book Page 235 and 243.


TUESDAY April 28, 2020


To READ, WRITE, and SPELL the high frequency words for this week.


began      better          guess          learn        right           sure

Use each word in a sentence.


Complete Practice Book Page 244. 

An abbreviation is a short way of writing a word.  Most abbreviations end with a period.

Saturday = Sat.                     September = Sept.

Monday = Mon.                     February = Feb.

August = Aug.                       Road = Rd.

Thursday = Thurs.               March = Mar.

November = Nov.                 October = Oct.

Doctor = Dr.                           January = Jan.


Vocabulary:

idea - a picture or thought you get in your mind.

unusual - something that is not common.

Click on the link and listen to “The Story of a Robot Inventor”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wYtZAcU-Tc

 Then answer the following questions:

  • What activities did Tomotka Takahashi do as a child?

  • How did the Robot Takahashi walk?

  • What can some of Takahashi’s robots do?

  • How did Takahashi solve problems for the contest?

WEDNESDAY April 29, 2020


To reinforce vocabulary:  Use each word to complete the following sentences.

idea              unusual leaped                  stretched

  • It’s not ______ to go swimming on a hot day.
  • The cat ______ out of the tree and ran away.
  • I have an _____ for a story I want to write.
  • I ______ the rubber band until it snapped.

Complete Practice Book page 236.

Genre:  Biography  

  • Tells about a real person
  • Is written by someone else
  • Is organized in time order sequence
  • Often uses photographs or illustrations to give information.
Alliteration - Sailor Sally sails across the sea.

Words that are close together and all starting with the same sound is called alliteration.


Complete Practice Book Page 245.

 THURSDAY  APRIL 30, 2020

A prefix is a word part added to the beginning of a word that changes the meaning of the word.  Re means again.  Re + read means read again.

un means “not”.   Unreal means not real.

Complete Practice Book page 242.


A problem is something that a person wants to do, change, or find out.  The way the person solves the problem is the solution.

Problem

Takahashi wanted to put a robot in a race where it had to swim.

Steps to a solution

He built a waterproof robot with arms like fins.

Solution

Takahashi built his robot in a way that it could swim.


Complete Practice book page 241.


FRIDAY MAY 1, 2020

Listen to the story: “Thomas Edison, Inventor” by David A. Adler

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egspQi1yESE


Complete the Graphic Organizer on Practice Book Page 238.

Problem

Gom wonders what will happen if he sits on the eggs.

Steps to the Solution

He makes a nest and puts eggs in it.  He sits on the eggs.

Solution

He learns that the eggs break.


Read the story in your Practice Book on pages 239-240.

Answer the questions on Page 241.

Created by Mary Ann Harshberger: Thursday, April 30 12:17 PM

Due:

Assignment

MONDAY APRIL 20, 2020

Welcome Back!  Hope you enjoyed your Easter Break!


Grade 1 Unit 5  Week 2

http://www.theteachersguide.com/firstgradewondersunitfiveweektwo/unitfiveweektwottg.pdf


Oral vocabulary:  

certain - to be sure something is true

remained - stayed the same or stayed in place

thoughtful - to be kind and thinking about how others feel

vast - a very great amount

observed - watched carefully


  • Blend words with er, ir, ur, or:
  • Read each word blending the sounds.

her bird curl first worm dirt


word verb turn jerk nurse curve


burn clerk shirt skirt return surprise


  • Complete Practice Book Page 223 and 231.

  • Now write a sentence for any 3 of the words you just read.  Underline the list word in your sentence.


TUESDAY  APRIL 21, 2020


  • Complete Practice Book page 225

trouble whole leaped stretched


  • Use the words above to complete each sentence.

  • He ate the ______________________ pie.

  • The cat ________________________up on top of the box.

  • Jim _________________________out his arm to reach the top shelf.

  • Beth had no ____________________taking care of the good dog.

  • Read along and listen to the story: “ A Bird Named Fern”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nbw1vYWeZFI


Answer the following questions about the story:

  • What does Fern think she sees in the sky?
  • What does the boat look like now?
  • What happens when Fern tries to rest on the beds?
  • What does Fern learn when she gets home?

Complete Practice Book Page 234.  Answer the questions and revise the story using describing words.


WEDNESDAY  APRIL 22, 2020


Complete Practice Book page 232. 


The ending -er can be added to some words to make new words.  

teach (action word) -   teacher  (a person who teaches)

work __________________________________


learn __________________________________


farm __________________________________


fight __________________________________

read __________________________________


A cause is what makes something happen in a story.

An effect is the event that happens.


  • We read that Fern wanted to ride on the big white boat.  (cause)
  • Fern stretched out her wings and took off. (effect)

Read the story in your Practice Book on pages 227-228  called “A Bunny Wish.”

  • Answer the questions about this story on Page 229.

THURSDAY  APRIL 23, 2020


Complete Practice Book  Page 224


  • Review the following high frequency words:

another climb full great poor through


  • Write a sentence and draw a picture to illustrate your sentence in your Reading Journal or any sheet of paper.

  • Before you hear the story, make a prediction about what Kitten will do in this story.  Write down your prediction.

  • Now:
  • Read and listen to the story “Kitten’s First Full Moon.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ul1jtwcOJXM


  • Why does Kitten want the moon?
  • What clues help you know why Kitten thought the moon was a bowl of milk?
  • Does Kitten think that the moon is waiting for her to come and drink it?
  • Was Kitten successful when she sprang from the top step of the porch to get the moon?




FRIDAY  APRIL 24, 2020


  • Fill in the Graphic Organizer for: “Kitten’s First Full Moon”  PB page 


CAUSE

EFFECT

Kitten thinks the moon is a bowl of milk

Kitten wants it.

The bowl of milk is still waiting.

Kitten chases it.

Kitten leaps into the pond.

Kitten gets wet, sad, tired and hungry.

Kitten goes home.

A bowl of milk waits for Kitten.



  • Click on the link below and watch and learn about the Moon’s phases.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wdN6GY9uCqg


  • Tell me something you learned about the moon.

  • Draw a picture and write a sentence about the phase of the moon you saw this week.  Write a caption for your picture.  

A caption briefly tells you something about a picture.


  • Complete Practice Book page 233.  

Circle the caption that tells about the pictures.



Created by Mary Ann Harshberger: Sunday, April 19 7:19 PM

Due:

Assignment

Grade 1 - Monday - April 7, 2020

  • Listen and read along with the following story:

Peppa’s Easter Egg Hunt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3m_nh_pB5y8


  • Now answer the following questions:
  • What is the title of the story?  

___________________________________________________________


  • Who are the main characters in this story?

___________________________________________________________


  • Where does most of the story take place? 

 ___________________________________________________________


  •  Where did Peppa find an egg? 

___________________________________________________________


  • Where did Freddy Fox find his egg?  

___________________________________________________________


  •  Where did Rebecca find her egg?  

___________________________________________________________


  • What was the magical thing that happened to the hens’ eggs in the story?

___________________________________________________________


Some extra things you can use as well:

  • Link to review first grade sight words:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8t9Jg1r6G0


  • Enjoy doing the Bunny Hokey Pokey each day this week!

Follow the link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2HL2oR94Sw


TUESDAY - April 8, 2020


  • Listen and read along with the following story:

Clifford’s Happy Easter

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_jlsD8hlO9Q


  • What is the title of the story?

________________________________________________________________


  • What is Clifford’s friend’s name?

  

________________________________________________________________


  • Who are the main characters in this story?

________________________________________________________________


  • Where does most of the story take place? 

____________________________________ ____________________________


  •  Did the story contain any words that mean more than one?

          _________________________________________________________________


  • Did you ever color Easter eggs?  Tell me about your egg coloring adventure.  Did you have fun? If you didn’t, tell me what you think it might be like.  Start with a good opening sentence.

  • Write your story in your Reading notebook or another sheet of paper.

Some extras you might like to try as well:

  • Link to review first grade sight words:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8t9Jg1r6G0

  • Link to a few Easter Jokes too!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv8m4ioO3_Y



Wednesday-  April 9, 2020


  • Write a short prayer below telling Jesus “thank you” for all of the great things he did for us.  Read it for your family members every day this week.

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  • Link to review first grade sight words:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8t9Jg1r6G0


Some extras you might like to use as well:

  • Use this link to review beginning sounds:

          https://www.softschools.com/language_arts/phonics/games/beginning_sounds.jsp


  • The Easter Story- Beginners Bible

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PSgoPdKQFQ


Please don’t forget to submit work to my email. 

mharshberger@olmacademy.org


GOD BLESS YOU ALL and ENJOY YOUR EASTER BREAK!

Hope everyone is feeling well!

 Have a “HOPPY” Easter!

Created by Mary Ann Harshberger: Sunday, April 5 5:27 PM

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READING - GRADE1 - Distant Learning - WEEK 3


Hello Everyone!

Welcome to Week 3 of Distant Learning!  I hope you're still feeling well!  

We have had a few beautiful, warm, sunny days to enjoy the outdoors.

Just remember to keep washing your hands, eating healthy and getting plenty of exercise. These will help you keep your body strong.


HOMEWORK:

DON’T FORGET TO READ FOR 15 MINUTES EACH DAY AND FILL IN YOUR READING LOG TOO!

Don’t forget to snap a photo to send to me with your completed work by the end of the week.  Thank you for all your hard work! 

My email is:   mharshberger@olmacademy.org


  MONDAY- 3/30/2020

Essential Question:   How can we classify and categorize things?

Objective:  To make and confirm predictions.  T 10-11

As you read or listen to a story you can make predictions about what will happen next.  Then you can use the evidence in the story to check whether your predictions are right.

Listen to the story about a little girl and a family of bears.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iR2M0QuLPZs


As you listen, ask yourself the question, “What do you think might happen next?”

After you finish listening to the story, tell if your predictions were correct.


classify - To sort or decide what group something belongs in.

Example:  blue , green , red  are classified as colors


Answer the following questions about the Goldilocks Story.

How did Goldilocks classify the food?

How did she classify the chairs?

How did she classify the beds?

Tell me what you learned about Goldilocks from this story?

Vocabulary:   entire - means whole or complete

 organize - To arrange thing in a certain way

  startled - to be suddenly surprised

  trouble - difficulty or problems

  whole  - all of something

Complete  page 213 in the Practice Book.


Next,  read the instructions at the top of page 211 and complete the activities identifying pictures for words with /ar/.


TUESDAY March 31, 2020

 Objective: To identify key ideas and details.

  • Click on the link below to listen to the story “A Barn Full of Hats”.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rW0MwmYs2ww


Answer the following questions:

What is in the box?

Why does Horse want a hat?

What type of hat does Pig find?

What does Cat do with her hat?

Why does Horse like Farmer Clarks hat?

What genre of story do you think “A Barn Full of Hats” is? 

Does it give us real information or is it a made up story that we call a fantasy?)


Read the Story “The Party” in your Practice Book on pages 215-216.  Answer the questions on page 217.


Complete the sentences in your Practice Book on  page 212 using the high frequency words on the top of the page.


VOCABULARY PRACTICE:  Complete page 213 in Practice Book.

      trouble - difficulty or problems

  whole  - all of something


WEDNESDAY, April 1,  2020

Listen to the story   Frog and Toad ”The Lost Button”


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDCpiirBgx0&t=25s


Fill in the Graphic Organizer Chart on page 214 in your Practice Book for  the story “The Lost Button.

Character

CLUE

POINT OF VIEW

FROG

Frog says not to worry.

Frog is calm and patient.

TOAD

Toad shouts.

Toad is upset and mad.

FROG

Frog jumped for joy.

Frog is happy to get the jacket.


Objective:  To read and blend words with /ar/.  Page T13


Read each word in this list and underline the r controlled vowel.

Then choose 5 of these words to use in  sentences,

art dark barn car hard yarn

harm sharp scarf part chart charge

had hard match march smart apart

child party coat fried hockey night

A dog started to bark in the dark yard.

Can a shark live in a barn on a farm?


THURSDAY  APRIL 2, 2020


Use the link below and listen to the story:   Frog and Toad ” A Lost Button” one more time time. Then answer the questions that follow.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDCpiirBgx0&t=25s


Do you think that Frog or Toad was the better friend in “A Lost Button?” Why?  

Use these sentence frames:

I think the better friend was __________________________________.

He was a better friend because _______________________________.


What are all the ways Toad describes his button?


Objective:  To identify words with multiple meanings: bark, left, play, and seal.  

Complete Practice Book page 218.

Look and say the words with the /ar/ sound like in the word “car”. 

Place the correct word in the sentences on Practice Book page 219


Review the way that we make words mean “more than one (plurals)

Irregular Plurals                                                                                      Words that end in sh,ch              Words that end with ss

man       men farm        farms marsh     marshes class classes

child      children church churches mass masses

foot         feet

woman   women

sheep     sheep

mouse    mice

tooth     teeth


Complete the Practice Book page 220.

 FRIDAY APRIL 3, 2020


Read the information in the top box on Practice Book page 221.

Then look at the illustration on page 221.  

Circle the sentence that tells a detail about the illustration.

Then look at the illustration again and write a sentence that tells another detail about that same illustration.


Watch and listen to the story called “Grandma’s Button Box,” using the link below.  It is a story about sorting. Look at the illustrations. Think about ways we sort things.  What ways do you think you could sort buttons or some other item in your house?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dh-VtSNK5Ag


Watch this Kids Academy Video called “How to Sort Objects.”

Then find objects around your house and write a list how you have sorted them by different groups: by color; by size; where they belong. 

Take a picture of your sorting adventure and send it to my email mharshberger@olmacademy.org.

Have fun sorting something that you have around your house and write a couple of sentences telling me about what you found to sort.


Enjoy your weekend!

Created by Mary Ann Harshberger: Saturday, March 28 7:58 PM

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Hello Everyone!
Welcome to Week 2 of Distant Learning!  I hope you re all feeling well!  
Spring has sprung and we are hopeful for a healthy return for all.
Keep washing your hands, eating healthy and getting plenty of fresh air and exercise. 
These will help you keep your body strong.
 
Here is our schedule for:
 
Monday 3/23/2020
Read the story below and write only the answers to the questions.  Then write a paragraph about the topic at the bottom of this assignment.
 
My Visit To A Baseball Game
Alexa is going to a baseball game with her dad. She can hardly wait! It is the first game of the season and they have front row seats! When they get to the stadium, it is very loud. Alexa loves baseball but her favorite part of the game is the snacks. In the middle of the game, a man wearing red stripes walks up and down the aisles yelling, “Peanuts! Popcorn!” “Dad! Can we please get some popcorn?” asks Alexa. “Sure,” says dad. He raises his hand and yells, “We will take a large popcorn!” He hands Alexa the popcorn and they share it as they finish watching the game. They are having a great time.
 
Name __________________________
1. Where is Alexa going?
a) basketball game
b) baseball game
c) to the zoo
d) a parade
 
2. Where are their seats?
a) fifth row
b) front row
c) second row
d) third row
 
3. Who is she going with?
a) her dad
b) her grandpa
c) her friend
d) her mom
 
4. What do they get to eat?
a) peanuts
b) ice cream
c) cupcakes
d) popcorn
Click to read and listen to a story about "The Littlest Leaguer."
 
TUESDAY March 24, 2020
 
Tell me if you have ever gone to see a baseball game or played in a softball or baseball game.
  • What was it like? 
  • What did you see there?
  • Who did you go with? 
  • What did you eat while you were there? 
  • Did you have fun?
  • Would you do it again? Why or Why not?
If you never did, tell me what you think it would be like by answering the following questions.
 
What do you think it would be like?
What do you think you would see there?
Who would you go with?
What do you think you would eat while you were there?
Do you think it would be fun?
 
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2020
Read the short passage and answer the questions.
SCHOOL CARNIVAL
 
Rico’s class went to the school carnival today. It was a lot of fun. Rico won two prizes. He won a blue balloon and a toy car. He had a great time with all of his friends. First, he played a few games. Then, he got popcorn and lemonade with his friends. Finally, he got to watch a magic show. Rico can’t wait to get home and tell his parents all about his fun day!
 
1. Where did Rico’s class go?
_______________________________________________________________________
2. What did Rico win?
_______________________________________________________________________
3. What did he do first?
_______________________________________________________________________
4. What did Rico eat at the carnival?
________________________________________________________
 
Click to read and listen to a story about Dora the Explorer "At the Carnival."
 
THURSDAY MARCH 25, 2020
Read the short passage and answer the questions.
 
BUG HUNTERS
Joey and Jake spent the weekend looking for bugs. They saw a lot of different types of bugs. First, they saw an ant. It was on an ant hill. Next, they saw a big spider. Joey ran away from that bug. He hates spiders! Then, they saw a caterpillar on a tree branch. Finally, they saw a bee sitting on a flower. “I bet it is getting something to eat!” said Jake. At the end of the day, the boys saw ten different types of bugs. They had a fun day!
1. What did Joey and Jake do during the weekend?
_______________________________________________________________________2. What did they see first?
_______________________________________________________________________3. What did Joey run from? Why?
_______________________________________________________________________
4. Where did they see a caterpillar?
________________________________________________________
 
Click to read and listen to two stories about insects.
 
FRIDAY MARCH 27, 2020
 
Read the Rhyme Game story and complete the activities that follow the story.
The Rhyme Game
by Guy Belleranti

Bella and James sat on the grass.  “Let’s play the rhyme game,” Bella said.
“First, you say a word. Then, I’ll say a word that rhymes.”
James nodded. “Truck,” he said.  “Duck,” Bella rhymed.
“House,” James said.  “Mouse,” Bella rhymed.
“Dog,” James said.  “Frog,” Bella rhymed.
“Can I do the rhyming now?” James asked.
“Yes,” Bella said.  “Dress,” James rhymed.
Bella laughed. “Wait. Yes wasn’t my word.
Here it is now.”  “Cow,” James rhymed.
“No,” Bella said, laughing harder. “No, no, no.”
“Go.” James rhymed. “Go, go, go.”
Bella laughed so hard she rolled on the grass.
James rolled next to her.
Rhyming was fun!

Name: __________________________________________________________________________________________________

The Rhyme Game
by Guy Belleranti

1. Where does this story take place?
a. on a sunny day
b. outside
c. at the beach
d. in the morning
 
2. Whose idea was it to play the rhyme game? _________________________________________________________________
 
3. What word did Bella rhyme with dog?
a. hog
b. fog
c. go
d. frog
 

4. Why did Bella keep laughing at James' rhymes?
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________
 
Now try this:
Play the rhyming game with a family member
Draw lines to match the words from the story with their meanings.

1. grass                                                         small furry animal
 

2. nodded                                                      large animal that makes milk
 

3. mouse                                                       moved head up and down
 

4. cow                                                           green plants that make up a lawn
 
 
5. laugh                                                        opposite of stop
 

6. go                                                             Ha, ha, ha!
 
In the story, “The Rhyme Game,” Bella and James think of rhyming words.

Write three sentences with rhyming words.
Use a pair of rhymes in each.
 
Examples: A mouse is in my house.
                  My cat chased a rat.
 
1._____________________________________________________________________________________________
 
2._____________________________________________________________________________________________
 
3._____________________________________________________________________________________________
PLEASE NOTE:
Please take a photo of your work each week and send it to my email address:  mharshberger@olmacademy.org
Thank you for your hard work! 
Keep up the great work at home and thanks to all who are assisting you at home as well.
Hope everyone is feeling well.  We will be using our Practice books for Reading next week so have it handy.  
Enjoy your weekend!
 
Created by Mary Ann Harshberger: Friday, March 27 12:09 PM

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March 17

 

Dear Parents:


Welcome to this new experience in virtual learning! I hope all is well with you and your families. Daily lessons will be posted on my OLMA web page. 

I will be available via email between the scheduled hours each day for any questions or concerns.  


I will continue to keep your family in my prayers at this difficult time.


Sincerely, 


Mary Ann Harshberger

 

Good Morning Everyone!
I hope this format will work out since this is something new but here goes.

You should try to submit your work daily to mharshberger@olmacademy.org

If you have any questions you can email me and I will respond during our class time each day. (8:50 - 9:25 am)

Please let me know if you have any problems and I will try my best to attend to them.
This is a learning experience for all of us.
If possible, submit just the answers to me by email each day.  Please include the Story Title and student name with each submission.
 
Read the short passage and answer the questions.
Jonas is going apple picking with his sister, Maria. They are going to the apple orchard near their house. They need to pick twelve apples. Their mom is going to use the apples to make a big apple pie. At the orchard, Jonas picked nine apples and Maria picked three. They had a great day together. Now they can’t wait to enjoy their pie!
Tuesday
1. Where is Jonas going?
a) on a vacation
b) on a fishing trip
c) to school
d) to the apple orchard
 
In addition to this assignment please continue to read for 15 minutes each day and keep a Reading Log (A sheet sent home and you should make copies as needed). If it did not make it home, just write them on a sheet of paper and bring this to school when we return
Wednesday
2.  Who is he going with?
a) mom
b) Maria
c) Joey
d) dad
Answer the following scavenger hunt questions. Have fun!
Look around your home.  Write down what you see that fits each description.
Something red?                               ________________
Something colorful?                        ________________
Something made of wood?              ________________
Something shiny?                           ________________
Something that should be outside?  ________________
Something soft?                              ________________
 
 
Thursday
3. How many apples do they need?
a)five
b) nine
c) twelve
d) ten
 
Look around your home.  Write down what you see that fits each description.
Something smaller than your hand?     ___________________
Something bigger than you?                ___________________
Something that smells good?               ___________________
Something noisy?                                ___________________
Something with holes in it?                 ____________________
Something younger than you?             ____________________
 
 
Friday
4. What will their mom do with the apples?
a) eat them
b) give them away
c) make a pie
d) make apple juice
 
Let's listen to a story about St. Patrick during this Saints celebration week! 
Use the following link:
 Thanks for all your hard work this last week.  Enjoy your weekend! Stay well.
Created by Mary Ann Harshberger: Wednesday, March 18 10:22 AM

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If you are not receiving the assignments:
  • Please go to the olmacademy.org website.
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  • Click on Classes/Homework.
  • On the Classes/Assignments Page, Click on Building 1 (Please Note: Grade 2 is considered a Primary Grade for this website) or Building 2.
  • Scroll down to your child's Reading teacher.(For Grade 2 Click on Grade 2 Reading and Phonics).
  • Click on my name which will bring you to my Home Page.
  • Click on your grade and scroll down to Classes to select your child's class (For Grade 2 click on Grade 2 Reading and Phonics).
  • You will see the upcoming assignments on the left and a place to subscribe to this page by entering your first name, last name, email address so it automatically sends you the assignments each day in an email notification. 
  • You should now be set up to receive any work that I post for the rest of the year.
Hope this helps!.
 
You made it through this stressful week so here is a story to listen to for a little treat!     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLlwvu8hsrA
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Grade 1 - Practice Book pages 207 and 209
 
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Practice Book page 201
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Practice Book page 200
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Practice book page 173
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Practice book page 148
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Practice book page 149
 
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Practice book pages 141-142
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Read for pleasure.
No written homework this week.
Happy Catholic Schools Week!
 
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Practice book page 123
Read story about Gran's fudge to someone at home.
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Practice book page 118
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Practice book page 111
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Practice book page 112
Bring test back signed.
 
Review these words:
green, grow, pretty, should, together, water
bike, like, ride, hide, mine, fine
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Practice page 109
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Practice book p. 103
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Practice book p. 101
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Practice Book Page 102
 
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Read for 15 minutes.
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Practice book page 93
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Practice book p. 92
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Practice book page 91
Practice reading the words with ch, tch, wh, ph, gh
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Practice Book page 89
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Practice Book page 81
Review words:
all, call, day, her, want
that, ring, fish
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Practice Book page 82
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No written Homework all week 12/2-
Practice for the Christmas concert.
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Read for 15 minutes
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Practice Book p. 79
 
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PB p. 71
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Practice book page 72
Review these words:
all, day, fast, want, call, fish, her, sang, ship, shop, thing, wink, with
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Practice book page 63
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Practice book page 62
Review these words:
could
live
one
then
three
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Practice book page 59
 
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Practice book page 51
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Practice book page  52
Review vocabulary:
again
help
new
there
use
Words with short e spelled with ea and e.(examples:  head, wet)
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Practice book page 41
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Practice Book page 42
Review these words:
jump
move
run
two
Words with these blends: sp, sk, sc, sn, br, st, tr, pr, dr, cr
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Practice Book p. 33
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Practice Book page 32
Review words:
mom lot got hop hot box on log dog doll rock sock toss floss fox lost pond flop plop block fun make they too
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Practice Book page 23
Things to review:
Vocabulary:
be
come
good
pull
Words with l-blends- gl, cl, pl
Sequence words: First, next, last
 
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Practice book page 18
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Practice book page 12
Review these words:
down
out
up
very
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Practice book page 11
Review these words:
down
out
up
very
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Practice book page 9
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Practice Book page 2
Review these words - does, not, school, what
 
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