Distance Learning Week 6: May 18-22, 2020

WEEK 6 DISTANCE LEARNING:  May 18-May 22, 2020

Monday:  May 18

GoMath: Do Chapter 12, Lesson 1 (p. 489-492)

Homework p.492A/B

Journeys: Lesson 28 Reading/Language Arts Day 1

In big book: Read The Kite. (p. 82-101)

Decodable Reader (little book): Read Sally Jane and Beth Ann, (p.67-74)

Reader’s Notebook: Do pages 182-183

Grammar: Adjectives—Schoolhouse Rock supplemental

Spelling: Write each word three times each in journal.  Write two sentences using this week’s spelling words.  Encourage your child to print neatly and form letters correctly.

Science:  Chapter7-Lesson2:  Cooling Matter


Tuesday:  May 19

GoMath: Do Chapter 12, Lesson 2 (p. 493-496)

Homework p. 496A/B

Journeys: Lesson 28 Reading/Language Arts Day 2

In big book: Re-read The Kite, (p. 86-101) Read and Discuss p.102-103

Decodable Reader (little book): Read Ty and Big Gilly, (p.75-82)

Reader’s Notebook: Do pages 184-187

Spelling: Practice words

Writing: If you were a bird, would you want the robins as your friends?  Why, or why not?  Use evidence from the text (The Kite)to support your answer.


Wednesday:  May 20:

GoMath: Do Chapter 12, Lesson 3 (p. 497-500)

Homework p. 500A/B

Journeys: Lesson 28 Reading/Language Arts Day 3

In Big Book—Read and discuss pages 104-105.

Decodable Reader (little book): Read Bird Watching, (p.83-90)

Reader’s Notebook: Do pages 188-193

Writing: Read and discuss page 104. Respond to page 105 in your Journal.

Spelling: Practice words

Science:  Chapter 7, Lesson 3—Mixing Matter

Thursday:  May 21

GoMath: Do Chapter 12, Lesson 4 (p. 501-504)

Homework p. 504A/B

Journeys: Lesson 28 Reading/Language Arts Day4

In big book: Read Measuring Weather, (p. 106-108)

Decodable Reader (little book): Read Benches, (p.91-98)

Reader’s Notebook: Do pages 194-195

Spelling: Practice words—test tomorrow

Writing: Read page 109 in the Big Book (Journeys).  Choose one option to respond to in your Journal.


Friday:  May 22

GoMath: Do Chapter 12, Lesson 5 (p. 505-508)

Homework: p. 508A/B

Journeys: Lesson 28 Reading/Language Arts Day 5

In big book: Grammar—read page 110, do page 111 in your Journal.

Reader’s Notebook: Do page 196

Spelling: Take spelling test in Journal –remind your child of the spelling pattern this week (long I spellings:  igh, y, and ie)

Scholastic News:  Making Ice Cream

Supplemental Activity:  fun and tasty science experiment—baggie ice cream (included in Week 6 Distance Learning pack)








GOMATH:  Do one lesson per day.

Optional:  Go to Think Central and introduce each lesson with the interactive text.  Each lesson also has a Math on the Spot Video that corresponds to a certain problem.


Journeys:  Reading in Big Book:  Read story together and discuss.

Decodable Reader (little book):  Parent reads the story to child first.  Then read the story chorally with child.  Lastly, child reads to you—support as needed.


Reader’s Notebook:  Read directions to your child, then encourage them to read and complete independently.


Spelling:  Practice spelling words daily.


Journal Writing:  Encourage your child to write neatly and to use capital letters at the beginning of every sentence and proper noun.  Remind them that each sentence must have a period or end mark.


Physical Education (P.E.):  At least 100 minutes a week.  GoNoodle is a great resource.  Keep track of P.E. minutes with the P.E. log/calendar.


*Supplemental:  thinkcentral.com, MobyMax, Scholastic News (www.scholastic.com/sn1  --  click on student, password is firstgradefriends), and Schoolhouse Rock