Mrs. Rothert – 1st Grade

*Please scroll down to see the week of May 4th*

Week of May 11th

The Last Week of School!

Monday, May 11th

Religion: Click here for the devotion.

https://youtu.be/sO2V8DXqVtg

*Think about your favorite Bible story that we have read this year.  You are going to retell the story in some way.  You can draw a comic strip, make a small book, record a video, make a storytelling mobile, create stained glass windows, etc.  Your project is due Wednesday.  This is your assignment for today and Tuesday.  Send your completed project to Mrs. Rothert.

Handwriting (optional): Choose a Bible verse to write in your neatest handwriting.

Reading: Our reading story today is Loula is Leaving for Africa. Click on the video below or log into Epic to read it. 

https://youtu.be/H47brjkaeDQ

*Answer the following questions and send them to Mrs. Rothert.  Be sure to use complete sentences.  

  1. Have you ever felt like running away?  Why?
  2. If you ran away, where would you go?
  3. What would you take with you? 

Now, do read to self time for 20 minutes.  If you liked our reading story, check out the other Loula books on Epic.  Use one of our strategies to decode unfamiliar words: skip it and come back, say the sounds, chunk it, rhyme it, or use the pictures. 

Phonics: Long e spelled ie, y, and ey

Click here for the phonics video.

https://youtu.be/t4USfEB90oo

There is no assignment.

Phonics Reader: Track and Field

https://youtu.be/llBs19n7Wng

Spelling: There is no spelling work this week.

Math: Practice Xtra Math (2 times this week)

Math Lesson 14-6 pages 777-782.  Click below for the video.

https://youtu.be/_TA_GRsmAzM

*Send a picture of pages 781 and 782 to Mrs. Rothert.

Science (optional): Music and Sound

Visit this website to learn about how sound is made and how it gets to our ears!

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-1-2.html

Scroll down to Day 3: Physical Science Sound and Music to find the books and activities.

While you are there, you can also explore the other Learning Journeys and Play Starters Scholastic has created.  


Tuesday, May 12th

Religion: Click here for the devotion.

https://youtu.be/r1ih-eB53ZU

*Continue working on your project from Monday.  It is due Wednesday.

Handwriting (optional): Choose a Bible verse to write in your neatest handwriting.

Reading: Our reading story today is Last Day Blues. Click on the video below or log into Epic to read it.

https://youtu.be/HCCcZAPyTuE

*Answer the following questions and send them to Mrs. Rothert.  Be sure to use complete sentences.  

  1. What do you think teachers do on the last day of school after the kids leave?
  2. What do you think they do in the summer?

Now, do read to self time for 20 minutes.  As you read, make predictions about what you think will happen. If you liked our reading story today, check out the other books by Julie Danneberg on Epic.  

Phonics: Long e spelled ie, y, and ey

There is no phonics video or assignment.

Phonics Reader: Sports Played in Water

Click here for the phonics reader video.

https://youtu.be/iFy25aRuU_0

Spelling: There is no spelling this week.

Math: Practice Xtra Math (2 times this week)

Math Lesson 14-7 pages 783-788.  Click below for the video.

https://youtu.be/o07sfKVljhk

*Send a picture of pages 787 and 788 to Mrs. Rothert. 


Wednesday, May 13th

Click here for today’s devotion.

https://youtu.be/4HuBXruWKOs

Do Read to Self time today for 20 minutes.  

Practice Xtra Math.

Make sure you have all of your work turned in by the end of the day today. Any work from previous weeks is also due today. (Mrs. Rothert has already let you know if you were missing any assignments.)  


Thursday, May 14th

Last Day of School!

9:00 Chapel service live streamed on the school Facebook page

10:45 First Grade zoom end of the year awards and scavenger hunt (Check your email for the invitation)


Week of May 4th

*No School Friday*

Announcements

  • We are finished with our reading books.  The reading series has the students revisit some of the stories during the final units.  We will be using Epic for our reading stories instead.  I have recorded myself reading the stories as well.  Students can log in or watch the video.  It is not necessary to do both.  You can find the stories in the top right hand corner by clicking on the mailbox.  If you watch the videos, there is a short delay at the beginning of each one.  I believe they start after about 5 seconds.

Monday, May 4th

Religion: Click here for the devotion and religion lesson.

https://youtu.be/wEyw1nuqrbA

*Pick a favorite Bible verse.  Make a sign that shows that Bible verse. Decorate it and hang it (with an adult’s help) somewhere in your house for everyone to see. Send a picture of your completed poster to Mrs. Rothert by Thursday.

Handwriting (optional): Free Choice in your handwriting book

Reading: Our reading story today is How the Dinosaur Got to the Museum. Click below for the video or read it on Epic.

https://youtu.be/g3W_dGpjLjo

*It takes a lot of people to put a dinosaur in a museum.  Which job listed in the book would you want to have?  Use complete sentences to tell at least two reasons why. (“It is awesome” is not a reason.)  Send your sentences to Mrs. Rothert.

Now, do Read to Self for 20 minutes.  As you read, look for anything that repeats in your books or a pattern that you see.

Phonics: Diphthong ou and ow as in owl

Click here for the phonics video. 

https://youtu.be/oy9irkZvdNE

Students will need a piece of paper and a pencil or a white board. *You need to send a picture of the word sort activity to Mrs. Rothert. 

Phonics Reader: At the Park

Click here for a video of the phonics reader.  Just pause it so your child can read each page.  You can also access this reader through Google Classroom.

https://youtu.be/xq2ctTYoGMo

Spelling: how, now, house, ouch, town, talk, call, cause, draw, saw, noise, joy, voice, point, soil *Bonus: dinosaur

*Write your words three times each or using rainbow writing.  Send it to Mrs. Rothert.

Math: Practice Xtra Math

Math Lesson 11-6  Click the link below for the video of the lesson. If your child is doing well with the concept of subtracting tens, he/she probably does not need to watch the video.

https://youtu.be/hECo72NsQeg

*Send a picture of pages 645 and 646 to Mrs. Rothert.

Social Studies (optional): Log into Epic and read the book Lily Learns About Wants and Needs. Now, divide a piece of paper or a whiteboard in half.  Label one side “wants” and the other side “needs.”  We’ve been at home a long time and haven’t been going to the store as often.  List 4 things your family needs and 4 things your family wants. Send it to Mrs. Rothert. (Yes, you can count this for read to self time!)


Tuesday, May 5th

Religion: Be a missionary!  Please call someone in the nursing home and share a bible story with them.  You can read one of the stories from your religion book or choose one from your Bible at home. Practice before you call!  You might also think of a few things to talk to the person about.  If you need someone to call, please let me know. I have a list of people from Hoosier Christian Village that would like a call.   (You can do this any time this week.) Alternatively, you can also make a card to send them.  

Handwriting (optional): Free Choice in your handwriting book

Reading: Our reading story today is Mr. Crum’s Potato Predicament. Click below for the video or read it on Epic. 

https://youtu.be/ICW7sC0yXVo

*The author uses many interesting words in this story.  Be a word collector and write down at least 5 interesting words. Pick one of your words to use in a sentence. Send your words and sentence to Mrs. Rothert. 

Now, do read to self for 20 minutes.  As you read, tune into interesting words.

Phonics: Diphthong oy and oi as in boy

Click here for the phonics video. 

https://youtu.be/uGAHc8JVmiM

Students will need a piece of paper and a pencil or a white board. *You need to send a picture of the word sort activity to Mrs. Rothert. 

Phonics Reader: Going Up

Click here for a video of the phonics reader.  Just pause it so your child can read each page.  You can also access this reader through Google Classroom. There is some delay in the video while my computer loads the pages. 

https://youtu.be/_BYWIOSRgvA

Spelling: how, now, house, ouch, town, talk, call, cause, draw, saw, noise, joy, voice, point, soil *Bonus: dinosaur

Get outside!  Practice your words in the dirt/sand or with sidewalk chalk.  

Math: Practice Xtra Math

Math Lesson 11-7  Click the link below for the video of the lesson. 

https://youtu.be/JGOD_H75zSo

*Send a picture of pages 651 and 652 to Mrs. Rothert.

There is a math test tomorrow.

Social Studies (optional): Log into Epic and read the book What Do We Buy. Now, divide a piece of paper or a whiteboard in half.  Label one side “goods” and the other side “services.” List 3 things on each side. Send it to Mrs. Rothert.


Wednesday, May 6th

Religion: Click here for the devotion and religion lesson.

https://youtu.be/CGLPweJ6WTM

There is no assignment to turn in.

To see more photographs, visit http://eol.jsc.nasa.gov and http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/gallery/images/station.

Handwriting (optional): Free Choice in your handwriting book

Reading: Our reading story today is The BooBoos that Changed the World. Click below for the video or read it on Epic.

https://youtu.be/yNwWWXNkpiU

*There are many problems in this story.  Write a sentence that tells one of the problems.  Write another sentence that tells the solution to that problem.  Send it to Mrs. Rothert.

Now, do read to self for 20 minutes.  As you read, think about the problem the characters are having and what the solution is.

Phonics: aw, au, al, all (like saw)

Click here for the phonics video. 

https://youtu.be/Pw1xGPrxzJE

Phonics Reader: Faith Plays Chess

Click here for a video of the phonics reader.  Just pause it so your child can read each page.  You can also access this reader through Google Classroom. 

https://youtu.be/1G4-stv7ZyY

*Hunt for aw, au, all, and al words in the story. Divide your paper into four squares.  Sort the words by how they are spelled (aw, au, all, or al).  Send a picture of your work to Mrs. Rothert. 

Spelling: how, now, house, ouch, town, talk, call, cause, draw, saw, noise, joy, voice, point, soil *Bonus: dinosaur

*Write your words in your neatest handwriting and send it to Mrs. Rothert.  

Math: Practice Xtra Math

Math Test Topic 11 pages 657-660.  Click the link below for the video of the test 

https://youtu.be/etzbgVckoOg

*Send a picture of all the pages to Mrs. Rothert.

Social Studies (optional): Log into Epic and read the book Who’s Buying? Who’s Selling? List three producers. Send it to Mrs. Rothert.


Thursday, May 7th

Religion: Click here for the devotion and religion lesson.

https://youtu.be/RWBG7BwSyZo

*Your assignment from Monday is due today. Send a picture to Mrs. Rothert.

Handwriting (optional): Free Choice in your handwriting book

 Reading: We have read lots of amazing stories this year.  Which one was your favorite?  

*You will be doing a short book report on one story that we read. (Please do not use The BooBoos That Changed the World. That is the example book.) Send it to Mrs. Rothert when you are finished. You need to use complete sentences and include the following in your book report:

  1. Title of your story/book
  2. Two sentences (or more) that tell what your book is about
  3. Is your book fiction or nonfiction
  4. Two reasons why this book/story is your favorite (“It is awesome” is not a reason.  Why do you think it is awesome?)  
  5. An ending sentence that encourages other students to read this story.

Click on the video below to write your report with Mrs. Rothert.

 https://youtu.be/YC5A1QwbUXg

 Now, do read to self for 20 minutes.  Work on using a good reading voice.  

Phonics: Inflections -ed and -ing

Click here for the phonics video. 

https://youtu.be/KamBZqDyaec

*Do the phonics activity at the end of the video.  Send a picture of it to Mrs. Rothert.

Phonics Reader: My Big Bike Race

Click here for a video of the phonics reader.  Just pause it so your child can read each page.  You can also access this reader through Google Classroom. 

https://youtu.be/1tfNP-lgdNw

Spelling: Click on the video below for the spelling test.

https://youtu.be/2bKcPIT1-pU

*Send a picture of your test to Mrs. Rothert.

Math: Practice Xtra Math

We are skipping around to hit a few important lessons before the end of the year.

Math Lesson 14-2 pages 753-758  Click the link below for the video of the lesson. 

https://youtu.be/C6f940WsDQI

*Send a picture of pages 757-758 to Mrs. Rothert.

Social Studies (optional): Log into Epic and choose one of the other books in the social studies collection to read.  Tell Mrs. Rothert the book you read and one thing you learned. 


Week of April 27th

*No school Friday*

Announcements

  • I believe we will finish the letter pages of the handwriting book on Monday. There are several more pages interspersed in the book that have sentences, grammar practice, some math practice, etc.  Please have your child select a page to do.  

Monday, April 27th

Religion: Click here for the devotion and religion lesson.

https://youtu.be/giGlQ_AZzJ8

*Make a list of 5 people you would like to pray for or share God’s word with. You can also draw the tree as shown in the video. Send your list to Mrs. Rothert.

(optional) Handwriting: Uppercase Z

Reading: Click here for the video of today’s reading story I Am Amelia Earhart. 

https://youtu.be/6Lx2K1Mg5a0

This story is not in your reading book. You can also view this book by logging into your intoReading account. There is no assignment to turn in.

Now, do read to self time for a total of 20 minutes today. When you are finished reading, retell the story to someone. Be sure to keep the events in order. 

Phonics: oo like moose

Click here for the phonics video. 

https://youtu.be/Iv95B6itH3M

Students will need a piece of paper and a pencil or a white board. *You need to send a picture of the word sort activity to Mrs. Rothert. 

Phonics Reader: Bear’s Night Job

https://youtu.be/TP8wbQoJod0

Click here for a video of the phonics reader.  Just pause it so your child can read each page.  You can also access this reader through the intoReading website. 

Spelling: bear, color, happy, money, music, second, sound, without, moon, zoo, food, cool, soup, moose, glue  *Bonus: balloon

*Practice your spelling words by writing them 3 times each or doing rainbow writing. Send a picture of your work to Mrs. Rothert.

Math: Practice Xtra Math

Math Lesson 11-1 pages 611-616 .  Click the link below for the video of the lesson.  

https://youtu.be/-gmK0bW8NrA

*Send a picture of pages 615 and 616 to Mrs. Rothert for grading. 

It might be helpful for your child to have a 120 chart to use for Topic 11.  The website below has a free printable 120 chart.  There is also a chart on the first page of L11-2.  You can save that page and use it throughout Topic 11. https://www.dadsworksheets.com/charts/hundreds-chart/120-chart.html

(optional) Social Studies: Timeline Project (week long project)

 You are going to make your own timeline.  It should include from when you were born to present day.  Include 5 big events. Big events might include, but are not limited to, losing the first tooth, being baptized, becoming a big brother/sister, going on a special trip, moving, starting school, getting a pet, or winning a special award.  Write a complete sentence for each event. Please include at least two actual photographs. Send a picture of your completed project to Mrs. Rothert at the end of the week.  

(optional) Today we have gym!  Play “Mother May I?” with your family.


Tuesday, April 28th

Religion: Be a missionary!  Please call someone in the nursing home and share a bible story with them.  You can read one of the stories from your religion book or choose one from your Bible at home. Practice before you call!  You might also think of a few things to talk to the person about.  If you need someone to call, please let me know. I have a list of people from Hoosier Christian Village that would like a call.   (You can do this any time this week.)

(optional) Handwriting: Free Choice

Reading: Click here for the video of today’s reading story Joaquin’s Zoo. 

https://youtu.be/–3YTuvhTaM

Follow along in your reading book. You can also view this book by logging into your intoReading account. 

*Do the writing activity on pages 190 and 191.  Send a picture to Mrs. Rothert.

Now, do read to self time for a total of 20 minutes today. As you read, make connections.  Does what you are reading remind you of another book you have read?

Phonics: Words with the sound oo as in moose

There is no video today. 

In place of the worksheet, we are going to make a list of rhyming words.  You can use a whiteboard or a piece of paper.  

1.Divide your paper into 4 boxes.  

  1. In each box, write one of these words: moon, boot, zoo, bear.
  2. Now, change the beginning sound of each word to make at least 3 words that rhyme.  When you are finished, each box should have at least 4 words.  Make sure they are real words!  It is fine if the sounds are not spelled in the same way. 

*4. Send a picture of your work to Mrs. Rothert.

Phonics Reader: Odd Sounds at Night

https://youtu.be/e35VU7rTcfY

Click here for a video of the phonics reader.  Just pause it so your child can read each page.  You can also access this reader through the intoReading website. 

Spelling: bear, color, happy, money, music, second, sound, without, moon, zoo, food, cool, soup, moose, glue  *Bonus: balloon

*Practice your spelling words by doing spelling exercises. (ex: jumping jacks, pushups, punches, arm circles, squats, etc.)

Math: Practice Xtra Math

Math Lesson 11-2 pages 617-622 .  Click the link below for the video of the lesson.  

https://youtu.be/Me89lmSSCFc

*Send a picture of pages 621 and 622 to Mrs. Rothert for grading. 

(optional) Today we have computers!  Instead of spending more time in front of a screen, make up your own scavenger hunt for outside or inside your house.  Have a family member see if they can find everything on your list.


Wednesday, April 29th

Religion: Click here for the devotion and religion lesson.

https://youtu.be/-AVAc0lyORI

There is no assignment to turn in. 

(optional) Handwriting: Free Choice

Reading: Click here for the video of today’s reading story Fay and the Dragon. 

https://youtu.be/WIrGFScF4Ik

Follow along in your reading book. You can also view this book by logging into your intoReading account. 

*Do the writing activity on pages 192-194. (skip page 195)  Send a picture to Mrs. Rothert.

Now, do read to self time for a total of 20 minutes today. As you read, think about the characters.  What words tell about the characters?  What do their actions tell about them?

Phonics: oo like moose

Click here for the phonics video. 

https://youtu.be/5c5-lyhVxNI

Phonics Reader: Bear Gets Sick

https://youtu.be/yuWpYLtZUIQ

Click here for a video of the phonics reader.  Just pause it so your child can read each page.  You can also access this reader through the intoReading website. 

*Make a list of all the words with the oo sound as in moose.  Sort the words by how they are spelled.  Send a picture of your word sort to Mrs. Rothert

Spelling: bear, color, happy, money, music, second, sound, without, moon, zoo, food, cool, soup, moose, glue  *Bonus: balloon

*Practice your spelling words anyway you choose.  Tell Mrs. Rothert how you practiced. 

Math: Practice Xtra Math

Math Lesson 11-4 pages 629-634 (skip lesson 11-3) .  Click the link below for the video of the lesson.  

https://youtu.be/KQBceLqaTko

*Send a picture of pages 633 and 634 to Mrs. Rothert for grading. 

(optional) Today we have music!  Learn a song in another language.


Thursday, April 30th

Religion: Click here for the devotion and religion lesson.

https://youtu.be/sRTuvSarYmo

There is no assignment to turn in. 

(optional) Handwriting: Free Choice

Reading: Click here for the video of today’s reading story Rosie Revere Engineer. 

https://youtu.be/1zLwIheiTko

This story is not in your reading book. You can access it through Epic. (At the end of the story, I tell the kiddos that there are some related books to this one that we are going to read next week.  I changed my mind when I started planning.  The other books they might enjoy are Iggy Peck Architect and Ada Twist Scientist.  They are welcome to explore them on Epic.)

*Create a Venn Diagram as shown in the video.  Choose two of the characters to compare and contrast.  Directions are in the video. Here is the link for Charlotte the Scientist. https://youtu.be/nQSggACr_pY The rest of the stories are in your reading book. Send a picture to Mrs. Rothert.

Now, do read to self time for a total of 20 minutes today. As you read, work on using a good reading voice.  Be sure to read the punctuation and change your voices for the characters.

Phonics: prefix re-

Click here for the phonics video.

https://youtu.be/PDL7qh239sg

There is no assignment to turn in.

Phonics Reader: Bear in the Dark

https://youtu.be/HNLCt7aap2o

Click here for a video of the phonics reader.  Just pause it so your child can read each page.  You can also access this reader through the intoReading website. 

Spelling Test: Click the video below for the test.

https://youtu.be/YDOo8gBZLmI

*Send a picture of your test to Mrs. Rothert.

Math: Practice Xtra Math

Math Lesson 11-5 pages 635-640 .  Click the link below for the video of the lesson.  

https://youtu.be/KJ0bkzXlUXs

*Send a picture of pages 639 and 640 to Mrs. Rothert for grading. 

(optional) Today we have library!  Log into Epic and check out some other books about Amelia Earhart.

(optional) We usually have art on Friday.  Check out the “How to Draw” section on Art Projects for Kids.  Pick a picture to draw and follow the directions.

https://artprojectsforkids.org/my-drawing-tutorial-portfolio/drawing/


Mystery Doug

This is one of our class’s favorite websites.  They have unlocked all of the videos for viewing.  Check it out!

https://mysteryscience.com


New Videos Tuesday, March 31st

Story Time

Check out the new art project!

Follow the link for a story!

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