First Grade Homework, what to expect?
Homework is a crucial part of your child's active learning process and essential to their academic progress. Please make sure that all homework is completed daily.
Please remember spelling homework is the same every week:
Remember to read with your child every night for at least 20 minutes and talk with your child about the story.
- Monday -- Write words 3 times each.
- Tuesday -- Sentences and ABC Order for words 1 -5.
- Wednesday -- Sentences and ABC Order for words 6 - 10.
- Thursday -- Study for spelling test.
- Math homework will be given every night in math workbook.
- Homework will vary between all first grade classes.
- Spelling Test are given every Friday!
March - April: What is Grade 1 studying?
ELA: Integrated Unit of Study: In the Community
- During the beginning of March, students will read nonfiction text and fiction stories to learn about the people in our community who help us and our families and ways we can contribute to our community.
- Informative writing: Students will learn how to introduce their topic, include facts and details about their topic, and provide a sense of closure. They will continue to use the writing process and 6+1 Traits of Writing.
ELA: Nonfiction Integrated Units of Study
- How Times Have Changed:
- Students will read fiction and nonfiction text to learn about how life has changed.
- Opinion Writing: Students will learn how to introduce their topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.
- Chapter 9: Students will use tools to measure length and be able to tell time.
- Chapter 10: Students will represent data using pictures graphs, bar graphs, and tally charts.
- Chapter 11: Students will explore and identify three-dimensional shapes.