Students will roll a dice and use the legend at the top of the game-board to see which shape they roll. Students will then use a counter or marker to cover up the shape they rolled. This game is best set up as a math rotation/center. This game can be played individually or in partners.
This addition card mat is meant to be set up as a center to use during your addition unit.
Students will flip over 2 cards and place them in the card spots. They will then use a dry erase marker to write the full addition sentence.
You will need to print the mat and laminate in order to use with dry erase. Alternatively, you could place sheet in a dry erase sleeve.
First grade is an adventure! Kids are excited to learn and always ready for more. With that in mind, we’ve gathered together learning links and fun activities that will help kids build skills in literacy, math, science, and social studies—plus some that are just for enjoyment. This list of first grade websites and activities is something kids can easily do at home with their families.
This Your Curriculum at a Glance document
was developed to provide a complete outline of the Saskatchewan ELA 2 curriculum including: unit themes, questions for deeper understanding, must do
lists, outcomes and I can statements. This document should be shared with
students for transfer of responsibility opportunities.
Family History Inquiry Project in action.
In this Grade 1 inquiry project, the students compare past and present. They make personal connections and are engaged in the process of finding out what life really was like in the past, as well as find similarities to their own lives. Through the use of technology, iPod Nanos and mini-camcorders, students will not bogged down by their limited writing abilities. For English language learners, the use of technology permits them to gather stories in their families' native language.
• Covers everything from letters and sounds to reading full sentences.
• Designed in collaboration with leading academics.
• Complements all synthetic phonics programmes used in schools.
• Computer version is 100% free.
Interactions and Interdependence of Individuals
IN1.1 Describe the diversity of traditions, celebrations, or stories of individuals in the classroom and school.
- this grade 1 "I Can" observation checklist allows assessment of the indicators for this outcome.
- shared by Crystal Johnson, Davidson School, 2014
The Grade 1-3 PLC team has created a choice board for students learning from home in response to COVID-19. The areas addressed include Reading, Writing, Math, Get Moving, Get Creative, and a Project. The focus of this week is poetry and geometry.
This comprehensive resource from Saskatchewan Rivers Public School Division includes units of study plus curricular and assessment resources for Grade 1 Arts Education, ELA, Health Education, Physical Education, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies. Look for rubrics, vocabulary lists, summarized outcomes, unit plans, sample year plans (and templates), Treaty Education outcomes and indicators as well lots of other teacher resources. Some of the information is not available as a login is required.
This resource was based off of the Focuses on Language section of the SK curriculum. It is intended to be an "at a glance" document for teaching grammar.
This website features all of the great things Highlights Kids has to offer: activities, jokes, games, opportunities to explore fascinating things, view podcast and playlists, and participate in "Hidden Pictures" adventures. Lots of fun for kids to explore!
The following files contain all learning outcomes for each grade from kindergarten through grade 12 written in student-friendly I CAN statements.
This is a very useful tool for PeBL initiatives and can be used by teachers or students when designing learning activities and assignments.
SFUSD's creative computing curriculum introduces computer science as a creative, collaborative, and engaging discipline to children in kindergarten through second grade.
Across 4 units and 15-20 lessons, students will learn about algorithms and programming, computing systems, the Internet, and impacts of computing, while developing strong practices and dispositions. Lessons are designed to be implemented in 45 to 60-minute periods approximately once per week.
There are three levels available and a flow chart to help you decide where your students should start!
Just because students are young doesn't mean they can't code! Get them started today.
This resource includes great assessment tips for Kindergarten to Grade 5 for in-class assessment as well as ideas for teachers who are providing remote learning to their students. We Are Teachers is a tremendous place to find ots of wonderful teaching resources in all areas for all grade levels. Check it out the complete site at: https://www.weareteachers.com/
Primary grade students need extensive experience with graphic organizers and math manipulatives, but it can be difficult to provide this practice in ways that are engaging and interactive. Kidspiration software helps to meet this need with graphic organizer activities and math manipulative activities in a colorful, easy to navigate interface with extensive audio. In addition, Kidspiration can provide a creative outlet for students’ self-expression. This software can be used to teach and reinforce content across the subject areas, and it is also well-suited to interdisciplinary projects. When integrating it in a kindergarten or first-grade classroom, Kidspiration does require a significant investment of teacher time for planning and scaffolding.
This PDF resource covers the following "Enduring Understandings/Essential Questions:
1. What is a family?
2. People have families to help meet their needs.
3. What are basic human needs?
4. How do humans meet these needs and how has this changed over time?
5. How are families similar and different?
Students will get a number and record it in the circle. They will then fill in the blank spaces surrounding the number with numbers that come before and after their selected number.
All materials included.
The following is a collection of phonological awareness resources teachers may find useful when setting up their early literacy programs in Kindergarten and Grade 1.