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Welcome, Wolf Canyon 1st Grade Timberwolves!

It’s the start of the new school year! This school year is definitely going to be different from years past. The best part is, we’re making history, even rewriting it! What we do now is going to be echoed throughout the ages. We are pioneers, the leaders of tomorrow, and the best part is…we’re doing this TOGETHER.

Your First Grade Teacher Team this year is Mrs. Zavala, Miss Mazeau, Mrs. Carreon, Mrs. Diaz, and Mrs. Lee, and we have been working tirelessly to get you “Success Supplies” and testing out the applications for the school year! We have added some important information below. Don’t worry, in the next few days, we will update you with more news to keep you informed. We only ask for your continued patience and understanding, as we forge ahead for a great school year!

The First Grade Schedule for our First Week is posted below.

After the first week, we will be following this regular schedule.

If you have already picked up your “Success Supplies”, take some time to familiarize yourselves with the contents in the folders. For those of you who missed the “Pick Up Party” on Wednesday, no worries! We have a Make Up Pick Up Party tomorrow, Saturday, August 29th from 9:00am to 11:00am.

District IT Help Desk: Having technical problems? Call the Chula Vista Elementary School District IT Help Desk Hotline at (619) 409-6638.

Let’s do this together!

Go Wolf Canyon Timberwolves!

Welcome to Week 7 in Distance Learning!

We are getting into the groove of things! We learned a lot these past six weeks and we are exploring the possibilities in this virtual landscape! Our students are beginning to show independence by logging in to class on their own and navigating between applications like professionals! Kudos!!

Thank you, parents, for your continued support, and making it a great learning experience for our kiddos! Don’t forget to check out “Looking Ahead” for information and events happening in the near future.

Welcome to Week 5 in First Grade Distance Learning!

We are getting into the groove of things! We learned a lot these past four weeks and we are excited for what lies ahead. Last week we tried out a new way of learning through NearPod lessons. We are excited to see students engaged and participating like never before!

Thank you, parents, for your continued support, and making it a great learning experience for our kiddos! This week, we are including “Looking Ahead” for information and events happening in the near future.

Q4 Week 3, 4/27-5/1

Here is Weekly Plan for Week 3:

Reading

  1. Complete the following Seesaw activities: a. Read Aloud, b. RAE Response and c. Phonics
  2. Read independently and/or with parent daily (20 min.)

Writing – Using the science links, write an informative paragraph about the Solar System. Be sure to include 4 facts with details. You may use your writing notebook pages to help. Take a picture when finished and upload onto Seesaw.

Math

  1. Complete a math Seesaw math activity every day.
  2. Complete 2 lessons on iReady.
  3. Word Problem of the Week: A bike shop had a total of 70 bikes. 29 have baskets. How many do not have baskets? Take a picture of your answer and upload on Seesaw.

Science: Complete the 4 Seesaw assignments about the Solar System.

Bonus

*Choose any activity from Bonus list sent by your teacher.

*Music with Ms. C: https://safeyoutube.net/w/hy28

*Art with Mrs. Adamos: https://wolfpackartistsblog.wordpress.com

*ArtHub Earth Day https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pL8z6Penuvo

 

Q4 Week 2, 4/20-4/25

Here is Weekly Plan for Week 2:

Reading

  1. Complete the following Seesaw activities: a. Phonics activity, b. Read aloud & response and c. Grammar activity
  2. Read independently and/or with parent daily (20 min.) and complete Reading at Home activity on Seesaw

Writing – Write an opinion paragraph about what you like about distance learning. Be sure to include a hook sentence, your opinion, 2 reasons with examples. You may use your writing notebook pages to help. Do Opinion Writing assignment on Seesaw by taking a picture and recording yourself reading what you wrote.

Math

  1. Complete a math Seesaw math activity every day.
  2. Complete 2 lessons on iReady.
  3. Word Problem of the Week: There were 36 passengers on a train. Then, 40 passengers boarded the train. How many passengers are now on the train? Solve using RDW. Take a picture of your answer and upload on Seesaw.

Bonus

*Choose any activity from Bonus list sent by your teacher.

*Take a virtual field trip: https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour

*Music with Ms. C: https://safeyoutube.net/w/yUx5

*Art with Mrs. Adamos: https://wolfpackartistsblog.wordpress.com

 

Month of Military Child Virtual Spirit Week

Monday, April 20th – Camo Day

Tuesday, April 21st – Superhero Day

Wednesday, April 22nd – Purple UP! Day (Wear purple)

Thursday, April 23rd – Patriotic Day (Wear red, white & blue)

Friday, April 24th – Hat Day

Q4 Week 1, April 13-17

Welcome back timberwolves! We missed you all! This quarter will be a new journey into distance learning. Please take some time to log into the appropriate programs and explore.

Here is Weekly Plan for Week 1:

Reading

  1. Complete at least 2 Seesaw activities
  2. Read independently and/or with parent daily (20 min.)

Writing – Write a narrative paragraph about what you did over Spring Break. Be sure to include Bold Beginning, Might Middle and Exciting Ending. You may use your writing notebook pages to help. Take a picture when you finished and upload onto Seesaw.

Math

  1. Complete at least 2 Seesaw math activities
  2. Complete 2 lessons on I-Ready
  3. Complete Word Problem of the Week: Carlos had 60 pounds of ice for a party. Some of the ice melted. Now he has only 10 pounds of ice. How many pounds of ice melted? Solve using RDW. Take a picture of your answer and upload on Seesaw

Bonus

*Choose any activity from Bonus list emailed by your teacher.

*Take a virtual field trip: https://www.farmfood360.ca/?utm_source=domain&utm_campaign=www.virtualfarmtours.ca&utm_medium=redirect

*Music with Ms. C: https://safeyoutube.net/w/yUx5

*Art with Mrs. Adamos: https://wolfpackartistsblog.wordpress.com

 

 

 

1st Grade Q3 Curriculum for Week 9, 3/9-3/13

Reading– Students are reading Benchmark Unit 8. For shared reading, the text, “The Wind and the Sun”, will be read and used for discussion to answer the question: What lesson did the characters teach us in “The Wind and the Sun”?

Grammar – We are continuing to work on editing by using special marks to rewrite our work the correct way.

Writing– Students will continue to review how to write an Informative Paragraph. There are a minimum of six sentences:

  1. Topic sentence: I know a lot about _________________.
  2. 4 Facts with details: Did you know _____________, One fact is ________________, According to the article/video ________________, Lastly ________________
  3. Conclusion: Now you know about ________________.

Math– We will begin a new chapter. In Chapter 8, students will practice how to add and subtract two-digit numbers such as 40 + 21 = ________.

Social Studies/Science– Students will introduced to Sound and Vibration. Some vocabulary words are communicate, sound, vibrate, volume, waves and bounce.

Essential question: How do vibrations create sound?

Art/Music– On Thursday

 

Dates to remember:

Th, 3/12-Th, 3/19 * Scholastic Book Fair.

Th, 3/12-Th, 3/19 * Parent-Teacher Conferences (Minimum Days)

M, 4/6 * School Resumes (Minimum Day)