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Weekly Outline 

January 14th- 18th 2018 

Grade 1 Ms. Desa  


Language Arts  

(Ms. Desa)  

Open Court Reading: We are starting our Unit: Let’s Read. This week we will read various books that focus on statements.


Spelling: This week we will begin spelling. Our spelling words will be introduced on Monday. Students will practice these words in class. Each night there will be homework assigned to help the students. Group 1s words are: t

oo, rude, room, zoo, glue, soon, cool, moon, food, pool.  Group 2s words are: winning, tapped, clapping, digging, slipped, stepped, running, dropped, skipped, hugged. Our spelling test will be on Friday.


Writing: This week students will work on different writing techniques in their Handwriting Without Tears workbooks. We will focus on correctly forming our letter “Ee” as well as size and spacing in general.


(Ms. Desa)  

This week students will continue to focus on Saxon Lessons 75-77 and will have a math test on Friday.

Physical Education 

(Coach Fretz) 

Students will be taking part in basketball skill development this week. Students will also take part in cooperative games to earn points for their House (Torrin, Malliag, Kyleakin).  


(Ms. James)  

This week students will continue practicing their new pointillism technique.  Over the next few week, students will work on a collaborative piece inspired by the famous painting “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte”.


(Mr. Kudera) 

The students will continue to practice reading the lines of the treble clef. They will also practice playing quarter and half note rhythms in common time.


(Mme. Grovum) 

Students will continue their unit on Family.

Social Studies 

(Ms. Desa) 

This week in social studies we will begin our 1st unit: Roles & Responsibility. This week we will talk about how we grow and change.


(Ms. Desa)  

We will begin our unit, “Energy in Our Lives”. We start our energy conferences Tuesday. Students will do an experiment using paper fans and ping pong balls.


(Coach Fretz)  

Students will begin their new unit on unhealthy habits and healthy alternatives this week.  They will continue to learn about unhealthy choices and healthy alternatives.


(Mr. Kudera)  

  • review login procedures

  • keyboarding exercises

  • creating a document in Google Docs


(Ms. Weston)  

Students will be introduced to the Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet. Students will view the storyline of the play and choose their top 3 choices for characters they would like to play.

Media Arts

(Mrs. Grovum)

Students will examine Diversity in Literature this week as we celebrate Diversity Week