Mrs. Walquist's

1st Grade

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Announcements

1. Be sure to sign up for Classroom Dojo. It is the perfect way to communicate.

2. Please check your child's folder every night for homework, and graded papers.



Students should be reading at home at minimum of 30 min. per night. This will help them meet their AR goals!

  • Wacky Tacky Christmas Apparel is Friday, December 14
  • Chapter 6 Math test is Tuesday, December 18th.
  • P.J. Day and Classroom Parties are Friday, December 21st. This is a 2:00 dismissal day.

Math Information

Chapter 6 Learning Targets

Chapter 6 “Count and Model Numbers”

I can use place value to model, read, and write numbers to 120.

Lesson 1: I can count by ones to extend a counting sequence up to 120.

Lesson 2: I can count by tens from any number to extend a counting sequence up to 120.

Lesson 3: I can use models and write to represent equivalent forms of ten and ones.

Lesson 4: I can use objects, pictures, and numbers to represent a ten and some ones.

Lesson 5: I can use objects, pictures, and numbers to represent tens.

Lesson 6: I can group objects to show numbers to 50 as tens and ones.

Lesson 7: I can group objects to show numbers to 100 as tens and ones.

Lesson 8: I can solve problems using the strategy make a model.

Lesson 9: I can read and write numerals to represent a number of 100 to 110 objects.

Lesson 10: I can read and write numerals to represent a number of 110 to 120 objects.



Reading Information

This Week's Reading Learning Target

"I can compare and contrast"

We will have a quiz at the end of each week over the story from our Reading series. This is a comprehension quiz and covers skills such as plot, setting, sequence, character, etc.

Helpful Reading Tips

When you read a story with your child ask them the following key questions:

1. Ask them to predict what they believe the story will be about by looking at the title.

2. What is the genre of the story (fiction or non-fiction)?

3. What is the author's purpose for writing the story (to entertain, to give information, to persuade)?

4. Who are the characters?

5. Have you read a story with similar characters?

6. What is the setting of the story?

7. What is the plot (problem) in the story?

8. Does this story make you think of anything you've done before?

9. Did you learn a lesson from this story?