Grade 1
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."

 Week of:  Class #  Lesson (s)
 September 8, 20141

Welcome to Saint Laurence School 


Welcome students back to Saint Laurence School.
Welcome new students to Saint Laurence School.
Give students their seats.
Explain where to go if we have a Fire Drill
Explain "Class Yes" to Students
Explain Classroom Rules to Students with Gestures

Rule 1: Follow Directions Quickly!

Rule 2: Raise Your Hand for Permission to Speak!

Rule 3: Raise Your Hand for Permission to Leave Your Seat!

Rule 4: Make Smart Choices!

Rule 5: Keep Your Dear Teacher Happy!!  

Teach students how to log on to their computer and go to SLS Learners.

Practice Logging into:

 September 15, 2014
September 22, 2014


 Review Computer Lab Rules
Practice Logging into:



This is not the longest word in the dictionary. Do you know how many letter are in this word? Can you say this word? Come on now, you know how to sound it out, start with the first 5 letters... s_u_p_e_r  now sound out the next 4 letters and say it out loud and put the first part and the second part together...keep are you smart...when you are finished highlight the word and paste it in your Google search window and have fun exploring what this word means.

 September 29, 2014
 October 6, 2014

Practice Logging into: Last week for practice login.

Special Keys

Special Keys - I will identify Spacebar, Enter, CAPS LOCK, Backspace, and Delete. We will open Microsoft Word and students will type their name, then change the size to Font 48. Press Enter Key and Press CAPS LOCK and type their name again. Backspace the last letter in your name.

 October 13, 2014
October 20, 2014

Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

Mouse Review

Lesson: Open and close web page tabs

Review Computer Lab Rules & Procedures

Review how to hold a mouse, clicking & clicking and dragging

Review how to get to , SLS Learners Website with

How to open and close tab

Practice using the mouse with the following sites:

 Remind students about web page tabs and practice.

Happy Halloween
 October 27, 2014
November 3, 2014

 Computer Lab Updated!

Students will explore the new equipment by going to Google Earth and finding SLS.

Next, the can look for their home or explore one of the tours listed at the bottom of the screen on Google Earth.

Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

Computer Parts

Computer Puzzle
 November 10, 2014
November 17, 2014


Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

 Thanksgiving Letter

Students will write a Thanksgiving Letter to Parents with a border and clip art.

  • Open and close for Microsoft Word
  • Change font size
  • Change font style
  • Save As: gr1Name-Thanksgiving
  • Save As:  gr1Name-Thanksgiving in Thanksgiving Folder
  • Add whole page border
  • insert clip art, re-size clip art and placement of clip art
  • insert call out, re-size call out and placement of call out
  • Print

 November 24, 2014
December 1, 2014


Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

 Macy's Perseverance

Thank You to: Steve Ignacio

When you are finished visit:

 December 8, 2014
December 15, 2014


 Hour of Code
 December 22, 2014
December 29, 2014


 Merry Christmas

 January 5, 2015
 January 12, 2015


Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

 All About Me

Microsoft Word Graphic Organizer

When you are finished visit:

 January 19, 2015

 Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

Catholic Schools Week Invitation

Informative Writing

When you are finished visit:

 January 26, 2015

 Catholic Schools Week Celebration

 February 2, 1015
February 9, 2015


Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

 Mom or the Tooth Fairy, Who works harder?

Opinion Writing

When you are finished visit:

Discovering Coin Values

 February 16, 2015
February 23, 2015


 Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

Tooth Fairy vs. Mom

News Broadcast

 March 2, 2015
and March 9, 2015


 Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

A Steve Ignacio Lesson

Opinion Writing - on hold for now
 March 16, 2015
March 23, 2015


 Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

Butterfly Life Cycle

Watch & listen to Eric Carle read

" The Very Hungry Caterpillar "

Complete the Butterfly Life Cycle Activity

 March 30, 2015
April 6, 2015


Research for Animal Project 

Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

Itsy Bitsy Spider

Narrative Writing

 April 13, 2015
April 20, 2015


 Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

Animal Research Project

 April 27, 2015
May 4, 2015


 Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

Animal Research Project

 May 11, 2015
May 18, 2015


Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

 Go to: Grade 1 Links

 May 25, 2015
June 1, 2015


Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

 Microsoft Media Player

Students will watch their weather videos.

June 8, 2015
 39Game Day!
Classes will visit according to their exam schedule.