Grade 1

 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 6, 2015


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 13, 2015
September 20, 2015


Review Computer Lab Rules

Practice Logging into: 1st in Math

Practice Keyboarding - Home Row


This is not the longest word in the dictionary. Do you know how many

letters 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 27, 2015
October 4, 2015

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.

Introduce Word Processing using Special Keys

Let students explore their new skills.

October 11, 2015
October 18, 2015


Computer Care Safety & Mouse Review

Keeping the Computer Lab dust and lint free

NETS - Standard 2

Microfiber Cloths-located under your monitor. Use this cloth to keep
your computer clean and free of fingerprints.

Clean monitor by pressing firm and clean
Clean PC to remove dust and dirt
Clean mouse to remove dust and dirt
Turn keyboard upside-down and tap on table lightly to loosen any
    debris that fell between keys
Clean keyboard and table under keyboard
Clean your work table
Neatly fold your Microfiber Cloth and place it under your monitor with
    the curved edge facing out

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 Google

Review how to open and close tabs

Practice using the mouse with the following links:

 Remind students about web page tabs and practice.

Happy Halloween
 October 25, 2015
 November 1, 2015

 Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

Computer Parts

Computer Puzzle
November 8, 2015
November 15, 2015

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

Thanksgiving Letter

  • 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 22, 2015
November 29, 2015

December 6, 2015

December 13, 2015


 Hour of Code

Hour of Code

December 20, 2015

North Pole
 January 3, 2016
January 10, 2016

Mom or the Tooth Fairy, Who works harder?

Tooth Fairy vs. Mom

Opinion Writing

When you are finished visit:

Counting Money

ABCya! Learning Coins

Money Bingo

Enough Money?

Which is More?

Fruit Shoot Coins

Coin Memory Game


 January 17, 2016
January 24, 2016

Catholic Schools Week Invitation

OREO - Informative Writing

OREO - Informative Writing

Thank you to Steve Ignacio for this wonderful writing lesson plan.
When you are finished go to:

January 31, 2016

February 7, 2016



Catholic Schools Week

Butterfly Life Cycle

Watch & Listen to Eric Carle Read
The Very Hungry Caterpillar 

Very Hungry Catepillar

Complete the Butterfly Life-cycle Activity

February 14, 2016

February 21, 2016


Go to the links below when you are finished.

Discovering Coin Values

When you are finished visit:

Counting Money

ABCya! Learning Coins

Money Bingo

Enough Money?

Which is More?

Fruit Shoot Coins

Coin Memory Game


February 28, 2016

March 27, 2016


Week 25 - Research for Animal Project 

Open Google Chrome Browser

View Web Pages with teacher/class

Organize your work
Create a folder on desktop with your project and name
Copy an image
Save image in your folder on the desktop

Week 26 Research

Edit research

Week 27 - Finish Editing

Create a story about your animal using your images and research.

Week 28 - Play your PowerPoint Presentation

    March 27, 2016


April 3, 2016



Microsoft Paint Program

Explore toolbar

Create a simple project

Use tools - pencil, pen, spray can, and paint bucket

Change thickness of tool

Use paint bucket to fill an object with color

Use various text options - text-box, pen, pencil, spray can

Stamp/Insert graphics

Save a Project

Close Microsoft Paint

Give students time to explore on their own

 March 13, 2016
May 1, 2016

Animal Adaptation Power Point

Students will work with a partner to create their presentation.
Thank You to Steve Ignacio for creating this lesson.
Adaptation of Armadillo
Adaptation of Porcupine
Adaptation of Raccoon
Adaptation of Roadrunner
Adaptation of Skunk

 May 8, 2016


May 15, 2016


Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

May 22, 2016


May 29, 2016


 Keyboarding Practice - 10 min.

June 5, 2016


June 12, 2016


 Game Day