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Set Up a Remote Learning Schedule for 1st & 2nd Grade Teachers

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Get a 2-week plan and planning template! This collection will provide inspiration for remote learning instruction. You will be given a variety of ideas to help you personalize learning for 1st-2nd grade students.
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First Grade Skills Unit 7

For Teachers 1st Standards
New ReviewThe last unit in the series by Core Knowledge focuses on alternative spellings, nouns, verbs, conjunctions, subject-verb agreement, using commas in a series, constructing sentences, and following the writing process while writing...
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First Grade Skills Unit 6

For Teachers 1st Standards
New ReviewA unit explores alternative spellings, ways to include nouns, pronouns, adjectives, and prepositions in sentences, and writing personal narratives. Over 25 lessons, first graders participate in whole group and small group instruction....
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First Grade Skills Unit 5

For Teachers 1st Standards
New ReviewTwenty-two lessons make up a unit that focuses on first-grade skills. Scholars examine spelling alternatives—their rules and patterns, practice tricky spelling and high-frequency words, explore plural nouns and sentences, read a...
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First Grade Skills Unit 3

For Teachers 1st Standards
New ReviewFour weeks, 19 lessons—this unit covers five new vowel spelling patterns, tricky words, spellings, verb tenses, reading fables and exploring the writing process. Lessons offer review, an introduction to the concept, skills practice,...
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First Grade Skills Unit 2

For Teachers 1st Standards
New ReviewNineteen lessons make-up a four-week-long unit that explores long vowel sounds, nouns, and 11 high-frequency words. Lessons scaffold information to gain confidence in reading a decodable text and answering questions. Routines include...
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Remote Book Clubs: Nurturing Community and Connection

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
In a time when collaboration is challenging, connect peers through a good book using a remote book club. Core principles include autonomy, goal setting, and collaboration between classmates. Diverse reads boost reading skills as well as...
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Sam’s Helicopter Ride

For Students 1st Standards
First graders read a short story and answer questions based on what they read. The question set includes multiple choice and short answer questions.
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Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
A thorough lesson plan takes your first grade class through Jane Yolen's beautiful Owl Moon. It crafts the unit with clear objectives, high-level guiding questions, cloze activities and sentence frames, and extension activities at the...
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A Reading Guide to Sarah, Plain and Tall

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Eliminate the hard work of creating an entire literature unit with this reading guide for the novel Sarah, Plain and Tall. From background information about the author and her motivation for writing the story to reading comprehension...
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“I Can” Common Core! 1st Grade Reading

For Teachers 1st Standards
I can read and understand fiction and nonfiction texts! Here is a great checklist that highlights 19 first grade Common Core reading standards. The resource is three pages long. Pages one and two focus on comprehension for fiction and...
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Teach This Poem: “Home” by Bruce Weigl

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
New ReviewA poetry lesson takes a close look at home. Scholars discuss with partners what they are most grateful for at their homes. A timelapse video showcases potato tubers growing. While watching, pupils write down what they notice. Learners...
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Teach This Poem: “One day is there of the series” by Emily Dickinson

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
New ReviewA instructional activity begins with learners saying three words they associate with Thanksgiving dinner. They examine a picture of a menu from a Thanksgiving meal and discuss what they believe the artist wants them to feel, pointing out...
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Teach This Poem: "Tamales on Christmas" by Christian Robinson

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
A lesson spotlights the poem "Tamales on Christmas" by Christian Robinson. Scholars discuss their favorite foods and then examine a lively picture of a family preparing tamales. After listening to the poem twice, learners participate in...
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Teach This Poem: "In a Neighborhood in Los Angeles" by Francisco X. Alarcón

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
After sketching an essential person and reading an article, scholars read the poem "In a Neighborhood in Los Angeles" by Francisco X. Alarcón. They listen to the poem in English and Spanish and record lines that stand out to them. Small...
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Teach This Poem: "November 2: Día De Los Muertos" By Alberto Ríos

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Scholars examine a colorful and detailed picture, then view an engaging video in preparation for reading the poem "November 2: Día De Los Muertos" by Alberto Ríos. Learners discuss their observations, feelings conveyed, and the...
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Teach This Poem: "The Teller of Tales" by Gabriela Mistral

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
The poem "The Teller of Tales" by Gabriela Mistral is the subject of a thoughtful lesson that allows scholars to listen to or read the poem, then discuss its meaning. 
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Reading Adventure Pack: Building

For Parents 1st - 2nd Standards
Scholars become architects in an engaging unit on building structures. The Reading Adventure Pack features Roberto: The Insect Architect by Nina Laden and Construction Zone with photographs by Richard Sobol, text by Cheryl Willis Hudson....
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Reading Adventure Pack: Weather

For Parents 1st - 2nd Standards
A reading adventure pack focuses on the weather, featuring a fiction and nonfiction book. Scholars read Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett and Seymour Simon then complete three creative activities. Participants craft paper...
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Reading Adventure Pack: Cooking

For Parents 1st - 2nd Standards
A Reading Adventure Pack focuses on cooking. After reading the fiction book Easy as Pie by Cari Best and the nonfiction book How Did That Get in My Lunchbox? by Chris Butterworth, scholars participate in three hands-on activities....
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Reading Adventure Pack: Oceans

For Parents 1st Standards
Flotsam by David Wiesner and The Magic School Bus on the Ocean Floor by Joanna Cole, illustrated by Bruce Degen, begin a reading adventure pack that focuses on oceans. With story listening and thoughtful discussion, scholars complete...
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Reading Adventure Pack: Rocks

For Parents 1st - 2nd Standards
A Reading Adventure Pack focuses on rocks. Scholars take part in three activities after reading a fiction and nonfiction text—The Jade Stone, a Chinese folktale adapted by Caryn Yacowitz, and Rocks in His Head by Carol Otis Hurst. First,...
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Reading Adventure Pack: Folktales

For Parents 1st Standards
Following a reading and thorough discussion of books—Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti by Gerald McDermott and The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons—scholars complete three activities. First, they use playdough or cookie dough to create...
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Reading Adventure Pack: Time

For Parents 1st Standards
An activity packet explores the concept of time. First, scholars read two stories—The Very Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle and Telling Time: How to Tell Time on Digital and Analog Clocks! by Jules Older, illustrated by Megan Halsey....