1st Grade Homework

1st Grade 2019-2020 Mondays, 12:30-3:00
Instructor: Heather Villareal 

At Home Work for Week 14 (12/2)
Language Arts
Sonlight First Grade Language Arts — Week 14 Activities & Activity Sheets
Spelling Words — crib, crop, drink, drum, grass, grin, drill, grip, put, my
ReadingThe Bug Cup through Lots of Bugs to Nab!
Math 
None scheduled for the break

History/Science 
Christmas Around the World Booklet — read the passages in the book and answer the corresponding questions/fill in the blanks on the corresponding country page; complete the “My Family Tradition” page at the back.

This is an optional activity that I thought might be fun for over the break. 

At Home Work for Week 13 (Nov 18)
Language Arts
Sonlight First Grade Language Arts — Week 13 Activities & Activity Sheets
Spelling Words — think, plan, plus, skip, slap, bunk, junk, plot, sled, should, could
Reading — The Slick Sled through A Bad Plug? 
Extra — blends worksheet(s) — ignore the “spin & color” portion and simply have your child color the pictures based on their beginning blend sound, according to the color chart/key. 
Math
Singapore Math 1A — Unit 8: Length, Unit 9: Weight
US Edition — p 78-88,  workbook exercise 56-61
Standards Edition — p 91-101, workbook exercises 1-3 (p 150-156) & 1-3 (p 157-162)
History
Timeline — 490 BC — Battle of Marathon (write it on)
Map — use Google Maps to compare distances from your home to familiar places (school, church, extra curricular activities, etc.) and to find a route that is 26 miles (the distance from Marathon to Athens; the length of a modern day marathon race)
Print one of these maps and trace the length, finding the route you might use to run it if you were to run a marathon. Consider using Google Maps to also print/look at the route from Marathon to Athens (Greece) as well.
Science 
Health Unit 6 — finish the health worksheets sent home
Extra 
Thanksgiving — thankfulness coloring page, Thanksgiving flip book, Thanksgiving word puzzle
At Home Work for Week 12 (Nov 11)
Language Arts
Sonlight First Grade Language Arts — Week 12 Activities & Activity Sheets
Spelling Words — black, click, flag, glad, glass, clap, flat, clock, here, way
ReadingThe BB Gun through A Bad Shot?
Math
Singapore Primary Math 1A — Unit 7: Shapes: Common Shapes
US Edition — p 68-77, workbook ex. 50-55

Standards Edition — p79-90, workbook ex 1-7 (p132-149)

**PLEASE See the follow-up email that was sent regarding an adjusted schedule for this week. Thank you!**

History
Veteran’s Day – discuss Veteran’s Day & any wars in as much/little detail as you are comfortable with for your child; discuss any veterans in the family that you may have
Timeline – you may write in the following events/rulers (there are not premade figures):
Athens — 
600 BC – Code of Draco; Solons Laws
560 BC – Pisistratus
510 BC – Cleisthenes
Review what makes a law just or unjust, discuss current laws/rules and why they are just or unjust. 
Rome —
509 BC – Tarquin driven out of Rome; Rome became a Republic
458 BC – Cincinnatus served as emergency “dictator” in Rome and then returned to his farm
Dictator, in this case, means a person who led the army in a time of danger
Science
Health Unit 5 (we are skipping Unit 4) – complete the health worksheets that were sent home, about when to call 911, who is a stranger, etc. The cover sheet could be removed and hung on the fridge (or a similar one created) for home emergency reference (with phone numbers, address, etc.). 
At Home Work for Week 11 (Nov. 4)
Language Arts
Sonlight First Grade Language Arts – Week 11 Activities & Activity Sheets
Spelling Words – back, neck, fall, rock, wall, pick, sack, ducks, three, four
Reading –  Hot Dogs through All in One Tent!
Math
Singapore Primary Math 1 – Numbers to 20: Addition & Subtraction
US Edition – p 67, workbook exercises 46-49
Standards Edition – p75-78, workbook exercises 11-15 (p 114-123)
(skip Review 4 & 5 unless your student needs the extra practice)
History
Map – on the map of China, find and label: Yellow River (Huang River), Long River (Yangtze River), the Himalaya mountains, the Gobi Desert, and the Pacific Ocean. These are all reasons why China was so isolated a civilization early on.
Timeline – there are assorted timeline figures that were sent home (a full sheet) that can be added; topics covered today that can be added:
1st Date in Chinese History
Chinese begin weaving silk
First Kite
Shang Dynasty
Magnetic Compass
First Chinese Language Dictionary
Inventions – complete the Inventions Sort worksheet that was sent home (cut/paste the terms & definitions)
Science 
Complete the Food Groups booklet that was sent home
Over the next few weeks (please don’t try to do all of these activities in one week!), try the various experiments/suggestions in the Physical Fitness booklet that was sent home.
We did “The Nose Knows” today in class with pear/apple/potato, but feel free to repeat it with flavors of yogurt if you wish.