1st Grade / Week 7 / April 27-May 1

Weekly Learning Goal: 

  • Students will spend 60 – 90 minutes daily doing literacy activities – reading, listening, speaking, writing, and technology 
    • Read To Self for 15 minutes every day.  

      • Use books from your book box, your green Journeys books, or EPIC! books website 

    • Listen to Reading for 15 minutes every day

      • A parent can read to you, use a website like Storyline Online, Bookflix, YouTube or EPIC! 

    • Daily Writing for 15 minutes every day 

      • Do free writing about you and your life with a drawing to match.  

      • Do a page in your handwriting practice book 

Additional Literacy Activities: Please choose 1 or 2 tasks to do each day  


  1. Listen to the story, What Can You Do, using the link below.



  1.  Retell the story to someone in your family, a pet or a stuffed animal. Be sure to use these sentences to help you: 

  • The title of the story is ________________ 

  • It is a nonfiction story that is mostly about ___________________________________ 

  • One thing I can do well is ______________ 

  • One thing I want to get better at is _______ 

  • I liked this story because _______________ 


     3.  Create your own What Can You Do Book.  Talk to your family.  Ask them about something they can already do well and one thing they want to get better at or learn how to do.  

Mrs. Urbanski’s Example 



Can Turn In: 

Take a picture or video of any activity you do and load it to the “Portfolio” or “Messages” tab on Class Dojo  

4.Watch the video on nonfiction text features 

Nonfiction Text Features


Now You Try It – Look at the nonfiction pages below.  See if you can find some text features.  Make a list of the text features you find.